On 17th March Robert Carr-Hartley received a phone call from Governor Samuel Tunai of Narok County, the County which the Masai Mara Reserve falls within. He was calling in regard to reports of an orphaned elephant whose plight had come to his attention.
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3 years old
17 March 2019
Masai Mara National Reserve
Date of Birth (approximate)
20 March 2017
Age at Rescue
1 year old (approx)
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Kiombo rolling his trunk
Kiombo in a better mood mud bathing
Kiombo and Tagwa browsing
Musiara and Kiombo playing in the forest
Enkesha, Kiombo, and Maisha and the orphans
Kiombo enjoying a roll around
Kiombo scratching his eye
Kiombo in a yoga pose