On the 15th of March a Tsavo Trust vehicle was driving in Tsavo East National park in an area known as the Triangle, a sector of the Park between the Athi River and the Mombasa Nairobi highway, their mission to retrieve ivory from a carcass sighted from the air earlier in the day.
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4 years old
15 March 2017
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
3 May 2016
Age at Rescue
10 months old (approx)
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