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, Maktao and Musiara all playing
Mukkoka walking around in the forest
Mukkoka charging in for his milk
Mukkoka running for his milk
Luggard resting on Mukkoka
Mukkoka, Maktao and Ziwadi interacting
Dololo, Mukkoka and Larro walking in the field
Mukkoka enjoying his bottle