Tuskers of the region: SHINGWEDZI
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Overview of and Information about  the Tuskers including the Potential ones of the region SHINGWEDZI(roughly between Mopani & Babalala)
 
 
 
 
  Recently updated: NKOMBO, MANDZEMBA & SHIPENE                Added: new named tusker Shingomeni
                                                            
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Both heavy and thick. Grass notch on right tusk. Left ear: Notches at the lower part, large notches near the center. Right ear: V-shaped notch at the lower part, smaller notches with a loose piece of skin near the center
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Left tusks is long and curved. Right tusk has been broken. Left ear is clean
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Both tusks curved inwards. Big notch in right ear, two small notches in the left ear
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clean right ear, left ear several very small notches and v-shaped notch at the lower part of the earlobe. Classic shaped tusks, equal in length
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tusks almost equal in length, right one a bit more curved. Almost clean ears, just a small notch in the right ear (top) and a small notch in the left ear (top) Named and collared by STE (Save the Elephants org) but probably lost his collar recently -May 2014-
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Right ear: 2 smaller notches at the lower part, a big notch in the center and a hole just under the big notch. Left ear: A notch in the lower part. Tusks: Both tusks curved upwards. Left tusk a bit higher then right tusk
Shingwedzi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Small notches in both ears. Both tusks are almost equal in lenght, thick and mainly straight
Shingwedzi - Mopani
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Curved tusks. Thickend skin on his trunk. Right ear: a small hole and a V-shaped notch, small piece of loose skin. Left ear: Two U-shaped notches and a small hole
Shingwedzi - Mopani
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Left ear small notches near the center and hole in the upper part of the earlobe. Almost straight tusks, almost equal in length. Named and collared by STE (Save the Elephants org) but probably lost his collar recently -May 2014-
Shingwedzi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classically shaped tusks, Right ear is clean, Left ear: a hole on top of the ear, not always good visible
Shingwedzi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lost both tusks, only small part of left tusks is visible. Swelling behind left shoulder
Shingwedzi - Letaba
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Both tusks almost equal in lenght and both inward curved. Left ear: Bigger notch on top and at the lower part and many very smallnotches. Right ear: Two wider notches at the top
Shingwedzi - Babalala
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Right tusk, no left tusk. Left ear: small notch at the bottum of the earlobe and a bigger notch just under the center of the ear with a little piece of loose skin. Right ear: small notch at the bottum of the earlobe
Shingwedzi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Left tusk is much longer then the right. The left tusk has grown with the curve backwards towards the body
Shingwedzi
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NGUNYUPEZI 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Both tusks almost equal in lenght and classically shaped. Left ear: Very small notches and a small hole near the center, Right ear: very small notches
Shingwedzi - Babalala
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SHIPENE 

SHISHA 

TINYARHINI 

BABALALA 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Classically shaped and almost equal in length. Left ear: Unknown, Right ear: Almost clean     
 
Shingwedzi

MATIYOVIA 
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Right ear: Mainly clean. Left ear: small v-shaped notch near the center.  Tusks: Almost equal in length and curved inwards 
Shingwedzi - Babalala

MASHEKENI
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SHINGWEDZI
Potential tuskers of region:
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Shingwedzi

SHINGOMENI 
Left ear: Mainly clean, Right ear: Two small holes in the lower section.  Tusks: Almost equal in length, both tusks do have a grass-notch
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