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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4 years old
17 March 2019
Masai Mara National Reserve
Date of Birth (approximate)
20 March 2017
Age at Rescue
23 months old (approx)
Umani Springs Reintegration Unit
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Kiombo looking for his friends
Kiombo at Umani Springs
Kiombo at the mud bath
Kiombo leading orphans through the forest
Kiombo and Kiasa stop to drink at the Springs
Kiasa, Maktao and Kiombo during their training
Maktao, Kiombo, Mukkoka greetin Maxwell