Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Namibia
Phenotype: Savanna (based on geographical location)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 05/03/2014
Embargoed until 15/08/2014
16733 km²
Dryseason
16 transects
Recorded at stratum level
Show aggregates
318
Bwabwata
3789km²
2073
Kwando
1353km²
165
Linyanti
381km²
3299
Buffalo/Mahango
2323km²
301
Salambala
2506km²
1923
Susuwe
1134km²
The elephant estimates derived from an aerial sample count done in Caprivi region, Namibia. The survey was carried out during the early dry season,between May and June 2013 using a fixed wing Cessna 182 aircraft.
Source:Craig, G. C. and Gibson, D. C. (2013a). 'Aerial survey of Elephants and other wildlife in the Caprivi, May/June 2013'. Namibia: WWF.
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