On 20th September 2018, while on a routine fixed-wing patrol with SWT pilot Neville Sheldrick, the Tiva De-Snaring Team leader, Nterto Kapina, spotted the tracks of what appeared to be a lone elephant calf wandering down the Tiva River.
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3 years old
23 September 2018
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East National Park
Date of Birth (approximate)
24 September 2017
Age at Rescue
11 months old (approx)
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Roho being playful with Mukkoka in the forest
Mukkoka, Maisha, Kiasa and Nabulu browsing
Mukkoka and Maktao wrestling in the forest
Mukkoka racing for his milk
Olorien huddles behind Mukkoka browsing
Mukkoka with Roho and Kiasa
Mukkoka on guard in the forest
Mukkoka being playful after his milk