On October 5th Ol Lentille Rangers on routine patrol sighted an abandoned baby elephant calf, estimated to be 18 months old. There were no other elephants in the area, and the fate of her mother remained unclear. The Rangers were posted on 24 hour follow-and-observe duty.
7 years old
7 October 2013
Samburu, Naibunga Conservancy
Date of Birth (approximate)
7 July 2012
Age at Rescue
1 year old (approx)
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