On Saturday the 8th of September we received a call from the KWS Vet, Dr. Mathew Mutinda, with news about an abandoned elephant calf in the community lands abutting Mount Kenya’s forests in the area of Judea. The fate of his mother remained unconfirmed but he was a suspected human wildlife conflict case.
10 years old
8 September 2012
Mount Kenya Region
Date of Birth (approximate)
18 May 2011
Man-made cause for separation
Age at Rescue
15 months old (approx)
Personalised adoption certificate.
Monthly email update on your orphan and the project.
Monthly water colour by Angela Sheldrick.
Access to special content; latest Keepers' Diaries, videos and photos
Teleki & Vuria engaging Garzi
Garzi and Teleki playing a game of strength testing.
Teleki, Nasalot, baby Nusu and Loijuk
Teleki, Nasalot and Ishanga
Wanjala greets Teleki
Sirimon and Teleki playing in the mud
Bongo and Teleki playing