On the 3rd of September Angela Sheldrick was alerted by Dr. Limo, the KWS Veterinary Officer seconded to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit, about a tragic case reported from the Masai Mara. Dr. Limo and the Mara Veterinary Team were taking their much deserved off days and were else where in the country at the time, but had received a report of an injured female elephant. In their absence the DSWT funded Sky Vets was requested.
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8 years old
3 September 2014
Masai Mara, Naboisho Conservancy
Date of Birth (approximate)
10 September 2013
Age at Rescue
11 months old (approx)
Ithumba Reintegration Unit
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Olsekki reaching out to Siangiki
Olsekki interacting with the wild bull
Barsilinga and Olsekki
Barsilinga, Karisa and Olsekki
Barsilinga, Olsekki and Tusuja
Garzi and Olsekki
Olsekki and Enkikwe sparring