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Named after a waterhole in the Shingwedzi river near the mouth of the Gadzingwe Spruit, meaning "wound or sore"

Right tusk bowed and curved, left tusk more straight. He has a distinctive kink in his tail. One tusk has been broken. Tshilonde is presumed dead but not confirmed, no carcass found.

The area of Shingwedzi rest camp at the mouth of the Gadzingwe Spruit
Tuskers of Africa
Big Tuskers of Yesterday
Photographed by: Dave West

Location: Shingwedzi Riverbed

Date: year 2000