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Jonathan Scott with orphaned elephant in Tsavo ©Toby Strong
Elephant Diaries
Mon 7 Jan 2008, BBC One

The second series has now ended.

Since filming we've learned that one orphan, Mweiga, has lost her struggle to survive. Find out more on the David Sheldrick website.

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