5pm on the 20th of July brought a call for Kerry Glen of Tumaren Ranch in Laikipia that a baby elephant had been seen by a dying mother, with no other elephants around. The mother elephant appeared paralyzed, possibly poisoned but the reason was uncertain.
10 years old
21 July 2009
Laikipia, Tumaren Ranch
Date of Birth (approximate)
26 September 2008
Age at Rescue
9 months old (approx)
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Tumaren with the orphans
Chemi Chemi and Tumaren
Tumaren enjoying Lucerne with the orphans
Tumaren, Melia and Olare