Duke - one of the Kruger's big tuskers

by Paul
(Croc Bridge)



Duke was one of the Kruger Park's famous 'big-tuskers'. This photograph was taken after he broke his left tusk. Now he has broken the right tusk as well.

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Oct 08, 2011
Very sad
by: Mario

Thanks for the update Hanli.

Oct 07, 2011
R.I.P. Duke
by: Hanli

Duke, the "big Tusker" died on 01 September 2011 after it was discovered that his collar no longer send out any signals. It was a privilage to see him and he will be dearly missed.

Mar 23, 2010

Hi Do you know if Duke is still alive. I have been told that he died in AUG 2009.I have a great photo fo him taken in 2006.

Jan 04, 2010
What a grand old man!
by: Frank

It's always a privilege to see one of the Kruger Park's big tuskers. Does anyone have a more recent photograph of Duke with both broken tusks?

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