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 and Larro at the edge of the mud bath
Rama browsing with the herd
Rama and Kindani at the dust mound
Rama out browsing
Rama on the banks of the mud bath
Ziwadi and Rama in the forest
Ziwadi and Rama browsing
Maktao playing with Naleku, Rama behind