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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2 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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Mukkoka browsing in the long grass
Mukkoka playful in the forest with Maktao behind
Dololo and Mukkoka wrestling
Maktao and Mukkoka being boystrous
Maktao climbing on Mukkoka
Mukkoka and Maisha