On the 25th of October, during the height of the drought in Tsavo, it was reported to KWS and also to the DSWT Voi based teams, that a female elephant calf was in dire circumstances and was weak and standing under a tree on Rukinga ranch.
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5 years old
25 October 2016
Tsavo Ecosystem, Taita Ranches
Date of Birth (approximate)
16 April 2014
Age at Rescue
2 years old (approx)
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Ukame walking off with her milk bottle
Ukame walking with a milk bottle
Maramoja and Ukame
Ukame having her milk
Mundusi, Ukame and Mtito