On the 28th of February 2013 a lone female calf was sighted by staff at Borana Lodge in northern Kenya. Although the baby elephant was clearly unaccompanied there were elephant herds within the area, so the staff decided to wait and see whether the calf would re-join her family.
7 years old
2 March 2013
Laikipia, Borana Ranch
Date of Birth (approximate)
28 February 2012
Age at Rescue
1 year old (approx)
Umani Springs Reintegration Unit
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