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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2 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 suckling his trunk
Nabulu, Kiombo, Tamiyoi and Maisha browsing
Kiombo, Maktao and Musiara wrestling
Kiombo and Maktao having a strength testing match
Tagwa in the forest with Ziwadi, Kiasa and Kiombo
Kiombo and Maktao wrestling
Kiombo and Maktao playing