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Ithumba Unit  September  2017  At around ten o'clock in the morning the juniors were joined by Narok’s group which consists of herself, Orwa, Bomani and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  They walked out a short while later and settled for lucerne. Sokotei and Olsekki left with branches in their mouths but Shukuru and Siangiki forced Olsekki into sharing his with them by pulling it from his mouth. Naseku spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks and shortly later, the orphans were joined by Makireti, Kilabasi, Kasigau, Madiba, Zurura, Orwa, Narok, Vuria, bomani and two wild bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Half Trunk was among them. Narok's group also visited the stockade very late in the evening with Sities, Orwa, Bomani and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Shortly later Bongo and Teleki, who have teamed up with Nasalot, also showed up followed by Orwa, Narok, Bomani and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Orwa, Bomani and Vuria joined the juniors to browse while Vuria and Barsilinga held a pushing contest that went for quite some time before Barsilinga bowed out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  When the gates opened for the juniors to come out, the independent orphans Orwa, Bomani, Suguta, Nasalot and Vuria tried to get in to check whether there was anything left over for them to feed on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Shortly later Bongo and Narok, who appear to have temporarily separated from Orwa, Teleki, Bomani and Vuria, emerged from the eastern side of the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  In the evening Orwa, Vuria and Bomani, who appear to have formed a small group of boys, showed up at the stockade compound where they were joined later by Mutara’s group, Naisula, Murka, Kitirua, Makireti and Kilabasi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  After having enough of the mud, Karisa then led the way back to the stockade. Late in the evening Orwa, Bomani and Vuria showed up for water at the stockade and left after. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  The orphans were later joined by Orwa, Bomani, Vuria and Bongo who succeeded in snatching Barsilinga, Lemoyian and Laragai away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Bomani, Orwa and Vuria later joined them in the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  The orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area. In the evening, Kalama, Narok, Orwa, Bomani, Vuria and Bongo showed up at the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  They were joined by Narok, Bomani, Vuria, Orwa and Bongo who had spent the night just outside the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Narok, Orwa, Bomani, Bongo and Vuria received the juniors outside of the stockade as soon as the gates were opened. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Half an hour after leaving the stockade, the orphans were joined for lucerne by Narok, Bomani, Vuria and Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the browsing field, the orphans were joined by Bongo, Teleki, Orwa, Ololoo, Bomani, Narok and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Soon after leaving the stockade, the orphans were joined by Yatta, Nasalot, Yetu, Teleki, Orwa, Bomani, Vuria and Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Tomboi, Orwa, Narok, Bomani and Vuria arrived early at mud bath and relaxed under a tree as they waited for the juniors. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Shortly later two bulls with Orwa, Bomani, Vuria and Narok checked in at the stockade compound. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Soon after leaving the stockade in the morning, the orphans were joined by Orwa, Narok, Bomani, Vuria and those in Mutara’s group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  At around ten o’clock in the morning the orphans were joined by Orwa, Narok, Vuria and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Some Ex Orphans from Mutara's group with Orwa, Vuria and Bomani in the group arrived. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  They met with a few Ex Orphans along with Bomani, Orwa, Vuria and Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Garzi had the opportunity of playing with Bomani and later Kitirua. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area. Olsekki took some time off from feeding to engage Bomani in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Narok, Bomani and Vuria who had spent the night around the stockade compound went into the stockade soon after the orphans walked out and left with branches in their mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Sokotei engaged Bomani in a strength testing exercise as Olsekki played with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok, Bomani and Vuria who have become regular visitors went into the stockade when the gates were opened. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok, Bomani and Vuria joined the juniors at the stockade compound soon after they were let out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At six o'clock in the morning, the gates were opened for the juniors to come out. Narok, Bomani and Vuria, who spend most of their night just nearby, joined the juniors on the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Bomani, Narok and Vuria joined the juniors in the morning after spending the night just outside the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  They were joined by Bomani, Narok and Vuria who came late last night and slept outside the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Kamok scratched on the nearby rocks as Sirimon played with Tusuja. Narok and Bomani joined the juniors and the excitement continued. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The orphans were joined by the partially independent orphans Narok, Bongo, Bomani, Orwa, Laragai and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Shortly before mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Bomani, Orwa, Makireti, Kilabasi and Kasigau who escorted them to the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok, Orwa, Vuria, Bomani and Bongo arrived at the stockade early before dawn in anticipation of meeting with new babies. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The partially independent group Narok, Orwa, Bomani, Bongo, Teleki and Vuria arrived just in time to share the lucerne with the juniors. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Tusuja only dropped the milk bottle when he was done with the milk.  
Out of the blue the Ex Orphans started arriving, mostly consisting of the females. Present in the group was Yatta, Mulika, Mwende, Yetu, Sunyei, Nasalot, Sidai, Lenana, Chyulu, Ithumbah, Makena, Loijuk, Kinna, her baby Kama, Galana, her baby Gawa, Wendi and baby Wiva, Ololoo, Meibai, then Orwa, Bomani, Teleki, Narok, Vuria and Bongo, as well as Makireti, Kilabasi, Kasigau, Kenze, Taita, Zurura, Naserian, Lualeni and five wild elephants. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  May  2017  In the afternoon Tusuja settled to browse with Boromoko and Siangiki and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  t mud bath time soon after drinking their milk, the orphans were joined by Orwa, Bongo, Bomani and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At around ten o'clock in the morning, the orphans were briefly joined by Narok, Orwa, Teleki, Bomani, Bongo, Vuria and a wild bull and another wild orphan. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Shortly later, the orphans were joined by the newly independent group Orwa, Narok, Teleki, Vuria, Bomani and Bongo who joined the wild nearly two weeks ago. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Narok and her group consisting of Orwa, Teleki, Bomani, Bongo and Vuria reported to the stockade compound just minutes after the stockade dependent orphans were let out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Bongo, Teleki, Vuria, Bomani, Orwa and Narok have bid farewell to the life of coming back to the stockade and are well on their way to returning to the wild. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  She quickly stood up though and followed her friends out. Lemoyian settled to feed on lucerne with Bomani while Kauro picked his share and went to scratch on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Only Orwa, Laragai and Bomani from Narok's new independent group came in to join them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  They met with their other friends Bongo, Narok, Bomani, Vuria, Teleki and Orwa who were in the bush waiting to join them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The orphans later walked to the bush to browse while the six other orphans, now partially independent, Bongo, Bomani, Vuria, Narok, Teleki and Orwa, joined the group of Ex Orphans in Wendi’s herd. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  In the evening, when it was time to return to the stockades, Narok, Teleki, Bongo,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  After mud bath, Narok, Orwa, Bongo, Teleki and Bomani opted to join the Ex Orphans as the rest of their friends headed to the west of Ithumba Hill where they settled to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The bull shared lucerne with the juniors before walking away. Sirimon, Kamok, Bomani, Kithaka, Kauro and Olsekki spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Bomani and Kithaka settled for soil dusting as Kamok led the way back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area. Bongo, Sokotei and Bomani took a break from feeding and relaxed under a tree until the temperature dropped to more favourable level, when they resumed browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Orwa, Bongo, Vuria, Teleki, Laragai, Narok and Bomani are increasingly showing signs of joining their friends in the wild some time soon. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  In the evening, Vuria, Bongo, Narok and Bomani dodged the keepers and ended up returning back to the stockade at around seven o'clock late in the evening. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Narok, Bongo, Laragai, Teleki, Orwa, Bomani and Vuria, who are off milk now, bent the rails of the gate and broke one as they tried to force their way out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  After mud bath, Lemoyian played with Sirimon, Naseku scratched her ear against an acacia tree while Barsilinga and Bomani headed for a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Kamok, Bomani and Tusuja briefly relaxed under a tree before resuming browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  In the afternoon, the sun was still hot and Bomani with Boromoko took a break from feeding to relax under a tree, and resumed browsing only when they felt that the temperature had dropped a bit. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Kauro settled to browse with Kamok while Olsekki settled to feed with  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Out in the bush Lemoyian and Bomani settled to feed from the same shrub, as Boromoko and Sokotei were involved in a light strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Gawa briefly played with Sities as Wiva tried to push Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  There was drama when four warthogs tried to access the mud bath. Bomani spotted them first and charged at them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later in the afternoon, the clouds cleared giving way to sun shine. Bomani and Teleki snuck away from the keepers and only shortly before five o'clock in the evening were they located as they headed towards Imenti area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later the orphans walked to the bush for browsing. 
 
Later Barsilinga and Bomani were play fighting while the other orphans were busy browsing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Shukuru played in the mud bath and went straight to the dust bath. Bomani, Garzi and the rest were much busy rolling around in the dust. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  It was Naseku, Roi, Tusuja, Oltayoni, Boromoko and Bomani who followed Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Boromoko took the piece and ran away from Orwa. 
