On the 30th September a young male elephant calf was seen wandering alone through Maungu Town. Community members from Maungu were astonished to see this tiny baby elephant wandering frightened and bewildered, causing a huge commotion amidst curious bystanders. Thankfully the community reported the orphan to neighbouring Rukinga Ranch who mobilized their scouts and, together with the Kenyan Wildlife Service and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust team from the Voi Rehabilitation Unit, soon captured the calf.
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11 years old
30 September 2012
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
27 February 2012
Age at Rescue
7 months old (approx)
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