Explore the Plan for Tembo Preserve

Making a Home for African Elephants in Northern California

“We are working closely with the community to ensure a strong partnership that benefits the residents of Tehama County and provides a healthy environment for the elephants."

Dr. Joel Parrot

President & CEO, Oakland Zoo

Location and Preservation

Learn how environment and animal science come together to create an ideal environment for elephants.

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Learn about the facilities and see where they'll be located on the preserve.

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Environmental Considerations

Learn how the preserve will protect both the environment and elephant health.

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