 
Out in the bush Kauro and Olsekki joined Bomani in soil dusting exercise while Orwa tried to invite Kithaka into a similar soil dusting exercise. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The two groups shared lucerne peacefully. Kamok, Oltaiyoni and Bomani spent time scratching on the rocks nearby. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Gawa was very active and for some time engaged Roi and later Bomani in a light pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Only Bomani boycotted the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Kilabasi engaged Narok in a brief pushing game in which Narok surrendered, making Kilabasi move on to play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Wiva walked amongst the orphans as she greeted them. She started with Roi and ended up with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Barsilinga exchanged morning greetings with Suguta while Vuria did it with Kainuk, Turkwel with Bomani while Sities greeted Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  She later played with Olsekki Laragai, Bomani and Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  After arriving in the bush Sokotei and Lemoyian opened their day activities with a pushing game that ended when Bomani intervened by pushing the two boys away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  At the browsing field Olsekki, Bongo and Lemoyian settled to feed together while Roi, Boromoko and Bomani settled for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  After the orphans quit mud bathing, Barsilinga engaged Bomani in a pushing game while Teleki tackled Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Tusuja, Bomani, Sirimon and Siangiki started the day’s activities by scratching on the rocks at the stockade compound. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  It was a quiet morning as the orphans left the stockade and briefly relaxed at the stockade compound with Bomani, Siangiki, Barsilinga and Kithaka scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Garzi invited Bomani to a pushing game but Bomani declined for fear of hurting himself where the skin has broken on the right hand side where his tusk will finally come out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Lemoyian engaged Bomani in a morning warm up pushing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Shortly later, the two boys turned against each other and had strength testing exercise that ended when they saw Bomani approaching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Boromoko settled to feed with Barsilinga and later Sokotei engaged Bomani in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  The no-nonsense Laragai ended up overpowering Barsilinga. Siangiki teamed up with Enkikwe to feed while Orwa and Bomani browsed together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Boromoko headed straight to the water trough for a drink where he was joined by Bomani as Laragai led the rest of the group to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Olsekki had a pushing game with Sirimon but was later interrupted by Bomani who wanted to play with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  At the browsing field Bomani and Enkikwe spent some time in a warm up pushing exercise with Bomani while Barsilinga played with Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Kithaka and Bomani had a brief strength testing exercise that didn't have any obvious winner. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Bomani and Sokotei had a misunderstanding that they ended up solving by pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Lemoyian, who loves challenging the fellow boys, engaged Bomani in a pushing game as Bongo took a break from feeding to participate in a lone game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Olsekki and Bomani locked their trunks in a pushing game soon when they left the stockade as Laragai led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to feed in the Kanziku area where Bongo, Bomani, Vuria and Boromoko spent some time in a wet soil dusting session. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Lemoyian was defeated by Kithaka and opted to go and play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade, Kithaka engaged Lemoyian in a warm up pushing exercise. Bomani briefly played with Olsekki as Laragai decided to lead the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after arriving at the browsing field, Sokotei came across a fallen log that he used to scratch his belly on, as Bomani and Lemoyian settled to feed together and later had a light pushing game; this didn't last for long since Bomani didn't show much interest in the game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Lemoyian and Bomani started their day by engaging each other in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Olsekki briefly engaged Sokotei in a pushing game and later turned to Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Lemoyian was not left out either but walked towards Bomani where they staged their own strength testing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  When the orphans were let out, Lemoyian played with Boromoko while Orwa played with Narok and Olsekki with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after the orphans had lucerne, Narok led the way to the browsing field. Out in the Park, Bomani, Narok and Lemoyian settled to feed together while Enkikwe, Olsekki and Siangiki, who are great friends since their time at the nursery, teamed up together to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Sokotei started his day’s activities by scratching on a nearby rock and awhile later was pushed away by Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Sokotei settled to browse with Bongo while Bomani settled to feed with Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Sirimon was scratching his hind legs on the same rock. Lemoyian was play fighting with Bomani and they were kissing each other. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Bomani started scaring some franklin birds in the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Barsilinga later started play fought with Garzi whilst Lemoyian played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  This morning the orphans are their lucerne as Bomani scratched while Kithaka waved his trunk in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  It was a quiet morning today with the orphans walking towards the lucerne area with Bomani and Orwa heading straight to the rock for to scratch their bottoms. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Boromoko and Sokotei were browsing together with Bomani and Siangiki sharing food off the same stick. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Narok was playing with Barsilinga and climbing on him. Boromoko, Lemoyian, Bomani and Garzi were having fun as Lemoyian climbed on Bomani’s back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru was active though and was eating her lucerne from the top of the rock. Kithaka was scratching his bottom with Bomani on separate rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  When in the bush, everyone was busy browsing. Barsilinga browsed next to Bomani as they communicated and Orwa stretched high to reach the green leaves in the tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  They walked to the water trough to drink water before they headed out to the bush. Barsilinga, Bomani and Narok were the first ones to start moving. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  When they started browsing again everyone was very busy trying to find food and Bomani was stretching to reach the highest and nicest food up in the tall branches of the trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  ack in the bush, Kithaka and Bomani were scooping and tossing chunks of soil in the air while Laragai scratched away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Lemoyian started play fighting with Kithaka and later Kithaka played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Makireti and her group followed them to the bush. Bomani snatched some food from Olsekki’s mouth while he was eating and there was not much Olsekki could do about it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Lemoyian also joined them in the mud hole and he started play fighting with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Boromoko and Sirimon were scratching on one tree at the same time. Lemoyian was patting Kithaka and later invited Bomani to join in their cuddle. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Wiva was playing here and there with Barsilinga, Garzi and Orwa having a group hug. Orwa started playing with Kibo. Bomani and Laragai went back to their stockade accompanied by Chyulu. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Bomani was playing out of the mudhole with Sirimon climbing on him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Teleki was playing a funny game and rolling on the ground whilst Olsekki playing with Siangiki and Bomani play fought with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  They all looked active and fully content with everyone smiling as they walked out. 
Garzi started scratching his bottom as Bomani stretched and scratched his neck. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Orwa and Vuria tested their strength by play fighting while Garzi and Bomani chatted between themselves. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Naisula on the other side seemed to be communicating with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  The orphans later walked into the bush for browsing. 
In the bush everyone was busy browsing while Bomani was scratching behind his ears. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Narok and Shukuru were scooping and tossing chunks of soil in the air and some on their heads. 
 
Still in the bush, Bomani was climbing on Sirimon while Orwa and Sokotei were playing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Orwa surrendered and ran away. In the browsing field, Garzi rolled on the ground while Bomani engaged Olsekki in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Wiva was very playful today and played with Bomani and later rolled on Yetu who had lain down on the ground to play. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Wiva moved to play with Narok and later engaged Olsekki in a light pushing game. Bomani and Laragai kept a close watch over Gawa who was really enjoying rolling on the ground, and tried to help her back on her feet when they thought she was having difficulty getting up. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Shortly later, Mulika and Yatta’s groups arrived. Wiva spent some time playing with Bomani while Kalama had a misunderstanding with Vuria and they opted to settle their differences through a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Shortly later, the two babies abandoned them and walked back to their mothers. Garzi engaged Bomani into a pushing game that he lost. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Sokotei had a strength testing exercise with Lemoyian but it was cut short by Bomani when he came and pushed Lemoyian away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  In the afternoon, Olsekki played with Siangiki as Bomani dueled with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Lemoyian, Narok and Bomani spent time browsing together while Sokotei and Olsekki shared food from the same shrub. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Twenty one wild bulls joined them there too. Lemoyian and Bomani had a strength testing exercise that ended when Orwa intervened and pushed the two boys away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Bomani spent sometime scratching his buttocks on a nearby rock and shortly later Shukuru led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Garzi nearly got stuck when he used the wrong way to get in to the mud bath. Bomani and Narok came close to Garzi and encouraged him to try and pull himself from the mud and at last he managed to pull himself out; so turned and used the right entry point! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Bomani settled to feed with Boromoko while Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Soon after mud bath, Barsilinga engaged Garzi in a pushing game while Sokotei played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  After mud bath, Bomani engaged Lemoyian in a pushing game and later played with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  At the browsing field, Shukuru settled to browse with Bongo while Lemoyian took sometime off from feeding to play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Kithaka and Barsilinga spent sometime enjoying a pushing game as Shukuru, Narok, Bomani and Sirimon participated in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Lemoyian and Teleki wallowed for a long time as Sirimon and Shukuru left for soil dusting. Sokotei and Bomani had a brief strength testing exercise while Kithaka engaged Orwa in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Lemoyian settled to browse with Bomani while Garzi settled to browse with Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Gawa was welcomed by Olsekki and Laragai while Wiva had fun with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Sokotei played Bomani and shortly later, Boromoko led the first group to the mud bath while Olsekki led the second as Vuria led the third one. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Lemoyian and Bomani were also play fighting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Sokotei started pushing Bomani away as they play-fought. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Barsilinga started playing with a log while Vuria was rolling on the ground. Boromoko and Bomani later led the group to search for more food in the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Orwa, Garzi and Bomani started playing together, with Orwa rolling around on the ground and climbing on Vuria whilst playing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Shortly later, Narok dropped Kitirua and went to play Melia.  
 
After mud bathing, Chaimu and Bomani opted for a soil bathing while Vuria engaged Kalama in a strength testing exercise. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Only Orwa, Vuria, Shukuru, Bomani and Garzi boycotted the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  After mud bath Lemoyian, who is very playful these days, engaged Kithaka in a pushing game. Orwa and Bomani relaxed under a tree and shared a branch that Orwa had picked up off the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Ololoo had a brief strength testing exercise with Teleki while Bomani chose to scratch his buttocks on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Tomboi joined the juniors briefly before leaving back to the park.  
