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, Larro, Kiasa and Maisha in the forest
Naleku and Mukkoka looking after Olorien
Mukkoka off browsing
Kiombo then trying to climb onto Mukkoka
Naboishu browsing near Mukkoka
Mukkoka satisfied after his milk
Mukkoka and Maktao being playful
Maisha checking on Roho and Mukkoka