We received a report from KWS on the 2nd January 2020 about an orphaned baby elephant whose mum had died the previous night in the Masai Mara. Scouts from the Mara Elephant Project (MEP) had been monitoring her and her baby for a few days prior to her passing, concerned by her poor condition.
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2 years old
2 January 2020
Masai Mara, Mara North Conservancy
Date of Birth (approximate)
2 July 2019
Mother died cause unknown
Age at Rescue
6 months old (approx)
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