Walking the plains of Tsavo for many years has been a regal old lady, always easily recognised by her distinctive ivory. This year however, the dry season has been long and harsh and with poor April/May rains, it proved too much for this aging female elephant, who was found collapsed with a young calf by her side.
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4 years old
16 September 2016
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
12 March 2016
Age at Rescue
6 months old (approx)
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