On 6th May Angela was called by Simon Gitau, Senior Warden Mount Kenya, with reports of an orphaned elephant sighted in community lands, abandoned by the elephant herds of Mount Kenya National Park. The community thankfully were elephant friendly and sought to find assistance for the little baby alerting KWS personnel in the area.
4 years old
7 May 2016
Mount Kenya Region
Date of Birth (approximate)
4 October 2015
Age at Rescue
7 months old (approx)
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Sagala, Tagwa and Tamiyoi dust bathing
Tagwa and Sagala dust bathing
Tagwa right and Sagala
Tagwa playing in an erosion trench
Tagwa chased away by wild herd
Tagwa browsing with the others
Tagwa and Sagala browsing together