On the 8th of April 2013 Nick Trent, the DSWT’s pilot operating in the Tsavo Conservation Area, made an urgent call to the Kaluku HQ reporting that he had discovered a lone baby elephant calf within the Ithumba area in the northern sector of Tsavo East. The calf, who was estimated to be under a year old, was alone along the Tiva river and Nick reported that sadly there were no other elephants visible within the area having scanned the greater landscape thoroughly.
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7 years old
8 April 2013
Tsavo Ecosystem, Tsavo East NP
Date of Birth (approximate)
24 February 2012
Age at Rescue
1 year old (approx)
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Tundani left and Nelion
Tundani with Nelion
Tundani scratching against the baobab tree
Panda with wild elephant and Tundani watching
Tundani scratching against a rock
Tundani and Nelion playing
Tundani approaching Mashariki