This female calf was first sighted by the Trust Pilot on the 3rd August 2013 whilst flying over the Mudanda area of Tsavo East National Park on a routine aerial recce mission. The calf was alone in the Mbololo watercourse desperately searching for water in a dry sandy lugga. (The carcass of a female elephant that could have been the mother had been spotted near Mudanda Rock a week ago by KWS.)
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7 years old
3 August 2013
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
1 August 2012
Age at Rescue
12 months old (approx)
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Mudanda busy brwosing
Mudanda playing with Godoma
Mudanda playing at the dust bath
Mudanda in the water
Mudanda at the edge of the waterhole
Mudanda and Godoma sparring
Mudanda in the mudbath with the others
Mudanda and Tahri