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Elephant Meing’ataki

Elephant Meing’ataki

This little bull elephant calf was the first rescue of the new year 2022. Estimated to be around a year old, he was found looking lifeless and walking around on his own. Although there were several herds nearby, it seemed as if he was not accepted by any of them, and it was evident that…

Plains Zebra Paulo

Plains Zebra Paulo

On the 29th of March 2021, a Maasai herder in Simanjiro was sitting in peace and quiet with his livestock, when suddenly some noises from outside came near and an animal jumped into his boma (enclosure). He got the fright of his life. Just as he was about to put his panga (bush knife) to…

African Hedgehog Ronnie

African Hedgehog Ronnie

Ronnie was found as a tiny little hedgehog baby, lying in the middle of a tarmac road. His spikes were still soft and his eyes firmly shut, making him only a few days old. After successful hand rearing, he now is fully grown, healthy and adult. Hedgehogs often face danger as they are used for…

Elephant Malamboni

Elephant Malamboni

When you find a tiny elephant baby in a deep hole, you wouldn’t have much hope of it still being in one piece… However, when TAWA rangers pulled the bull calf out of the hole, they were surprised to find him walking and, apart from some bruises, almost entirely intact. Since there was an elephant…