Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Zimbabwe
Phenotype: Savanna (based on geographical location)
Data contributed by diane.skinner@iucn.org, last updated 03/04/2012
281 transects
Recorded at stratum level
Show aggregates
34322
Hwange National Park
15219km²
833
Communal areas
2608km²
1829
Matetsi Complex
4399km²
2781
Forest Areas
2344km²
This report presents the results of an aerial sample count of north-west Matabeleland in Zimbabwe. The survey, conducted in October-November 2007, included Hwange, Zambezi, and Kazuma Pan National Parks, Matetsi and Deka Safari Areas, Ngamo and Sikumi Forest Areas, and the Tsholotsho and Maitengwe communal lands.
Source:Dunham, K.M., Mackie, C.S., Musemburi, O.C., Zhuwau, C., Mtare, T.G., Taylor, R.D. and Chimuti, T. (2007). ‘Aerial survey of elephants and other large herbivores in north-west Matabeleland, Zimbabwe: 2007'. Harare, Zimbabwe: WWF-SARPO-Occasional Paper 19.
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