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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Mapia and Kuishi scratching
Mapia, Kuishi and Malima coming for milk
Kuishi leading the orphans to the field.
Narok, Malima, Mapia, and Kuishi all browsing together.
Kuishi playing at the mud bath.