With a Nursery heaving at the seams with baby elephants, our hearts sank when we received the call from our Tsavo Mobile Veterinary Unit with news of yet another baby elephant of approximately 7 weeks old needing to be airlifted from the Voi airstrip in Tsavo East National Park to the Nairobi Nursery.
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10 years old
12 October 2008
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo West NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
24 August 2008
Man-made cause for separation
Age at Rescue
1 month old (approx)
Voi Reintegration Unit
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Ndii stretching to reach the leaves
Ndii coming to rescue Lasayen
Ndii scratching whilst Godoma waits her turn
Tahri sleeping as Ndii & Lentili watch over her
Ndii kneeling to play