Tuskers of the region: LETABA
Tuskers of Kruger
A characteristic large V-shaped tear/notch in the middle of the left earlobe, notable small hole about 10cm below the tear
Both ears are clean. Left more curved then right tusk, very classically shaped tusks, almost equal in
Left ear: notch and loose piece of skin near center of the ear. Tusks: Both tusks almost equal in length and shaped in classically
Clean right ear, in the left ear (the lower part) a small notch with a small piece of loose skin. Both tusks are curved
Small hole in the lower section of the left ear. Both tusks are almost equal in lenght
Right ear: small hole, left ear: two small holes. Both tusks curved inwards. Named and collared, June 2012, by STE (Save the Elephants
A small notch in right ear (centre), left ear two very small holes but not good visible. The right tusk has been broken long time
ago but is growing again.
Right ear, small hole, a V-shaped notch and at top of the earlobe a loose piece of skin. Small notch in left ear. Right tusk is thick
and curved, left tusk is broken
Widely splayed tusks. Left tusk slightly longer then the right tusk. A small hole at the lower part of the left ear. Some
skin at the upper trunk
Letaba - Mopani - Phalaborwa
Left ear: U-shaped notch near the center, Right ear: a small notch also near the center. Right tusk long and curved, left tusk broken
and pointing a bit to the left
Right ear: small piece of loose skin, Left ear: several notches in the lower part of the ear and notch in the center of the ear. Tusks:
Almost equal in length and slightly curved
Overview of the named & future Tuskers of region LETABA (roughly between Olifants & bridge north
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ID Marks - Description
Left ear: Almost clean Right ear: piece of loose skin near the middle Tusks: almost equal in length Left tusk: tip
has been broken
Future Tuskers of region LETABA:
"missing numbers" have been moved to the named tuskers
Identification: Right ear: Large U-shaped notch, Left ear: some small notches at the top
Tusks: almost equal in length
Identification: Left ear: A big tear at the lower part. Right ear: Small notch at the lower part. Tusks: Almost equal in length and curved inwards
Identification: Left ear: Mainly clean, Right ear: Small notch near the center. Tusks: Curved upwards and almost equal in length. Grass-notch on left tusk
Identification: Left ear: Mainly clean, Right ear: Wide notch near the center.
Tusks: Both are thick and almost equal in length. Tip of left tusk broken , probably caused by a grass-notch
Identification: Left ear: Big notch and small hole. Right ear: Small notch.
Tusks: Almost equal in length. Grass-notch at left tusk.
** Relative young bull with potential because length and thickness of the tusks.
Identification: Left ear: Small notch near the center. Right ear: Wide notch near the center
Tusks: Right tusk a bit longer.
Identification: Left ear: Clean. Right ear: small v shaped notch near the center
Tusks: Almost equal in length