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Kiteto meets Malamboni

Kiteto meets Malamboni

Big day for little Kiteto! She made such good progress in the last week that we decided it was time for her to get discharged from the ICU and let her join the others at the Elephant House for the night. The video shows Kiteto meeting Malamboni for the first time! Not captured in the video is how Read more

Baby alert

Baby alert

Amazing news!! 😍😍 One measure of the success of rescue, rehabilitation and release is when the released animal is seen with own offspring. With so much happiness, we'd like to present Jerry and her kitten!! 😊🥰 We are so grateful for this progress and can't wait to see what the future Read more

Hardworking Burigi

Hardworking Burigi

Even on Sunday, Burigi is always up for work. He decided that there might be a weak point at this corner of the fence which he ought to check up on before going out for the daily bush walk. Instead a long explanation he decided to prove that it’s not strong enough anymore. He was right, some Read more

Kiteto learns to eat her greens :)

Kiteto learns to eat her greens :)

Kiteto is making slow but steady progress. She is now stable enough to spend most of her days out with the little zebra and ostrich and also her sheep companion Suzi. She’s now learning that the soft greens that make a nice bedding, are also edible - although she isn’t sure yet exactly how to Read more

Maswa – video

Maswa – video

Have a look at this wonderful video about Maswa - put together by her sponsors, the Elephant Read more

Progress for Kiteto

Progress for Kiteto

Kiteto explores new territory - the area around the Elephant House where she spends her nights with the rest of the herd. She is still too fragile to accompany the baby herd on their daily bushwalks, but she has made great progress so far and loves a walk in the warm sun. Wishing all a wonderful Read more

Kiteto meets Malamboni

Kiteto meets Malamboni

Big day for little Kiteto! She made such good progress in the last week that we decided it was time for her to get discharged from the ICU and let her join the others at the Elephant House for the night. The video shows Kiteto meeting Malamboni for the first time! Not captured in the video is how Read more

Inventing a teething ring for elephants, April 2021

Inventing a teething ring for elephants, April 2021

26th April 2021 Teething for elephants is just as painful as it is for any other living creatures. Little Kiteto is no exception. As if she was not dealing with enough problems already, she just started the teething phase that can last for several weeks until all four teeth are fully exposed. Due Read more

Elephant rescue, Kiteto

Elephant rescue, Kiteto

On the morning of 18th April 2021, an infant female African Elephant was found by Ndaleta villagers in Makame Wildlife Management Area. The previous night the villagers reported that there was a herd of elephants, about 35 individuals that had moved through farmland. The herd was scared off and it Read more

Minister NRT visits Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W.

Minister NRT visits Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W.

Natural Resources and Tourism Minister, Dr Damas Ndumbaro visited the Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W. for the very first time to inspect the projects and the work around wildlife rescue. He was shown around to see all the animals that are currently residing on the farm and was impressed by the work Read more

Zebra rescue, Paulo

Zebra rescue, Paulo

On the 29th of March 2021, a Maasai herder in Simanjiro was sitting in peace and quiet with his livestock, when suddenly something jumped into his boma (enclosure). He got the fright of his life. Just as he was about to put his panga (bush knive) to use to protect his livestock by slashing the Read more

Serval cat rescue, Cleopatra

Serval cat rescue, Cleopatra

On the 6th of March 2021, this little orphaned Serval cat was almost killed by domestic dogs in a private garden in Arusha’s outskirts, as the cat had got into their garden and tried to hide in a compost heap. It was literally skin and bones. The Kilimanjaro Animal CREW came to the rescue and Read more