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
23 months old (approx)
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Maktao trying to climb on Kiombo's back
Kiasa and Kiombo being playful
Kiombo and Roho wrestling
Kiombo scratching up against a tree
Maktao warding Kiombo away
Kiombo and Kiasa at the mud bath
Kiombo, Naleku and Maktao dust bathing
Kiombo then trying to climb onto Mukkoka