 
At the browsing field, Bomani started his day's activities by scratching on a nearby rock while Lemoyian engaged Garzi in a pushing game. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Narok spent some time playing with Kitirua as Kibo played with Vuria. Bomani attempted to mount on Olsekki but Olsekki disengaged himself and ran away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  In the afternoon the orphans spent much of their time browsing under trees that had good shade. Sokotei engaged Bomani in a pushing game that lasted just a short while. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Bomani finished feeding on a branch he had come out with before settling to eat lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Mutara’s group, Naisula, Murka and two wild bulls. Bongo and Bomani were bold enough to join the bulls in drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  After mud bath, Lemoyian engaged Bomani in a pushing game that went on for quite some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  At the browsing field the orphans concentrated on browsing as dry conditions continue to ravage the vegetation around. Bomani found sometime to play with Sokotei while Laragai decided to sort out a misunderstanding with Barsilinga through a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Lemoyian had a strength testing exercise with Garzi while Kithaka tussled with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  At the browsing field, Lemoyian engaged Bomani in a strength testing exercise as Enkikwe opted to play with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade, Lemoyian engaged Bomani in a pushing game while Garzi tried to tackle Kibo. (read more...) view
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At mud bath time, the weather was chilly and Barsilinga decided to keep himself busy by playing with Kithaka as Bomani played with Lemoyian. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Noticeable among them was the wild orphan that spent sometime playing with Narok. Bomani had a nice time scratching on the nearby rock until the exercise was cut short by Kibo who pushed him away to enjoy the same scratch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Narok took over the baby sitting of Wiva from Yetu, and later Laragai took over from Narok. Bomani engaged Garzi in a pushing game before moving over to play with Chyulu. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At mud bath time the sun was really hot and the orphans were joined by seven wild bulls. Orwa, Garzi, Bomani, Bongo and Vuria were brave enough to join the bulls in drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Orwa, Shukuru, Bomani and Vuria went to soil dust before heading back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Shortly later, Shukuru led the way out to the bush. Bomani and lemoyian started their day’s activities by engaging each other in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Barsilinga played with Garzi while Kithaka played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  After mud bathing, Bomani engaged Sokotei in a pushing game that lasted until Sokotei surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Orwa engaged his senior Olare in a pushing game and later tested his strength against Kibo. Bomani took some time to scratch his buttocks against the nearby rocks while Lemoyian played with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  The orphans settled for lucerne without disturbance from any outsiders. Bomani, Siangiki and Barsilinga spent awhile scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Bomani engaged Kibo in a pushing game as Garzi played with Kitirua. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Enkikwe and Siangiki settled to browse together while Olsekki and Bomani put their heads together as if thinking about something. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Bomani spent some time playing with Wiva as Laragai threatened to push Mwende who had passed close to her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Orwa, Narok and Bomani surrounded Wiva as each tried to play with the baby. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Narok had a game of rolling on the ground that saw Orwa come running over to mount on her. In the browsing field, Bomani rode on Olsekki, which Olsekki didn't like as he turned to Bomani and tried to fight back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Boromoko relaxed under a nearby tree before joining his friends to soil dust. Narok briefly played with Teleki while Bomani rode on Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  The temperature was still high and all the orphans decided to wallow, including Shukuru who had gone for some days without a bath. Boromoko settled on a fallen tree to scratch soon after leaving the mud bath while Barsilinga, Narok, Lemoyian, Shukuru, Orwa, Bomani and Vuria settled for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Soon after settling for lucerne, Bomani engaged Olsekki in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Laragai didn't give Bomani a chance but knocked him out immediately. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  As the orphans prepared their exit from the mud bath, the Ex Orphans and wild elephants started checking in one by one. Bomani entwined his trunk with Loijuk in greeting and later engaged Ololoo in a pushing game that he lost miserably. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At the browsing field, Barsilinga engaged Garzi in a pushing game while Sirimon spent some time soil dusting. Bomani climbed on Olsekki, as Vuria settled to browsed with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Orwa and Bomani had a brief strength testing exercise that also attracted Bongo and Narok to do the same thing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Orwa, who likes to challenge his seniors, engaged Ololoo in a pushing game while Narok settled scores with Makena. Bomani kept following Wiva and at one time attempted to climb on her! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  He picked a dry broken branch and carried it off in his trunk as he headed back to the bush. Bomani and Teleki couldn't understand why Lemoyian had given up in chasing the warthogs and so offered to help. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  The orphans settled for soil dusting soon after having enough of wallowing. Bomani took advantage of climbing on Teleki who was rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Bomani and Olsekki disagreed over something we were not sure about, which resulted in a pushing game that saw Olsekki lose to Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  The orphans as usual settled for lucerne. Bomani and Orwa started their day activities by scratching on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  In the afternoon, the dependent orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area. Teleki, Bongo, Bomani, Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei decided to feed under the trees to escape the scorching sun. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Kilaguni later followed them and was playing with Orwa. Bomani was trying to climb on Olsekki and Vuria looked like he was doing early morning press-ups on the ground! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Bomani, still a dependant orphan, started acting as a security guard to Wiva. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Wiva was surrounded by Narok and Bomani as they each tried to spend some quality time with her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Orwa engaged a young wild female in a pushing game but lost to the wild girl. Bomani and Narok lagged behind as they tried to play with Wiva while Teleki engaged Meibai in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  At ten o'clock in the morning, the temperature sky-rocketed making Olsekki and Orwa want to seek shelter under a tree. Bomani and Garzi had a brief conversation before heading for mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  It was very difficult for the juniors to eat their lucerne peacefully since the Ex Orphans were too rough with them. Bomani tried to play with Makena but she proved to be too rough with him so he quit the game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  The misunderstanding resulted in strength testing game that ended when Shukuru intervened and pushed the boys away. Bomani played with Orwa and later turned on with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Olsekki briefly played Bomani as Boromoko scratched his itchy ear against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  The orphans parted ways with the Ex Orphans and headed east while the Ex Orphans headed west. Garzi settled to browse with Bomani while Boromoko settled to feed with Sirimon. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Bomani met with Olsekki and threatened to push him if he didn't get out of his way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Bomani took advantage of Narok lying down and decided to climb on her back to play. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Wiva complained and walked away to stand with her mum. Shortly later Wiva was escorted by Bomani to meet Sirimon and Boromoko. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Lemoyian also engaged Bomani in a pushing game while standing on slightly higher ground which put him at a better advantage of pushing Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Enkikwe played with Bongo as Bomani played with Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Bomani engaged Olsekki in a strength testing exercise that didn't last for long as Olsekki surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  As soon as the juniors were let out, Narok entwined her trunk with Tumaren in morning greetings. Later, Bomani engaged Tumaren in a strength testing exercise that he lost easily to Tumaren. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Laragai, Orwa and Bomani mobbed at Wiva as each tried to play with the baby. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Olsekki spent some time soil dusting but his soil dusting exercise came into an abrupt end when Bomani passed by and threatened to push him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  fter eating lucerne, Bomani was very active and played vigorously, rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Enkikwe spentsome time soil dusting as Bomani settled to browse with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Lemoyian tackled Bomani as Narok played with Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Orwa engaged Makireti in a pushing game but soon lost and went to play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Only Bomani, Kithaka, Orwa, Barsilinga and Garzi boycotted the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Kithaka, Lemoyian and Ololoo spent awhile scratching on the nearby rocks. Later, Enkikwe, Bomani, Laragai and Olsekki all wanted to play with Wiva. (read more...) view
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Back in the bush our orphans were peacefully playing together. Vuria, Laragai, Bomani and Orwa were rolling on the ground. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Ex Orphan Kitirua took her share and carried it to a distance away from others, and later started playing with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Because it was cold no one played in the mudhole. Vuria and Bomani were play fighting while Bongo and Teleki seemed to be having a conversation. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Some of the junior orphans like Vuria, Laragai, Kithaka, Bomani and Garzi took their pile of lucerne and moved back a distance to avoid being disturbed whilst eating. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  They woke up moments before the juniors were let out. Laragai, who was feeding close to Bomani, grabbed lucerne from Bomani's mouth several times. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Shukuru kept herself busy soil dusting soon after she had enough of lucerne. Garzi engaged Bomani in a light strength testing exercise and thereafter moved to play with Mwende. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Barsilinga and Kanjoro spent some time scratching their buttocks on the nearby rocks. On the way to the browsing field, Bomani and Lemoyian had a misunderstanding that they settled by pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Only Narok, Laragai, Enkikwe, and Bomani remained behind so as to play with Wiva. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Narok tested her strength against Kibo but ended up losing miserably. Bomani tried to take over from Orwa by tackling Murka but like Orwa he had to run for his life after he was shown what Murka was capable of. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Laragai walked towards Wiva to welcome her to join them in feeding on lucerne. Soon Wiva was surrounded by Narok, Bomani, Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Mutara pushed Teleki when he tried to take some lucerne that was close to her, while Meibai played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  The orphans walked around freely in the stockade compound with Orwa, Bomani and Kithaka opting to scratch on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Lemoyian surrendered and moved to play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Later at the browsing field, Vuria settled to browse with Bomani as Garzi spent some time kneeling to uproot vegetation with his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  At mud bath time, Yatta and her group showed up. Lenana walked up to the juniors where he met with Bomani and exchanged midday greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Siangiki settled to feed on lucerne with Olsekki while Narok joined Tomboi. Shortly later, a wild herd consisting of two mothers, four children and one wild bull reported for water at the stockade water trough. One of the wild babies was about five months old and when the orphans spotted it, they all stopped feeding and came down to play with the baby; Narok, Garzi, Bomani, Olsekki and Laragai surrounded the baby. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  These were Orwa, Barsilinga, Kithaka, Lemoyian and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area where Vuria teamed up with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  The orphans had the compound to themselves as no one else joined them for lucerne or water. Bomani started his day's activities with a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  She played this way with Olsekki, Laragai and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  A short while the wild bulls left and Tomboi with Enkikwe joined the rest of the orphans for some Lucerne after which Tomboi returned to the water trough followed by Siangiki, Olsekki and Enkikwe. Narok enjoyed a pushing game with Orwa after which Orwa mounted Narok while Teleki engaged Vuria in a strength testing game and Bomani took on Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Lemoyian tackled Bomani as Narok played with Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Bomani had a warm up pushing game with Garzi before going to play with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Once they had cooled down the three new babies walked up to the water trough for a drink of water. Bomani spent some time scratching against the acacia trees while Teleki rolled in the soil dust bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  The three were joined by Teleki, Narok, Bongo, Shukuru and Bomani while Kithaka opted for a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  As soon as the gates were opened, Narok who had spent the night with Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe led the way out. The orphans briefly settled to enjoy some lucerne before Shukuru led the way to the browsing field where Teleki engaged Kainuk in a pushing game while Olsekki and Enkikwe browsed with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Laragai and Bomani showed the new babies the way out and a little while later they were joined by Yatta and Mulika’s groups who arrived to meet the newcomers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Later Vuria settled to share food from the same shrub as Bongo whilst Bomani and Garzi had warm up exercise by pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Teleki didn’t tolerate Kasigau's behaviour and pushed him as he walked away. Bomani played Lemoyian as Kithaka played with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  On the way back to the browsing field, Garzi engaged Bomani in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Later Vuria engaged Orwa in a light strength testing exercise. Barsilinga scratched on a rock he came across. Bomani and Garzi communicated for awhile by putting their trunks into each other’s mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Kithaka withdrew however when he realized he was losing the game badly. Lemoyian kept himself busy by engaging Bomani in a pushing game but their game was cut short by Laragai who intervened by pushing the two boys away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Lemoyian and Bomani started their day with a pushing game while Narok walked down and had a soil bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  At mud bath time, the sun was really hot and Bongo led Laragai, Narok, Bomani, Garzi and Vuria to wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Laragai and Vuria soil dusted before resuming browsing.  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Bomani and Lemoyian had a light warm up strength testing exercise that lasted for a short time until Lemoyian surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Later Shukuru settled to browse with Bongo while Bomani teamed up with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade in the morning, Bomani and Lemoyian entwined their trunks in morning greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Kibo later turned on Bomani who was standing close by watching them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  The temperature was moderate and the orphans only drank water before returning to browse. Kithaka and Bomani had a standoff for sometime before Kithaka surrendered and gave in. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Lemoyian settled to browse with Laragai as Shukuru,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Bomani, Teleki and Barsilinga took some time off from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  The juniors surrounded him with their trunks up in air in exchange of morning greetings. Barsilinga and Bomani opted for a scratching exercise rather than eating lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Barsilinga spent some time dusting himself before making his way deep into the bush. Lemoyian, Bomani and Teleki settled to browse together for quite some time while Barsilinga settled to browse with Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Shukuru walked down to a nearby rock and used it to scratch her belly.  
