A female calf of about 1 year old was first seen on the l8th February 2013, thought to be an orphan of recent poaching that had taken place within Laikipia West. The calf was then reported to have turned up in the grounds of Loisaba lodge two days later on the 20th and her presence was immediately reported to the lodge management by the gardener.
8 years old
20 February 2013
Laikipia, Loisaba Ranch
Date of Birth (approximate)
27 February 2012
Age at Rescue
11 months old (approx)
Umani Springs Reintegration Unit
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Lima Lima gives Enkesha some grass
Lima Lima scratches her trunk on a dead tree
Lima Lima scratching her belly
Enkesha and Lima Lima peeling acacia bark
Lima Lima and Enkesha stop to splash some mud
Lima Lima chasing buffalo
Lima Lima in the Umani Hills
Lima Lima catching wild scents