Join the Herd : Meet Kavala
WE ARE OVER HALFWAY to our STRETCH GOAL of $4500! Thank you for joining the herd and supporting Elephantopia as we create a community of people committed to saving elephants!
If you haven’t already, please invite 3 friends or family members to donate today! All the funds currently raised will go directly to the care and management of Kavala.
Kavala’s mother was shot by poachers in 2011. Her body was found by the Zambian Wildlife Authority with tiny baby droppings surrounding her, but no calf. Three weeks later a weak an emaciated elephant orphan was spotted in the area on the banks of the Zambezi River in Rufunsa GMA. At approximately 10 months old, Kavala was in desperate need of milk formula but had managed to survive on vegetation throughout that time. She had an abscess on her knee and many infected sores all over her body due to her malnourished and immune suppressed condition. With the right diet and combination of treatments and care Kavala healed rapidly and is now a confident and boisterous youngster.
THANK YOU FOR JOINING THE HERD TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF KAVALA AND THOSE WHO CARE FOR HER.