Unlikely survival of baby elephant orphaned by ivory poachers

Tundani was transported via charter plane to the DSWT Nairobi Nursery
Tundani was transported via charter plane to the DSWT Nairobi Nursery

2013-04-20 - Nairobi, Kenya
An abandoned baby elephant whose mother was killed by ivory poachers has been saved after an animal rescue worker spotted it from an aeroplane. Tundani, a baby male calf, was seen trudging through the vast Kenyan savannah earlier this month. Alone in the wild and still dependent on its mother’s milk, it had no chance of survival. But since being found and taken in by a Nairobi orphanage, Tundani has been rehabilitated and grown in strength.

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