We received a phone call from Ian Craig of Lewa Downs at 12 noon on the 2nd of November regarding an elephant rescue from the West Gate Conservancy. Another elephant rescue from Northern Kenya, west of Samburu National Reserve, this time the same area where Loijuk was found.
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16 years old
2 November 2006
Samburu, West Gate Conservancy
Date of Birth (approximate)
22 October 2006
Panic separation / stampede
Age at Rescue
1 week old (approx)
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Lempaute joins the stockade orphans
Lempaute arriving at the stockade
Lempaute playing on the stockade terrace
Lempaute arrives at the stockades
Sinya left, Neptune, Solar, Seraa & Lempaute
Lempaute scratches bottoms
Lempaute and Kivuko catching up with the orphans
Lempaute and Lesanju arrive at the stockades