TPG Post has adopted an elephant in Malawi. His name is Humphrey, just as the Minister for Wildlife in Malawi. Read more...
is a male elephant (a bull). He is approximately 16 or 17 years old
and his shoulder height is 2,78 meter.
The elephants (Poentja, Good Star, Aali Ajali and Kaka
Mkubwa) in Vwaza Marsh Wildlife reserve located in the Nyika
Peace Park are quite adventurous and cover large distances.
Poentja and Good Star even crossed over to Zambia and roamed
through the Lundazi Forest Reserve. The other two elephants
came close to crossing the border, but remained within the
Poentja spends most of her time in
the central southern section of the park. However during November
last year she left this area and moved to the western boundary
of the park before crossing the international boundary, roaming
2km outside the reserve and into Zambia’s Lundazi Forest
Reserve of Zambia.
Of the two, Lotje has come closest to wandering across the
boundary into Zambia than Humphrey in the past two months.
|Nyika Peace Park|
Humphrey lives in the Nyika Peace Park. This is the first Peace Park not linked to South Africa and it combines different parks in Malawi and Zambia.
Humphrey was collared on the border of Malawi and Zambia, northwest of the regional Malawian capital, Mzuzu. Read more...
|African Safari to Malawi|
de Langen and Henk Gerritsen won the 'adopt an elephant-competition'
at TPG Post. Both of them won a trip to visit Humphrey in
Malawi! This trip took place in the last week of October 2004.
During their trip they visited the Nyika Peace Park where they've tried to find Lotje with the latest tracking systems. Read more...
|Track and Trace Humphrey|
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If you are one of the sponsors of Humphrey, you can Track and
Trace her and other adopted elephants here!
|Allocation of the Funds|
GoodFund has raised over €276,000 for the Peace Parks Foundation. Thanks to the help of everyone who adopted an elephant they can use these funds for many purposes concerning the development of transfrontier conservation areas. With these funds, the economic development, conservation of biodiversity and regional peace and stability are supported. Read more about the funds allocated to the Nyika Peace Park...