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Quick Facts about  KINNA
 

Gender  Female Date of Birth  Friday, October 15, 1999
Location Found  Kinna/ Meru
Age on Arrival  1 Week Old
Comments on Place Found  Found in a Water Hole, Stuck in the mud & severly sun burnt at Kinna
Reason for being Orphaned  Stuck in Mud


A This little female calf is estimated to have been born on or about 15th October 1999 and only 1 week old when rescued. She was discovered submerged in mud in a waterhole near 'Kina' within Meru National Park. She lay exposed to the sun all day before being rescued and extracted, but it was clear the sun had damaged her petal pink ears terribly. She was airlifted to our Nairobi Nursery and in time one ear was so sun damaged that it became like parchment and despite our best efforts to heal it, the top finally died and fell away completely. Due to her sun-damaged ears, Kinna has always been very distinctive and easily recognizable even amidst the wild herds when grown.



Kinna has been a forceful character from the outset, inclined to be bossy and a very precocious baby compared to others. She has always had an outgoing character, and with time, as she has grown older she has become a no nonsense girl, providing the discipline when needed.

Kinna and her blanket  Kinna with her damaged ear

Kinna's damaged ear  Kinna and her keeper

Kinna scratching against a tree


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