On the evening of the 24th of April Angela Sheldrick was contacted by Craig Miller from Big Life regarding an orphaned elephant who had been located stuck in a waterhole in Amboseli.
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3 years old
25 April 2016
Amboseli Ecosystem, Amboseli Environs
Date of Birth (approximate)
1 January 2016
Stuck in mud
Age at Rescue
3 months old (approx)
Ithumba Reintegration Unit
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Ambo running down for his midday mud bath.
A close-up of Ambo enjoying his milk.
Ambo enjoying his milk with his Keeper.
Ambo smelling for his milk.
Ambo running for 9am milk bottle
Ambo with Kuishi after 9am feed
Ambo in the forest
Ambo drinking his milk