In the early morning of the 9th September 2018 KWS Company Commander of the Taita Ranches, Mr Salim Makomba, received a report from the community regarding a submerged baby elephant located on privately owned land in Mzee Kirema’s dam outside of Tsavo East National Park towards Mackinnon Road. The community members told how they had watered their livestock late the previous evening and while there was a herd of elephants nearby there was no stricken elephant seen in the dam at that time.
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2 years old
9 September 2018
Tsavo Ecosystem, Taita Ranches
Date of Birth (approximate)
1 March 2017
Stuck in mud
Age at Rescue
1 year old (approx)
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Dololo and Tagwa at the milk feeding point
Dololo out in the forest
Dololo and Maktao browsing
Maisha and Dololo browsing
Dololo enjoying his milk
Dololo at the milk feeding point
Dololo, Mukkoka and Larro walking in the field
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