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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Namalok and Ukame
Garzi and Ukame playhng
Ukame browsing in the bush with the others
Turkwel & Ukame sharing lucerne pellets
Ukame reaching for greens
Wild baby playign with Ukame
Ukame, Mundusi and Jotto coming to mudbath