Faraja at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery

Faraja
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 6 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
ArrivedDavid Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2012-08-21
from Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park 2012-01-28
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Born:2012-01-28 wild in
Amboseli National Park
Parents: x Fenella
Farajas pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2013-04-20: 
2012-08-21: The Nairobi Nursery received a report of an orphaned elephant calf at 2.30pm on the afternoon of Wednesday 21st August from Cynthia Moss in Amboseli. Cynthia Moss has been studying and researching the elephant populations of Amboseli for many years now but recently had been carefully watching a herd, named FA by the research team, with a young seven month old bull called Faraja who was born on the 28th January 2012, and whose mother recently vanished.


Sources, among others

  • http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/asp/orphan_profile.asp?N=278

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