Archival pictures of Rapsu

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Rapsu now comfortable with the other orphans

Operating on Rapsu's eye

Once in a stockade at the Nairobi Nursery the Keepers began the difficult task of taming him

It took numerous people to capture the calf

Loading Rapsu into the plane was a huge task


Rapsu in an emaciated state, he had obviously been without his mother for over two weeks.

Rapsu's trunk over the back door of the landcruiser

Rapsu is prepared for the flight

Rapsu lies in the back of the landcruiser having been captured

Rapsu makes friends with Kora

Rapsu was sighted abandoned in Meru National Park by the warden Mark Jenkins while doing aerial surveillance

Rapsu was strapped securely down in the aircraft

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