 
Whilst out browsing, Bomani and Garzi competed who amongst them could stretch his trunk the highest in order to reach the top soft leaves from a tree they had settled to feed on. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Bomani at one point blocked Garzi from coming out and even tried to push him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  As soon as they came out Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game while Kasigau enjoyed climbing on Mutara. Shortly later Bomani invited Garzi in a pushing game which Garzi accepted, but soon Bomani changed the game into mounting one. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  This made Shukuru nervous about what was going on but Vuria soon settled down and continued browsing. Bomani was scooping and tossing chunks of soil in the air before the lunch time milk arrived. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Narok met with Kilaguni and they exchanged greetings by entwining their trunks together. Chaimu threatened Bomani not to pass too close to her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Bomani tossed some lucerne up and it landed on his head, making him look as if he was wearing a hat of grass. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  They enjoyed it so much because of the absence of the Ex Orphans. Kithaka was rubbing his trunk on a rock while Narok and Bomani enjoyed a back rub. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  ome, like Orwa and Teleki, enjoyed scratching on the rocks first. Vuria played with Bomani while Bongo scratched on Teleki’s head! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  This morning the juniors were briefly joined by Tomboi and a wild boy. Later Bomani and Bongo participated in a soil dusting exercise as Vuria engaged Orwa in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Shortly later, he was joined by Vuria his playmate who first mounted on him before lying on the ground to play. Bomani Teleki, Orwa and Laragai just stood close by and watched the two boys play their game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Soon after drinking their milk, Bomani ran into trouble with Laragai over what was hard to understand. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Bomani threatened Lemoyian with dire consequences if he dared to pick lucerne that was close to him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Bomani settled to browse with Garzi as Teleki spent some time performing a lone game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Immediately after leaving the stockade, Bomani used the concrete bench outside his stockade to scratch his buttocks as Garzi and Lemoyian competed who between them would get to the lucerne first. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Towards ten o'clock in the morning, the heat from the sun was too much for Narok and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Bomani passed by close to Vuria and Bongo, sniffed at them and then continued with his journey. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  When the gates opened for the juniors to leave for browsing this morning, Bomani walked and stood at the gate entrance, blocking Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian from coming out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  At the browsing field, Lemoyian settled to feed with Teleki and later joined Barsilinga while Orwa browsed with Bongo. Bomani took some time to have a game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Barsilinga settled to feed on lucerne with his back legs crossed which was a sign of complete relaxation. Bomani took some minutes to lie down on the ground to play as the rest continued with feeding. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Bongo tried to play with Bomani but Bomani was reluctant, so Bongo went on a mission in search of another playmate. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade, Bomani stood at the exit gate and tried to block Kithaka from leaving. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  After leaving the stockade early in the morning, Bomani and Lemoyian entwined their trunks in greeting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Bomani came close to the two boys and watched them for a few minutes before proceeding to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Laragai was rolling on the ground while Bomani climbed on her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Vuria later started rolling around on the ground and crawling like a tortoise. Bomani started pushing him back down to the ground whenever he tried to stand up. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Lemoyian and Kithaka spent some time play fighting as did Orwa and Vuria and Laragai pushed Bomani whilst Teleki stood by watching them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  All the elephants found a sparring partner and everywhere you looked the elephants were playing in groups of two. Vuria was testing the strength of his usual partner Bongo, Laragai with Garzi, Orwa with Kanjoro, Lemoyian with Kithaka and Bomani with Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Bomani and Laragai walked down to the water trough where they loitered for a while to make sure they had drunk enough to last them all morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Orwa and Bomani took a break from browsing to scoop and toss soil chunks in the air and onto their backs. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Most of them, i.e. Kithaka, Barsilinga, Bongo, Bomani, Vuria, Garzi, Shukuru and Sities were scratching in different styles on the rocks before they headed off to the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  After arriving at the browsing field, the boys were apparently in a playing mood. Lemoyian played with Bomani as Garzi engaged Barsilinga in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  After leaving the stockade, the orphans settled briefly in the stockade compound as Narok, Lemoyian, Bomani, Barsilinga, Kainuk and Bongo kept themselves busy by scratching against the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Orwa engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game while Vuria opted to start his day by performing a soil dusting exercise. Bomani teamed up with Shukuru to browse whilst Kainuk stuck to Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Lemoyian and Bomani locked their trunks in morning greetings when they met outside the stockade soon after coming out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Led by Narok the orphans headed straight to the browsing field this morning where Bomani and Barsilinga spent some of their time scratching their bellies on a fallen tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  In the browsing field Kasigau offered Bomani free training on how to tackle his fellow boys. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  These games attracted Lemoyian who engaged Kithaka in a pushing game; after Kithaka won that game he turned to Bomani but he ended up losing miserably to Bomani too. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Barsilinga and Bomani walked a few metres away where they found a fallen tree that they used to test their strength by pushing it out of the way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  The sun was still hot and the orphans converged under a tree to hide from the scorching sun. Bomani who was standing close to Barsilinga and Kithaka tried to invite them to a pushing game but they were both reluctant because it was too hot. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  When Lemoyian stepped out he soon found himself at loggerheads with Bomani, after he had inadvertently blocked Bomani's way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade Orwa and Turkwel started their day with a strength testing exercise as Bomani, Kithaka, Narok, Lemoyian and Teleki scratched on nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Vuria and Bomani were swinging their trunks, a sign that they were in a happy mood. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Kithaka and Barsilinga entwined their trunks in greeting and this led to a brief strength testing exercise. Bomani, who was watching from a distance, intervened by pushing Barsilinga away and tackling Kithaka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  In the browsing field, Lemoyian played Laragai while Garzi tested his strength by engaging Bomani in a pushing game. (read more...) view
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In the browsing field Bomani and Barsilinga started off by scratching on the nearby rocks while Narok enjoyed playing and rolling around on the ground. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Bongo and Vuria started the day by engaging each other in a strength testing games which put both Lemoyian and Bomani in a playful mood. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  At the browsing field Bomani joined Kainuk for a browsing session while Suguta played with Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Chaimu who had spent the night just outside the stockade entwined her trunk with Bomani in greeting as he exited the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Barsilinga and Garzi spent some time in a strength testing exercise. Bomani, who was standing nearby came close to the two, requested permission from Garzi to assist him in driving Barsilinga away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  He saw this as a warm up exercise since the weather was a bit chilly this morning. Bomani stood close by and watched as the duo performed the pushing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Barsilinga quit playing with Kithaka but since he wanted to improve his pushing skills, he asked Bomani if they could play together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kanjoro appeared to be telling Orwa that all was well. Bongo, Narok and Bomani spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kithaka shared his food with Kanjoro, Barsilinga with Vuria, Laragai with Teleki, Bomani with Narok and Kainuk with Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Bomani and Vuria lagged behind on the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Bomani spotted him and passed by to say hi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  A short while later Kanjoro played with Orwa as Bomani went down on his knees and started a lone game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Later he engaged Bomani in a pushing game when Bomani refused to part with grass he was holding in his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Later in the afternoon Teleki, Kithaka, Barsilinga, Vuria and Bomani came across a small drying water hole with thick mud that they rolled in. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Bongo spent some time scratching his buttocks against the nearby rocks as the tuskless Bomani went down on his knees and tried to pull up grass using his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  The boys spent a considerable amount of time in a strength testing exercises. Barsilinga played with Bomani, while Orwa tackled Kanjoro. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Shukuru and Bomani went to scratch on nearby rocks as they awaited for their friends to finish lucerne so they could all leave for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Soon after leaving his stockade in the morning, Bomani walked and stood outside Barsalinga’s stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Suguta played with Mutara while Bomani rode on Garzi’s back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Bomani and Lemoyian had a brief tussle with Bomani having the intention of climbing on Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Soon after finishing lucerne, Bomani engaged Lemoyian in a play fight while Orwa played with Barsilinga as Bongo and Vuria tried to settle their old scores by pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Mutara and Bomani shared food from the same tree and thereafter Bomani walked to join Barsilinga who these days has become his playmate. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Garzi came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly on while Bomani engaged Barsilinga in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  In the browsing field, Barsilinga spent some time in a wet soil dusting session. His game attracted Bomani who joined and both started rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Lemoyian settled to browse with Suguta and later engaged Bomani whose tusks haven't come out yet, in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Madiba stretched his trunk to sniff Bomani as Bomani stepped aside to give way to the senior boys. