It all began a while ago, as Thamana, like Lemeki, has been raised at our Neonate Nursery in Kaluku, the SWT Field headquarters in Tsavo. On the morning of 21st November 2018, during a patrol of the Voi River Circuit in Tsavo East National Park, KWS rangers spotted something in the middle of a drying waterhole. Upon closer inspection, they discovered that it was a tiny baby elephant, less than a month old.
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2 years old
21 November 2018
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
30 October 2018
Age at Rescue
3 weeks old (approx)
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