On the 19th of September KWS Officer Bernard Rono, who heads the DSWT funded Meru mobile Veterinary Unit, reported having received a baby male reticulated giraffe estimated to be just one week old, which had been rescued by KWS rangers on the Meru National Park boundary. The fate of his mother remains a mystery, but the location where he was found happens to be an area bedevilled by human wildlife conflict.
4 years old
20 September 2015
Meru Region, Meru National Park
Date of Birth (approximate)
13 September 2015
Age at Rescue
1 week old (approx)
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Kiko standing in his stockade
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Kiko out in the forest