More
    HomeTop StoriesDida, Africa's biggest female tusker elephant, died.

    Dida, Africa’s biggest female tusker elephant, died.

    Published on

    Dida, the oldest and biggest female Tusker in Africa, has died at the ripe old age of 60 to 65, according to Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS).

    Dida was featured in several documentaries and was a must-see for visitors.

    KWS announced Dida’s death from old age on their official Twitter account.

    A matriach has rested
    We are saddened by the death of Dida who was possibly Africa’s largest female Tusker and a Matriarch residing in
    @KWSTsavoEast National Park. She died from natural causes due to old age having lived a full life to about 60-65 years old.

    KWS Tweets.

    Dida, according to KWS, “was really an iconic matriarch of Tsavo and a wonderful reservoir of many decades’ worth of wisdom.” She guided her herd through many seasons and difficult times, and she was the focus of several documentaries as well as a major draw for visitors.

    KWS said, “Those who got to know her via pictures and videos as well as those who had the exquisite pleasure of meeting her in person will remember her.”

    Subscribe for the Latest news updates.
    KenyanStory
    KenyanStoryhttps://www.kenyanstory.com
    KenyanStory informs you of the most relevant news and stories about Kenyans. Don't forget to share what you've read.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Captcha verification failed!
    CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

    Follow Us

    7,089FansLike
    59FollowersFollow

    Latest

    Sakaja’s cabinet nominees approved by the Nairobi Assembly.

    The Nairobi County Assembly has given Governor Johnson Sakaja's proposed executive cabinet its approval. After...

    MPs approves candidates for Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA)

    On Thursday, the seven candidates for the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) were unanimously...

    Arrow Bwoy and Nadia Mukami have split up.

    Couple Arrow Bwoy and singer Nadia Mukami have split up. Nadia announced on social...

    Ruto orders the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to surrender TUK University Land.

    Thursday, December 8, President William Ruto issued an order to the Ministry of Foreign...

    More like this

    MPs approves candidates for Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA)

    On Thursday, the seven candidates for the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) were unanimously...

    Aircraft Crash in Tsavo National Park Kills Father and Son

    On December 8 in Tsavo National Park, an aircraft crash claimed the lives of...

    Forward Travellers matatu full of passengers overturns along Jogoo Road.

    Residents of Buruburu were overcome with fear on Thursday, December 8 when a bus...