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  At the browsing field, Lemoyian attached himself to Turkwel while Bomani spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  At the browsing field, it was still wet and Bomani took a break from feeding to play a lone game of rolling on the wet soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Their disagreement ended in a strength testing game which was a draw. After mud bath, Bomani, Shukuru, Garzi, Bongo and Kainuk briefly soil dusted themselves before heading back to the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  The orphans settled to feed at Kone area where Kainuk browsed with Bomani while Kanjoro, Bongo, Shukuru and Narok visited the Kone dam for water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  The scratching exercises attracted Mutara, Bomani, Narok and Lemoyian who all moved towards the rocks to scratch their bodies. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Back to the browsing field, Lemoyian teamed up with Bomani in feeding and from time to time Lemoyian tried to insert his trunk in Bomani's mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Vuria joined Barsilinga in having a neck scratch. Bomani scratched his belly and Mutara browsed with Suguta. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  After the breakfast and some games, Bomani and Mutara lead the others to the bush to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Mutara had a height advantage over the others in order to browse for very high fresh pastures. Kanjoro was playing with Bomani while Suguta peacefully played with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Sities scratched his ear while Bomani started having fun with a stick by kicking it along the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Bongo, Kithaka and Garzi found a water pool and started playing in it. Laragai, Bomani and Kanjoro started rolling on the ground as they scoop and tossed soil in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  At the mudbath we had Bomani, Shukuru, Vuria, Teleki, Narok and Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Narok and Vuria started scooping and tossing chunks of soil in the air and some on their bodies. Bomani and Sities were stretching high to reach new, fresh vegetation sprouting from the rain. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Whilst eating, Bomani started scratching on a rock with Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  A different group of Narok, Kainuk, Orwa, Bongo, Lemoyian and Bomani were busy playing and actively rolling in the new, fresh mud as they waited for mudbath time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  They were not very active at the mud bath because of cold weather. Bongo was trying to sip some water spilling from Bomani's mouth as he drank. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  He was very much more active and his friends Kainuk, Shukuru, Mutara, Kithaka, Bomani, Lemoyian and Garzi joined him; he started playing and mounting on Kithaka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Kithaka and Orwa started play fighting. A bit later Garzi joined them and started playing with Kithaka. Finally Bomani came in to separate them and started greeting them both, it was lovely to watch their communicating between one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  The group later left to the water trough to drink water, Orwa trying to sip water from Bomani's mouth and Vuria from Barsilinga's mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  He was then followed by Kanjoro, Mutara, Sities, Shukuru, Vuria and Laragai. Orwa also started kissing and talking to Bomani and then they later all walked back to the bush for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  They interacted and communicated with the orphans for some time. Bomani started scratching on a rock with Orwa & Barsilinga separately. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Laragai, Bomani, Vuria, Garzi, Sities and Mutara joined them, but others were afraid of going in the cold water and decided to set off back to the bush for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  There Bongo led some of them to the mudhole for swimming such as Vuria, Garzi, Laragai, Kithaka, Bomani, Shukuru, Teleki and Sities. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  They was only one wild bull with them. Kithaka, Barsilinga, Narok, Vuria and Bomani were rolling in the mud enjoying that game while Orwa, Shukuru, Sities and Garzi were having a nice time scratching on the rocks; the orphans later set off to the bush for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  At one point Kanjoro, Barsilinga, Bomani and Lemoyian drew water from their stomachs and sprayed it behind their ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Sities spend most of her time browsing with Kilabasi. At mud bath time, the orphans wallowed with the exception of Bomani who stood under an acacia tree playing with a rock that he tried to kick using his hind legs. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  We took him out and tried all means but he was already dead. Bongo Kithaka, Vuria, Laragai, Bomani, Sities and Barsilinga played inside the mudhole, but the rest stayed away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  The two groups settled to browse at Kalovoto area. Bomani spent some time playing with Barsilinga but their game was cut short by Kandecha who pushed both of them away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Suguta engaged Mutara in a pushing game while Teleki played Sities. Later Barsilinga played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Garzi and Bomani spent some time playing a pushing game that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  In the browsing field, Orwa challenged Suguta in a strength testing game while Barsilinga challenged Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  She later left to join her friends. Bomani had a misunderstanding with Kithaka and they decided to settle it through pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Kithaka lost the game to Vuria and decided to try his luck on the tuskless Bomani but to his surprise he was also floored by Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  In the afternoon, the clouds cleared giving way to sunshine. Vuria and Bomani who were relaxing under a tree spotted two dik diks passing by. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After arriving at the browsing field, Bomani came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After getting there Kainuk, Vuria and Turkwel spent some time soil dusting. Bomani scratched his ears against a tree while Garzi came across a bent tree that he used to scratch his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  The juniors shared water with bulls and thereafter Vuria, Laragai, Bongo, Bomani and Kanjoro headed for wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Barsilinga, Shukuru, Turkwel and Narok started their day by scratching on nearby rocks. Bomani pushed Kithaka out of his way when Kithaka refused to give way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Lemoyian started the day by scratching on the nearby rocks as Shukuru watched over him. Out in the bush, Bomani engaged Garzi in a light strength testing exercise as Shukuru joined Lemoyian to share food from the same tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Later they all moved to te dust bath where Bomani, Kithaka, Bongo and Kanjoro were actively scooping and tossing some soil chunks in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  During mudbath, a group of orphans were playing together; Shukuru, Laragai, Narok, Sities, Vuria, Garzi, Kithaka, Bongo and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Soon after bathing, the juniors headed for soil dusting where Orwa and Bomani had a pushing game as Bomani lay on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  The warthogs didn't wait for him to reach them but turned tail and took off and disappeared into the bushes rapidly. Bomani and Orwa didn't participate in wallowing and so decided to cool themselves by standing under a tree that had a good shade and rested their peacefully together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the field Lemoyian, Bomani and Vuria teamed up together in browsing while Sities browsed with her Garzi as the rest of the herd scattered across the field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the evening, Lemoyian came across a suitable rock that he spent some time scratching his belly on. Bomani had a word with Orwa when Orwa was passing and suddenly stopped close to him, he did this by inserting his trunk in Orwa’s mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Bomani and Garzi had scores to settle and they did this through pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  On the way to the browsing field, Garzi blocked the way for Bomani thinking that it was the Barsilinga that he usually pushes. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  He later went to relax under a tree waiting for his friends to go through what he had already finished. Bomani engaged Barsilinga in a pushing game that saw Barsilinga surrender and walk away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Soon after arriving at the browsing field, Bomani and Barsilinga engaged one another in a pushing game that lasted for only a few minutes as Kithaka found a suitable rock that he used to scratch his buttocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the browsing field, Orwa and Bomani had a strength testing exercise when Bomani failed to give way to Orwa who was passing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the browsing field, Garzi and Bomani that were feeding together disagreed over how to share a branch that they had come across. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  A wild dog visited the water hole to drink, but due to disturbance from the wild elephants, the wild dog ran away. Bomani tackled Kibo in a strength testing exercise but Kibo was too strong for him and so he surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the browsing field, Bomani tried to invite Garzi in a pushing game by placing his trunk on Garzi's head. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  After some time, Bomani as usual started tossing the lucerne in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Back in the browsing field Bomani decided to spend much of his time feeding with Suguta, something that Suguta welcomed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The older sister of the wild baby intervened and Laragai backed off. Bomani, after having enough of the lucerne, started tossing it up in air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  It appears he had not learnt his lesson as Melia humiliated Orwa by knocking him out of the way. Bomani fed close to Sunyei and from time to time Sunyei would stretch her trunk towards his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  This was not possible though as after Bongo left, Bomani took over with Barsilinga also waiting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Barsilinga and Garzi had brief pushing game that was interrupted by Ololoo.  
 
Later in the browsing field Bomani tried to bully Garzi. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2015  There was a standoff as they charged at each other. Bomani, who was standing close by, stepped forward and made off with the branch, leaving the two boys staring each other not knowing what to do next as their cause for fighting had been taken away! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Orwa spend some time relaxing under a tree whilst Mutara, Bomani and Sities teamed up to browse together throughout the entire afternoon. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Two of the wild bulls joined the juniors in mud bathing. Later, the juniors headed for soil dusting where Bomani and Barsilinga had a disagreement that resulted in a fight. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The rest took water then returned back to browsing. The temperature was very hot and Barsilinga, Turkwel, Orwa, Mutara, Bomani and Kanjoro took refuge under different trees that had nice shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Narok surrendered and headed to tackle Bongo where she lost again to Bongo. In the browsing field Bomani was pierced by a thorn in his knee but carefully used his trunk to remove it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Kithaka and Bomani played it safe by carrying lucerne and walking far away where they put it down and shared it in peace. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Noticeable were Mwende's dad that was treated few days ago and Half Trunk. In the afternoon Bomani, Vuria, Laragai and Kanjoro spent some time in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Garzi and Bomani left with leftover branches in their mouth that they continued to feed on as they waited for lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Later they were joined by Kainuk, Teleki and Bongo. Shukuru, Laragai, Narok and Bomani visited the nearby trees for scratching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Shukuru, Bomani and Turkwel spent some time scratching on their favourite rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Bongo and Bomani were not as lucky as whatever they tried to get was forcefully taken away from them by Wendi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  After drinking water, Rapsu followed Half Trunk and his group into the bush.  
