Thaba has proven to be the exact opposite of his two bachelor companions and is a closed book, never showing his intentions, his big and all-knowing eyes not revealing a thing.


Mukwa the greedy one has a reputation for stealing feed from the other two elephants whenever he gets the chance. He is affectionately nick named 4X4 as he is the strongest of the trio and makes climbing the steep mountain slopes seem effortless.


Duma is the most humble and endearing of the three, yet ironically also the dominant bull. He shows superior intelligence, pays attention during training and has mastered all the handlers’ commands. All of which is done through a positive reinforcement reward system.