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.
4 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, Naleku, Kindani and Kerrio browsing
Rama doing a trunk wave
Shukuru and Rama spending time together
Olorien, Shukuru and Rama browsing together
Naleku, Ziwadi, Olorien and Rama walking
Rama and Kindani out in the forest
Olorien and Rama walking in the forest