 
In the browsing field, Lemoyian and Bomani had a misunderstanding over a branch that Lemoyian had broken. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The juniors were overwhelmed with so many ex-orphans around and so one by one, the juniors started leaving. Bomani met with Lenana and entwined their trunks in greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  In the browsing field, Bomani shared his food with Bongo and later walked towards Garzi where they had a lovely time of entwining their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  At the browsing field, Sities managed to break a green branch that appeared to be tasty since Bomani, Vuria and Orwa tried to follow her in anticipation of getting a few leaves from the branch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  He then walked over to Bomani who is around his size and had a strength testing game with him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  A short while later Nasalot checked in and she was welcomed by Bomani, Orwa and Laragai by stretching their trunks and sniffing at her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  In the evening, Kanjoro and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  This morning in the browsing field a mighty war of strength between Sities and Teleki and Bomani with Garzi erupted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Lemoyian teamed up with Bomani in browsing while Kainuk and Teleki entwined their trunks in greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  eleki had a brief strength testing exercise with Yetu but their game ended when Yetu surrendered. Bongo, Bomani, Narok and Laragai enjoyed wallowing with their seniors while Lemoyian, Turkwel, Teleki and Orwa joined Rapsu in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  On the way back to the browsing field, Bongo and Bomani had a light strength testing game that ended quickly as Bomani surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Bomani spend some time sucking Turkwel's ear. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Bomani browsed close to Mutara and Bongo browsed close to Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  In the browsing field, the boys spent some more time playing strength testing games. Bomani played with Lemoyian, Bongo with Vuria while Orwa played with Kanjoro. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Afterwards, Garzi and Bomani had a light strength testing game that saw Garzi lose. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Lemoyian tried testing his strength with Bomani but Bomani was too strong for him and so surrendered pretty abruptly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Bomani browsed close to Garzi while 
Lemoyian browsed close to Barsilinga in the afternoon. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Bomani tried to block Kibo as he headed to the water but he wished he had not done so after he was forcefully knocked out of the way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Lemoyian left lady Kainuk and went to get some pushing lessons from Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Wendi said hi to Bomani and Kithaka as she passed them on her way to the unknown. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  The afternoon was quiet but later in the evening, Turkwel played with Teleki while Bomani played with Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Mutara browsed close to Turkwel, Suguta 
browsed with Shukuru as Teleki paired with Vuria. Orwa shared feeding with Bomani as Lemoyian browsed with Barsilinga. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Shukuru browsed close to Bomani and from time to time communicated with Bomani through touch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Bomani engaged Garzi in a light pushing game but this came to an end when the truck carrying Lemoyian, Barsilinga and Kithaka arrived. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  t was very hot at mud ath time and Bongo the water boy led the group into the mud wallow. Only Orwa, Bomani, Shukuru, Turkwel and Sities boycotted the exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Vuria and Sities relaxed under the acacia tree as Garzi and Bomani engaged one another in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  This created a jam at the gate as the orphans were scared of forcing their way out. Orwa, Narok and Bomani stretched their trunks to Nasalot and Lenana to say good morning as they requested a way to pass. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Olare sniffed at Narok then proceeded to feed on grass close to the stockade fence. Murka invited Bomani to play a strength testing exercise but Bomani was scared and turned his back, an indication that he wasn't ready to play with the bigger orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  As they relaxed under the acacia tree, Bomani decided to use Vuria as a scratching post and scratched his ears against Vuria's body. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  After finally giving up Orwa visited a nearby rock and he comforted himself with a good satisfying scratch. Bomani teamed up with Sities for browsing and the two moved away from the rest and only rejoined the group when Mutara rumbled to signal that it was time to move to another area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  It was a bit cold so only Bongo, Kanjoro, Kilabasi, Bomani, Vuria, Kasigau and Laragai played in the mudbath and then had a dust bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  The juniors walked down gently from their respective stables after their morning breakfast with Shukuru scooping and tossing some soil in the air while Garzi, Bomani, Sities and Vuria had a good scratch on the rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  The four boys Bongo, Kanjoro, Teleki and Bomani browsed together whilst Orwa started rolling on the ground and scooping up soil chunks to spray into the air and on his body. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Shukuru browsed close to Kainuk as Bomani took a break from feeding to scratch one of his itchy ears against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Finally, Bomani rumbled as he walked out from the water and the rest of the herd responded by following him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Mutara and Teleki opted to scratch their necks on a rock before starting to browse. Bomani settled to browse under a tree and felt very relaxed as he leaned on the tree as he uprooted some nice grass and he used the same tree to scratch his itchy ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Garzi and Bomani had a misunderstanding this morning and they were going to settle their dispute by pushing each other hard. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Kanjoro led Garzi and Bomani straight to the browsing field but the rest of the group didn’t follow until later. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Bomani, Vuria and Sities did enjoy playing with some wet soil when they left the water trough but the others thought it was far too cold to join them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Mutara likes to leave the stockade with a stick in her mouth but this morning she found herself surrounded by Vuria, Garzi, Bomani and Narok who wanted to share her stick. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Vuria, Bomani and Mutara left the stockade with branches in their mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Garzi and Bomani emulated Bongo and Vuria and started their own pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Ololoo engaged Orwa in a strength testing exercise while Teleki played with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  The orphans walked slowly and carefully to avoid slipping and falling. Teleki, Vuria and Bomani converged under the acacia tree to plan which direction to take. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  At the field Kanjoro, who was in a hurry to get some nice leaves ahead of Bomani, pushed Bomani out of his way as he tried to overtake him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Towards ten thirty in the morning, the orphans passed Kone dam on their way to the mud bath. Teleki, Bomani and Laragai decided to have a mud bath so as to cool off. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  They later came across a small waterhole in the bush & started playing in the mud with Shukuru, Vuria, Garzi, Bomani, Laragai and Bongo spending a good long time slipping and sliding and enjoying the red mud. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Included in the wallowing was Mutara, Bongo, Vuria, Garzi, Laragai, Bomani, Orwa, Narok & Shukuru. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Bomani started scooping and throwing red soil particles on his back while Bongo spent a good long time browsing next to Kanjoro and Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Today on their way to the mud bath Shukuru and Bomani were scooping and tossing soil chunks in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  When they were through with wallowing, Bomani, Narok and Vuria split from the rest of the herd and started browsing towards the usual mud wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Garzi, Bomani and Vuria kept themselves busy by scratching on the nearby rocks as they awaited for their breakfast in the form of their much loved lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Instead of going straight, the duo went in to where Orwa, Narok, Teleki and Bomani spend their nights. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Kilaguni and Chaimu had arrived earlier on, and joined the juniors briefly before heading to an undisclosed location. Bomani and Shukuru opted for a scratching on the rocks at the stockade compound before heading to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Later on Kilaguni and Chaimu went their own way leaving the rest at the stockade compound. Garzi and Bomani, who of late have become firm play mates, engaged each other in a pushing game that went on for quite some time until it ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Kalama picked the branch that Orwa had dropped and tried to feed whatever had been left in it. Kitirua played with Bomani and later engaged Orwa in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Bongo and Bomani used the same tree in scratching, Shukuru had a game of rolling on the ground with Garzi following her lead. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Garzi retreated to avoid being pounced on by Kitirua. Later Garzi went to play with Bomani but their pushing game was cut short by Sities when Sities came in between them and even pushed Bomani away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Mutara eventually lay down and Shukuru came over to scratch her belly against her. Vuria played with Laragai while Bomani played with Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Tomboi turned and went to the water trough to help himself to a good waterfill. At the browsing field, Orwa and Bomani played with wet soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  As the orphans settled for lucerne, Narok, Teleki, Orwa, Bomani and Garzi kept themselves busy by scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Vuria came over to Garzi and placed his trunk on him giving him more momentum from behind. Bomani came up behind Vuria and attempted to mount Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  At the field, Garzi fed close to Mutara while Orwa isolated himself from the others and went to feed a few metres away. Bomani and Teleki shared the same shrub while feeding but Sities came and pushed both of them away so as to feast on the shrub. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Orwa, Kainuk and Bomani boycotted the exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Sities hurriedly collected her pile of lucerne and left. Bomani did the same but the rest were caught unawares and they had no option other than sharing their Lucerne piles with the ex orphans who were eager for some of the supplements. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Following the chilly weather, Shukuru, Narok, Bomani and Garzi decided to start the day by scratching on the rocks at the stockade compound while Kainuk moved down where she did soil dusting and shortly later was joined by Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Turkwel had a soil bathing exercise while Kanjoro pushed Bomani out of his way as he moved from one shrub to another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Bomani developed an itchy ear and used some grass he was holding with his trunk to scratch his ear. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Vuria then walked to the water trough to join Orwa, Kanjoro, Narok, Bomani and Kainuk who were all having their fill of water before heading off for the day. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Her charging and trumpeting attracted Laragai who then joined in kicking up dust and charging in circles. Laragai pushed Bomani unsuspectingly as he was standing in her way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Sities had a disagreement with Bomani and opted to sort it out through pushing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  After the wallowing, the orphans went for their red soil dusting and later Shukuru, Teleki, Kanjoro, Bomani, Garzi, Turkwel and Narok scratched against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  On the way to the browsing field Bongo scratched his ear against a tree and Garzi, Vuria and Bomani scratched their buttocks on rocks along their way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Teleki developed an itchy neck and used a tree he was feeding on to scratch it. Later Bomani, Turkwel and Orwa separated from the rest of the herd and moved few steps away to feed on grass. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Orwa finished his second bottle while the others were still on their first and when the keepers were bending down to pick the second bottles he quickly pushed Bomani out of the way and took his position for the second bottle. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kilabasi then proceeded to play with Bomani and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  After finishing his second bottle of milk Bomani ran away with the empty bottle. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Bomani welcomed Makena and Taita by stretching his trunk towards them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  At 7am Makireti, Kasigau and Kilabasi joined the juniors. Bomani and Narok welcomed Makireti by inserting their trunks in Makireti’s mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kanjoro, Laragai, Shukuru, Vuria, Teleki, Garzi, Bomani, Narok and Bongo wallowed happily. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  n the bush Vuria, Garzi and Bomani browsed together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Naisula started a fighting game with Orwa while Bomani and Garzi scratched on the rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Orwa scratched on a tree while Sities and Bomani scratched on a tree stump and on a rock near the stockade before heading off. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  They went straight to the water trough to drink and then departed to the bush. The orphans were busy browsing; Orwa with Bomani and Bongo with Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  On the way to the mud bath Orwa tried to take a piece of stick from Bomani’s mouth but Bomani complained by rumbling loudly so Orwa stopped being so cheeky before it escalated. