Isilo The Biggest Tusker

Isilo from Tembe was the largest Elephant Tusker in Southern Africa

( A "Tusker" is an Elephant whose Tusks exceed 100lbs ( 45.45kg) )

"Isilo" Zulu for King, this page is now dedicated to the Late "Isilo" the elephant of Tembe Elephant Park, Isilo died of natural causes in January 2014. Here is a video tribute to Isilo:

The three largest Elephant Tuskers in Southern Africa are from Tembe and are quite visible as they tend to live in the south Isilo , Induna and Makobona.

Isilo Big Tusker Tembe

Isilo Big Tusker Tembe

Isilo at Tembe Waterhole

Isilo at Tembe Waterhole

Age Estimate 45 to 53

Tusks Weight Estimate 55 to 60 kg

Tusk Lenght Estimate 2.5m

Tusk Circumferance at lip 50 cm

Elephant Weight 6500 to 7000 kg

Elephant Height 3.2 m

Isilo
Isilo