Mercurial weather is a fact of life in Kenya, but the floods of early 2018 sent the country into a watery crisis. Amidst all this turmoil, we received a startling call on the morning of 20th March: While on patrol, Mara Elephant Project scouts spotted a creature bobbing among the angry whitecaps of the Mara River.
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3 years old
20 March 2018
Masai Mara, Lemek Conservancy
Date of Birth (approximate)
12 March 2018
Age at Rescue
1 week old (approx)
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