Barely into the New Year, we received reports of a lone calf on El Karama Ranch in Laikipia. He was about three years of age, far too young to be on his own. His back legs appeared to be severely bow-legged, which hindered his mobility and added a further element of concern to his situation.
3 years old
1 February 2021
Laikipia, El Karama Ranch
Date of Birth (approximate)
8 November 2017
Age at Rescue
3 years old (approx)
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Rama out browsing
Roho and Naleku in the mud, Rama on the edge
Rama reaching his trunk to Esoit
Larro, Roho, Mukkoka and Rama mud bathing
Rama playfully resting his trunk on his head
Rama standing on the dust mound
Roho, Rama and Kindani at the mud bath
Rama striking a pose