A lone elephant calf was first spotted by the Kenya Wildlife Service within the Mount Kenya National Park during one of their daily patrols on Friday 2nd August. The calf was reported that day to KWS Field Veterinary Officer Dr Mutinda as well as to the DSWT Nairobi HQ. The KWS rangers lost sight of the calf during the day so any chance of a rescue was postponed.
8 years old
7 August 2013
Mount Kenya Region, Mount Kenya NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
26 July 2011
Age at Rescue
2 years old (approx)
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