This young calf was first spotted alone on the 20th of March reported by the Masai community to the Kenya Wildlife Service and Big life Scouts. In the hope that he would find his natal herd again they decided to observe him from a distance for a few days to see if he would catch up with other elephants, before assuming he was an orphan. Sadly as the days passed he cut a very lonely figure, increasingly vulnerable to predators, and visibly losing condition.
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4 years old
23 March 2017
Tsavo Ecosystem, Rombo Group Ranch
Date of Birth (approximate)
1 January 2016
Age at Rescue
14 months old (approx)
Ithumba Reintegration Unit
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Mundusi in a playful mood
Mundusi, wild junior and Kibo
Tusuja playing with Mundusi
Mundusi playing in the water
Mundusi and Esampu browsing
Mundusi, Ukame and Namalok having a drink
Chemi Chemi playing with Mundusi
Naseku and Mundusi