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Bomani was feeding close to Kanjoro and from time to time Kanjoro put his trunk into Bomani’s mouth while Turkwel constantly scratched her year, obviously something was really disturbing her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  A little later the juniors were joined by Lualeni and Ololoo. Vuria welcomed Ololoo by sniffing at him but Ololoo just and pushed him. Vuria tried to defend himself for some time but finally surrendered. Ololoo moved on and came face to face with Orwa whom he also engaged in a strength testing game as Teleki scratched against Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Orwa resisted and walked away enjoying his leaves. Later Bomani stood close to Vuria and started sucking one of his ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Soon after drinking the orphans left to browse. As Bomani was feeding he developed an itchy ear and used his trunk to scratch it, it was obviously really bugging him as he spent a good long time trying to get rid of the itch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Bomani, Sities and Laragai started the day's activities by scratching on rocks, the usual early morning routine. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Later Laragai and Shukuru took a break from feeding and soil bathed. Kanjoro and Bomani were feeding on the same tree when Bomani plucked some leaves that Kanjoro had his eye on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  In the afternoon the sun was hot so Turkwel, Sities and Bomani relaxed under a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Sities moved over to where Narok was rolling and engaged her in a friendly pushing game. Teleki, Bomani and Laragai scratched on rocks while Kainuk picked grass with her trunk and placed it on her head. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Later Kilabasi and Garzi had a light friendly pushing game. Bongo browsed close to Bomani and Shukuru browsed some meters away from the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Sities, Garzi and Bomani scratched on the nearby rocks and Shukuru opted to soil dust before settling to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  At mud bath time the orphans had spectacular wallow. Only Shukuru, Bomani, Kainuk, Laragai and Garzi didn't participate, soil bathing instead. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  It was chilly today as the orphans left to browse. Shukuru, Garzi and Bomani started the day's activities by scratching on rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Finally Teleki defeated Vuria and mounted him in a show of dominance. Later, Bomani had a friendly pushing game with Laragai as Narok and Shukuru played a game of lying down and rolling sideways. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  When the juniors came out Orwa headed straight to Kasigau and engaged him in a pushing game. Bomani and Narok proceeded to scratch on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Kainuk, Narok, Laragai, Shukuru, Orwa and Bomani headed off to soil dust. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Shukuru, Bomani and Narok started the day by scratching on rocks while Vuria played with some dry grass that he was throwing over his head. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Bomani, Shukuru and Orwa scratched on the nearby rocks, which is the normal routine. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  At the browsing fields Bomani and Garzi scratched on rocks just near to where the others were feeding and were more laid back than the rest, clearly having already had their fill. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Vuria then went to a nearby rock to enjoy a scratch while Bomani exited his night stockades closely and began 
Feeding close by. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2015  At the browsing field Sities played with Kainuk while Bomani engaged with Bongo who finally proved more inclined. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Orwa lay down rolling as Laragai tried to remove something under her feet with her trunk. Bomani and Sities scratched on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  The keepers obliged and once the gates were opened, Vuria left with a stick in his mouth while Bomani and Teleki had a brief strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Soon after leaving the stockade compound, Vuria and Bomani had a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Lualeni then led them into the mud bath. Shukuru, Bomani, Laragai, Kainuk and Orwa skipped opted out and soil dusted instead. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Bomani and Vuria had a standoff over a place Bomani wanted to use as a scratching post with Vuria eventually surrendering then went to feed close to Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  The juniors joined them and went to drink at the stockade water trough. Makireti scratched her buttocks against the water trough and Garzi walked to a nearby rock to scratch but was pushed away by Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014   
At mud bath time the temperature was moderate and everyone wallowed except Shukuru, Kainuk and Bomani(read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Lenana passed near where Bomani was feeding; she sniffed at him then continued with her journey. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  The orphans settled to browse in the Kone area, Kainuk, Teleki, Bomani and Orwa spent some time playing by rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  In the afternoon, the sun was hot and the orphans took a break to relax under a tree as Vuria, Kanjoro, Bomani and Shukuru soil dusted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Once at the browsing field, Shukuru, Bomani, Sities and Garzi started the day by scratching on the rocks close to where they were feeding. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014   
 
At mud bath time, Shukuru, Sities and Orwa sucked their trunks after taking their milk. Bomani Orwa and Shukuru got to the wallow first but stood under the acacia tree waiting for their friends. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  December  2014  At mud bath time, Shukuru, Sities and Bomani sucked their trunks after taking their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Towards ten o'clock in the morning, the orphans came across some stagnant water and Bongo, Teleki, Vuria, Bomani and Mutara had a mini mud bath before heading for official mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Orwa opted to scratch against a tree that was close to where he was browsing which prompted Garzi to also go and scratch. Bomani was feeling playful and lay down to roll on the ground, then soil dusted before resuming to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Towards mud bath time, the temperatures skyrocketed so Orwa to fed under a tree that had a good shade. After milk, Bomani, Teleki, Orwa and Vuria played with mud in a drying water hole and shortly after all the orphans except Shukuru went to wallow in the big dam. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  There Bomani leaned against a tree as he enjoyed pulling on grass to feed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Garzi teamed up with Sities to browse and touched her mouth; Sities rumbled then they resumed to browse. Bomani took a break from feeding and had a wet soil dust by throwing the soil into his back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Orwa paired with Bongo to browse and Teleki browsed on fresh grass with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  The dependent orphans were welcomed by them as they left the stockade and Kilabasi tried to hold Bomani's trunk but he resisted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  On the way Narok bumped into Bomani as she tried to overtake him and Shukuru stopped to scratch her behind on a huge rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Kasigau led the whole team except Kainuk, Shukuru and Bomani into the mud bath for an excellent swimming session. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  All the orphans had a spectacular wallowing with the exception of Garzi and Bomani who just stood in the water knee deep watching the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Narok, Sities, Orwa, Bomani and Turkwel scratched on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Turkwel took a break from browsing to scratch her belly on a rock that was close by. Bomani developed an itchy chin and decided to scratch it against the tree he was feeding on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Bomani managed to pluck grass for feeding at the same time as scratching his buttocks against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  They browsed close together for companionship with Shukuru next to Sities and Bomani next to Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Bongo was playing and having a wrestling game with Orwa and Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Teleki had a game of splashing soil on his back and brush it off with his tail. Bongo, Bomani, Narok and Kanjoro found a small water pool and started playing before they came back to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  It was very hot and they were browsing near the dam along the road to Kone. Orwa, Vuria, Mutara, Garzi, Narok, Bomani Sities played actively in the dam with Vuria mounting on Garzi in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014   
In the mudbath, they played happily. Vuria, Laragai, Teleki, Bomani, Garzi and Kanjoro all laid down in the big mudhole to roll and swim. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2014  In the bush, they were all very active and Orwa, Vuria, Teleki and Bomani lined up and tossed some soil on their heads and backs. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  They all ran around the stockade compound with Bomani having a hind scratch, Laragai a foot scratch and Sities a tummy scratch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Garzi came across a small pool of water and started playing in it; Vuria also joined him. Bomani was browsing very close to Vuria and Shukuru next to Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Garzi and Bomani were closely browsing together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014   
In the bush, Bomani was very playful but he missed having someone to play with as the weather changed to chilly and cold winds so the elephants were less active. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Bongo, Teleki, Orwa, Vuria, Garzi, Sities, Kainuk, Laragai, Mutara, Shukuru and Bomani played fantastically in the dam before they continued their journey back home. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Back in the bush, they came across a small dam and a few of them stopped to play for a few minutes. Bomani was pulling some green stuff that was hanging near Garzi’s back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Each orphan was struggling for his/her share of delicious food(lucerne) and Bomani enjoyed a hind and belly scratch on a rock before setting of into the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Shukuru chilled out resting her trunk on the back of Orwa while Bomani snatching lucerne from Garzi's mouth as he was eating. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Shukuru had to take as much lucerne as she could when she saw Bomani walking towards her, fearing he might steal it away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  It looked like so much fun that they were soon joined by Bongo, Teleki, Orwa, Bomani and Sities. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014   
 
In the bush, Bongo and Bomani were acting very nervous after seeing some dik dik’s running here and there. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  October  2014  As the orphans waited for Lucerne, Bomani as usual kept himself busy by scratching on his favorite rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  At the time of leaving, Kanjoro tried to follow a wild herd but the keepers called him to turn back. Bomani scratched against the only remaining acacia tree at the stockade compound while a junior wild girl chased Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Bomani scratched his buttocks on the wall of the mudbath and was then joined by Orwa, Shukuru and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Vuria, Orwa, Shukuru and Bomani scratched on the walls of the mudbath before heading to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  The independent Bongo fed separately from the others whilst Kanjoro and Sities fed together as Bomani fed close to Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  As the other orphans were busy rushing for Lucerne, Bomani was busy doing his favorite exercise which is scratching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Vuria left the stockade with his trunk in his mouth. Soon after settling on Lucerne, Bomani as usual was the first to engage himself in a scratching exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Shortly later, Madiba and Zurura also arrived as Bomani started the day’s activities by scratching on rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  After drinking water, the orphans left for browsing. 
 
At nine o'clock in the morning, Bomani had an itch in his ear and used his trunk to scratch it. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  October  2014  The baby had a joyful play with Orwa but when he tried to play with Mutara, Mutara pushed the baby away. Shukuru, Narok, Bomani and Orwa had a scratching exercise before being led away Laragai leaving the wild herd at the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Soon the others joined as well with Bomani enjoying their company. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  At six o'clock in the morning, the orphans were let out and joined the ex-orphans who were waiting outside the stockade, all except Orwa, Bomani and Shukuru who seemed reluctant to get up this morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  After feeding on lucerne, Laragai led the way out into the browsing fields, Teleki, Laragai, Vuria and Bomani browsed close to each other as Mutara and Turkwel fed far away from the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Shukuru stopped a few meters from the stockade where she was comforting herself by sucking her trunk. Bomani, Garzi, Kainuk, Orwa, Shukuru and Vuria all had a scratch on the nearby rocks at different times. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  In the browsing field, Bomani and Shukuru had a good time of scratching against the trees while Narok and Turkwel browsed close to each other. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  As he was scratching, Laragai came charging up to engage Bongo in pushing games. Vuria and Bomani shared new browse from the same shrub as they waited for their friends to finish with their antics. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Bomani went to the concrete bench where he scratched his buttocks and later shifted to a tree a few meters away and started working on his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  When Shukuru left, Bomani started scratching and Orwa later accompanied him on the same rock but at a different position. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Bomani was very busy browsing whilst also scratching on rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Garzi who was standing close to Bomani decided to scratch his head against him and after that, Bomani, instead of going to scratch on a rock, turned to Garzi and used him as scratching post. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  The wild baby had a brief strength testing game with Bomani which ended when the mother warned Bomani to keep his distance by pointing her trunk towards him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  Shukuru walked to her favorite rock where she scratched her belly and later her buttocks. 
