On 20th September 2018, while on a routine fixed-wing patrol with DSWT 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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23 months 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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Mukkoka quickly drinking his bottle
A close up of Mukkoka
Mukkoka enjoying his morning bottle
Mukkoka walking to the mud bath
Mukkoka in the field
Mukkoka and Maisha browsing
Mukkoka enjoying his browse