On the 28th November, just as expectant clouds promised more hoped-for rain to relieve the drought that had gripped Tsavo National Park, the pilot from the Tsavo Trust sighted a tiny elephant calf standing beside her collapsed mother on the plains near Aruba.
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3 years old
28 November 2016
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
4 February 2016
Age at Rescue
9 months old (approx)
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Kuishi scratching against Mapia
Esampu, Kuishi and Ndiwa
Kuishi and Mapia having a drink
Kuishi leading orphans to the mud-bath
Kuishi leading orphans home