At about 11 a.m. during the morning of the 21st February 2012, Mr. Piers Winkworth of the Offbeat Safaris Tented Camp in Meru National Park noticed a lone young elephant calf, who appeared to have a broken leg. The Camp Guides said that they had seen this orphaned elephant over the past few days, and apparently KWS Rangers had received a report about it some 3 weeks ago, but subsequently had been unable to trace it.
10 years old
21 February 2012
Meru Region, Meru National Park
Date of Birth (approximate)
7 September 2009
Age at Rescue
2 years old (approx)
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Murera reaching for branches
Murera drinking clean water
Murera browsing with others
Murera walking on the road
Alamaya and Murera
Murera coming out of the bushes with a mouthful
Murera splashing mud over herself
Murera dusting up