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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Roho being playful with Tagwa
Dololo, Tagwa, Nabulu and Musiara all mud bathing
Tagwa and Roho having a mud bath
Tagwa looking after Roho
Nabulu, Tagwa, and Maisha browsing
Tagwa, Roho, and Nabulu out in the forest
Kiombo and Tagwa browsing
Tagwa followed by Roho and Kiasa