This story began with Neville Sheldrick on a routine patrol flight in one of the Trust’s planes, heading to the Southern sector of Tsavo East National Park from the DSWT Kaluku headquarters. While en route, in an area known as the triangle towards the Tsavo and Athi River junction, he noticed a tiny elephant calf escorted by two big bull elephants. He flew the area scouring for evidence of elephant herds but sighted no other elephants in the area.
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3 years old
30 October 2017
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East National Park
Date of Birth (approximate)
15 April 2017
Age at Rescue
6 months old (approx)
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Kiasa snuggling up to Roho
Kiasa joining Naboishu where he was browsing
Kiasa with Larro and Olorien
Nabulu and Kiasa watching over Roho
Kiasa and Nabulu challenging each other
Kiasa watching over Kinyei
Kiasa sitting in the mud
Kiasa naughtily climbing on Nabulu