When Shukuru left the rock, Bomani was waiting and quickly stepped in and started scratching on the same rock. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2014   
At mudbath time Bomani hung around the keepers hoping that one of the other orphans might not take all their milk leaving some for him. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2014  The rest headed to drink water soon after taking their milk. As Vuria, Bomani, Narok, Garzi and Orwa were drinking four wild bulls joined them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  Since the water trough had been occupied by the wild elephants, the juniors relaxed by the stockade compound with Bomani opting to scratch her neck on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  Vuria and Bomani were inseparable today but it seems Vuria has made yet another great friend in Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  Orwa pushed Bomani from a tree he was scratching against and proceeded to scratch himself. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  t midday mud bath time, the temperatures were very low and the orphans didn't participate in wallowing. Instead Bomani had a funny game of swinging his trunk sideways as Vuria coiled his trunk to his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  t mud bath time, the weather was chilly and none of the orphans participated in wallowing. Narok, Laragai and Bomani opted to scratch as the rest scattered to feed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Yatta and Mulika groups in the company of several wild bulls reported at mud bath simply to drink water. Ziwa and Bomani opted to browse at mud bath while Teleki and Narok tested their strength through pushing as Bongo and Sities did soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Bomani and Garzi stood back to back soil bathing as Shukuru left the mud bath and also headed for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014   
Laragai and Bomani also relaxed under a tree each with a stick in their mouths for chewing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  It was not long before the temperatures soared. Shukuru, Laragai, Bomani, Garzi, and Vuria were forced to relax under shrubs with shade due to the heat. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Sities appeared to have woken up in a bad mood and pushed Bongo, Vuria and Bomani as she went round feeding on the Lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  The naughty baby who loves playing and harassing some of the orphans, opted to try and play with Bomani(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014   
At mud bath time, Shukuru was sucking her trunk soon after taking milk. As Vuria, Teleki and Bomani were approaching the water trough, noise from baboons that were chattering nearby scared Vuria. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Shortly later the wild elephants were joined by Suguta and her group. As the orphans settled for Lucerne, Bomani and Teleki opted to start the day's activities by scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Garzi started the day's activities by scratching on the nearby rocks. As he was enjoying the scratching, Bomani came along and pushed him away from the rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Buchuma joined the orphans eating Lucerne as the rest lined up for water. Bomani had a nice time scratching on the nearby rocks while Ziwa opted to give space to the ex-orphans when he saw them coming for Lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Kijana joined the juniors in feeding on Lucerne while Shukuru, Bomani, Narok and Teleki were busy scratching themselves on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  t mid day mud bath time the dependent junior orphans joined three wild bulls that were taking water. Garzi, Vuria and Bomani were the first to arrive at the mud bath, sniffed at the wild bulls before joining them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  During this time Bomani decided to scratch on a nearby rock and few seconds later Shukuru pushed him away in order for her to use the rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Bomani took some time to scratch on a nearby rock, as the rest of his friends continued enjoying the lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Bongo, Orwa, Garzi, Bomani and Vuria had taken off into the bush and it took the keepers forty minutes to locate the missing group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Laragai did not move but continued with her soil bath. Bomani kept on sniffing the wild bulls and as soon as they drew close to him, Bomani stepped aside to let them pass. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  At the browsing field, Bomani and Vuria browsed together while Kanjoro and Mutara browsed some meters away from the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Teleki, Bongo, Laragai, Mutara were the stars of the day as they had a prolonged mud bath and lots of fun. Bomani took some extra time to scratch against the nearby acacia trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  The orphans settled for Lucerne and five wild dogs came for water at the stockade water hole. Shukuru and Bomani scratched on the nearby rocks as Bongo pushed Orwa in a competition for Lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Once everything was calm Mwende started a pushing game with Orwa which Orwa won, whilst Shukuru and Bomani had a good time of scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  The new babies are very happy in their new home. Bomani is very quiet but occasionally pushes Ziwa or Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  It was a quiet morning at the stockade today; Bomani and Orwa had a scratch on nearby rocks as they continued to feed on lucerne. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  The absence of Orwa, Teleki and Bomani has been felt even more this morning after the translocation of yet another 3 orphans, Vuria, Garzi and Ziwa, last night. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  The three new babies were offloaded and five minutes later Teleki, Orwa and Bomani came to meet them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  In order to know them better, Nasalot opted to stay with the junior for the entire day. At mud bath time, Bomani opted to play a pushing game with Kainuk; however, Kainuk pushed Bomani so hard such that he opted to run away! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  For Orwa, Bomani and Teleki, this was their first morning in Ithumba. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  Teleki, Bomani and Orwa journeyed down from Nairobi to their new home at Ithumba today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  The translocation process of Orwa, Bomani and Teleki started early today at 4am. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  Orwa and Bomani are doing very well indeed, enjoying the experience of entering and exiting the truck, they seem totally unperturbed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014   
 
The elephant move training is continuing but Teleki still hasn’t got into the truck yet. Orwa and Bomani love it because they always get an extra bottle whenever they enter the truck. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2014  Training continued Orwa, Bomani and Teleki for their move to Ithumba. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  . Today is a special day as the relocation training begins for Orwa, Bomani and Teleki who will soon be moving to Ithumba to start the next stage of their rehabilation to the wild. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  Of late Bomani has taken to separating himself from the other orphans, to go and browse independently, as a young bull, eager to demonstrate that he is self sufficient and not reliant on his peers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  Whilst the orphans greeted one another and welcomed another morning, Bomani and Ziwa enjoyed a friendly Pushing Game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  Rorogoi and Ziwa tried to evade the inevitable, but were rounded up by the Keepers. After the oiling (which is good for the skin) all the elephants enjoy a dustbath, the bigger elephants such as Orwa, Murera, Sonje,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  She only targets the boys – Orwa, Bomani, Teleki, Nelion, Jasiri, Faraja and Ziwa who now tend to avoid being close to her at such times, especially more gentle boys such as Nelion, Ziwa and Bomani(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  e orphans walked out this morning, as all were busy greeting one another, and checking up on the four small babies, Ziwa and Bomani engaged one another in a Pushing Game, indicating that Ziwa is now happily settled into his new family. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  Athough Bomani is now at an age when his tusks should begin to appear through the lip, he has yet to show any such signs. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Having come out of their Night Stockades, and after greeting the Juniors as usual, Teleki and Bomani engaged one another in a tough test of strength that went on for sometime, each doing their utmost to emerge victorious. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Ziwa seems to be most friendly towards Zongoloni, and Nelion above Orwa, avoiding Teleki, Bomani and Jasiri, who tend to push him about. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Bomani has developed a bad habit of biting the ears of the others, especially during milk feeding times, and when it is time to be put in for the night, targeting Tundani, Nelion and Vuria. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Orwa and Bomani came to collect Ziwa and escort him out this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  ollowing the public viewing hour, Ziwa was allowed out to join the other orphans, escorted out sandwiched between boys Orwa, Bomani and Teleki (who have been showing great interest in him of late) plus girls, and Sonje, Murera, Quanza and Zongoloni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Stockades, Murera went to greet Lemoyian and Sonje Oltaiyoni before going over to greet Ziwa in his Stockade where Orwa and Bomani were already interacting with him through the Gate, intertwining trunks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Nursery boys Orwa, Bomani, Jasiri and Faraja accompanied by Limalima rushed to greet Ziwa first thing in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  Small Boys Lemoyian, Kithaka, Barsilinga, Balguda and Tundani competed with the bigger boys, Orwa,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  Soon after leaving heir night quarters, Bomani and Orwa engaged one another in a Test of Strength, which ended when Orwa poked Bomani in the face with his tusks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2013  30 a.m. on their way to the Voi Rehabilitation Centre. Narok, Teleki and Bomani, who witnessed the others leaving their night Stockades, rushed to the empty ones wondering where their three age mates had gone. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  Kihari, Naipoki, Ishaq-B, Orwa, Teleki and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  As soon as the orphans emerged this morning, Orwa, Teleki and Bomani enjoyed testing their strength against one another, Teleki and Bomani ganging up against Orwa who is the biggest Boy in the Nursery. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2013  Bomani and Orwa enjoyed their usual Pushing Match this morning on the way out to browse. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2013  Some of the older Nursery elephants, (such as Murera, Orwa, Bomani, Teleki, Quanza, Sonje, Kihari, Ishaq-B and Naipoki) now have milk every 6 hours, rather than 3 hourly as before. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2013  Bomani spent most of the day with the smaller boys, Kithaka, Lemoyian and Barsilinga, enjoying tutoring them in pushing tactics! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2013  Sometimes in the evening he refuses to go into his Night Stable, when the Keepers have to try and push him in. Bomani seems to be taking his cue from Jasiri, and is trying the same tactics! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2013  strong orphans have thoroughly enjoyed the frequent downpours, playing in the puddles and rolling in the mud, with Orwa and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2013  As the orphans were making their way to the forest, Bomani, Kihari, Sonje and Ishaq-B spotted a bushbuck. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Because Bomani had taken to bullying the smaller boys, he was moved to the Older Group amongst whom is Orwa, now a big Nursery Boy. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Bomani has taken to bullying the younger ones, knocking down Ngasha and Barsilinga during the public viewing hour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Little Lemoyian was persistent, and kept returning to resume the battle until  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  They had a lovely morning mudbath out in the field with Mutara, Teleki and Bomani having the most fun as they rolled around getting completely covered in mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  Lately Orwa and Bomani have been engaging one another in strength testing and pushing games with Orwa always emerging the victor. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  She approaches the Keepers with outspread ears and also bullies the younger elephant boys such as Balguda, Kwale,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  Today Bomani has focused on Barsilinga, training him gently in wrestling techniques. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  Orwa then took on  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  m. milk feed, Barsilinga engaged Bomani in a Pushing Game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  Meanwhile the Keepers kept their distance, knowing that the buffalo posed a threat to them.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  The males generally seem to get along, Orwa is the most gentle amd gets along with the other orphans very well, while  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  Quanza has attached herself to Kihari, Ishaq-B and Sities. Orwa and Bomani enjoyed a Pushing Game this morning, which was interrupted by Kanjoro, whom they did not want in their game due to his small tusks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2012  Following the upgrading of Orwa to the older Group, Bomani has become another “bully” who is greedy and pushy at milk feeding times, although Balguda occasionally disciplines him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  Bomani and Balguda proved the best wallowers and were reluctant to come out when the time came to leave. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  This morning Bomani and Orwa enjoyed a Pushing Game, which ended when Orwa bit Bomani’s tail. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  Teleki, on the other hand, is doing very well, spending time with Orwa, Faraja and Bomani, who are all very friendly towards him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  Today at 4 p.m. when all the babies were waiting for their Keepers to lead them back home, Faraja, Nyika and Bomani sneaked off on their own without the Keepers noticing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  In the morning he decided to walk with Bomani, Nyika and Kwale, but later joined the older group where Tano “adopted” him and Mutara kept coming to check up on him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  Normally he, Bomani and Kwale are together, but as the orphans congregated at the mudbath, we noticed that Nyika was missing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  Now Kinango is with Barsilinga, Kithaka and Nyika with Naipoki, Balguda, Bomani, Orwa, Kwale and Ishaq-B in the second group and Sonje and Kihari upgraded to the Big Group, Sonje in that group because she is inclined to be pushy towards the smaller elephants. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  itated another change in the sleeping arrangements, Sities and Naipoki being moved into the Stockade next door to Tano, with Bomani in Naipoki’s former stable, and Kinango in that previously occupied by Sities and Orwa next door. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  Orwa, Bomani and Naipoki look out for him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  Murera can now accompany the younger group of Nursery Orphans and is maternal towards the small babies, especially Bomani and Nyika. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2012  Bomani, who is also new to the Nursery, is a very mellow boy, obviously still missing his mother and elephant family, but integrated well into the Nursery group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  Bomani enjoyed his first ever coconut oil bath unlike most of the new arrivals of his age who normally run away and avoid it. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  At the public viewing today Sonje was being very naughty and had to be warned by the Keepers.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  Bomani has adjusted very well to his 3-hourly feeds and is enjoying the public feeding time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  Bomani is making good progress in his new home and is getting along well with the Keepers and the other orphans. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  Bomani had a very good night with his new Keeper family, surrounded by the other orphans who were rumbling with support. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2012  The calf is a young male of about one year and has been named Bomani after the area of his rescue. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  The one from Mgeno Ranch has been named Panda, whilst the one from Bomani has been named Bomani(read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  The calf was loaded into the vehicle and taken swiftly back to the stockades for treatment. Just as the calf was being placed in its new stockade another message was received about yet another elephant calf found alone at Bomani, near Zomeni Hill, not far from the Voi stockades. (read more...) view
 

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