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Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Shukuru settled to browse with Dupotto as Sirimon engaged Enkikwe to a strength testing exercise that saw Sirimon emerge as the winner. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Karisa settled for a soil dusting exercise while Dupotto settled to browse with Kamok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Everyone was busy browsing this morning and it was another cold day. Dupotto was browsing next to Enkikwe as they seemed to strengthen their friendship. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The orphan group later walked back into the bush leaving Boromoko, Tusuja and Dupotto standing with the wild bulls near the water trough; they later followed their friends. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Dupotto settled to browse with Sokotei while Wanjala settled to browse with Karisa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The three joined the juniors for lucerne soon after they were let out. Boromoko pushed Dupotto when she tried to get some lucerne that he had his eye on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Kamok and Shukuru had branches in their mouths as they headed out. Dupotto met with Ex Orphan bull Rapsu outside the stockade and exchanged morning greetings before heading to join Kibo to feed on lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Afterwards the orphans headed to the Kanziku area where they settled to browse. Garzi, Barsilinga, Siangiki, Oltaiyoni and Dupotto spent some time in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon Dupotto and her friend Kamok took a break from feeding to relax under a tree whereas Sirimon and Olsekki settled for a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  The disagreement ended in a fight where Galla pushed Karisa away. Dupotto settled to share her lucerne with Oltaiyoni as Chaimu, Kilaguni and Kasigau joined the juniors to feed on lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Ukame settled to browse with Naseku while Dupotto settled to feed with her friend Kamok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Boromoko started the day’s activities by engaging Olsekki in a pushing game that ended in a draw. Ukame, Karisa, Dupotto and Kamok took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Later, Ukame led the way to the browsing field. Dupotto as usual settled to browse with Kamok while Boromoko took some time off from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Dupotto was the first one to leave the stockade followed by Galla. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Kibo walked over to Dupotto and tried to sniff at her before heading to the stockade to check whether there were any leftovers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  The buffalo ran away as the rest of the team applauded Shukuru for chasing it away. The rest of the morning was quiet as Dupotto stuck to her friend Kamok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Dupotto, who was brought back seven days ago, was let out with the other orphans this morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  They resumed browsing only after the temperature dropped a bit. Dupotto spent her day with Kamok and she is slowly settling in nicely. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Dupotto that had been rescued the previous day woke up fine. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to feed on the western side of Ithumba Hill. In the evening, Dupotto, one the babies that disappeared two and half months ago, was rescued again and brought back to Ithumba. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Mutara and Chaimu’s groups were not there and we are still hopeful our new arrivals Kelelari, Dupotto and Karisa are with them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  We woke to a stressful morning after Karisa, Dupotto and Kelelari failed to turn up overnight and the search for them continues. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The keepers started gathering the scattered ones and came to realize that Kelelari, Dupotto and Karisa were not amongst the other orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Vuria engaged Bongo in a friendly pushing game as Dupotto joined Kamok to browse on the shrubbery. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Dupotto made sure that she was in the first group while the inseparable Karisa and Kelelari were in forth group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  aramoja and Wanjala are still quite nervous of walking deeper into the forest since their older friends Kelelari, Karisa and Dupotto left. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At eleven o'clock in the morning and time for milk feed, Dupotto teamed up with the first group while Karisa and Kelelari teamed up with Kamok in second group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Ndotto was leading the group that browses a bit further ahead during the day which was normally led by Dupotto and Kelelari, including Ukame, Maramoja, Galla, Wanjala and Rapa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The orphans settled to browse in the Kone area with Karisa, Kelelari and Dupotto seemingly quite at home with their new environment. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Karsia’s stockade was located a few meters away from Kelelari and Dupotto’s so he was brought out first. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At ten o'clock in the morning, Kelelari, Dupotto and Karisa arrived. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Today is the last day for Dupotto, Karisa and Kelelari in the Nursery. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  He seems to be ready along with Dupotto and Kelelari. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Pare happily entertained Rapa and Ngilai in some ‘bullish’ games as they sized each other up and chased after one another. Dupotto is not very fond of games but today she decided to have some fun with Ndotto, and they enjoyed a pushing game for quite some time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  The lorry-training is still going on for those that are moving to Ithumba but only Wanjala,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Kelelari, Dupotto, Karisa, Ukame, Galla and Wanjala will all be leaving within the next few months. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Nowadays it is not just Tamiyoi but also Murit, Pare, Kelelari, Mbegu and Dupotto who can be seen running out of their stockades in the morning and into the pens of their friends like Jotto, Esampu, Malima, Kuishi, Mteto and Mundusi to see if they have any left over lucerne pellets! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Their lack of interest prompted poor Kelelari to protest and stamp his feet, and begin trumpeting as well, which succeeded in drawing the attention of Galla and Wanjala, but also Karisa, Ukame, Dupotto, Maramoja and Ndiwa who all came running over and they all enjoyed a busy time of running around in and out of the bushes, trumpeting and stamping with excitement. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Lucky Mteto had managed to escape the naughty boys and ran into a thicket. Kuishi’s yelling saw Dupotto, Maramoja and Ukame all run after them to rescue her from the troublesome boys. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  They had two pieces of fresh meat in their mouths and because they were small they could run under the orphans’ feet! Mbegu, Godoma, Dupotto, Ndotto and Rapa went wild, charging, trumpeting and chasing them away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  They live to visit the little ones and spend some time with them. Dupotto was there too but only for a short time as she was not too friendly with one of the babies, so she went to join Kelelari, Galla, Wanjala and Ukame who had less interest in the babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  He is often under her neck whilst feeding or just doing his own thing close by. Sometimes Dupotto will stand in for Mbegu whenever she is away or visiting the very little ones of late. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Eventually Mbegu invited Ndotto to a pushing game which distracted him from bothering Enkesha, which went on for some time. This made room for Kuishi to have fun with the little girl and roll around in the mud with her. 
 
Little Ndiwa made her first visit to the public visiting time at 11am today, and throughout her time at the mud bath she stuck close to Mbegu and Dupotto(read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2017  Mbegu and the older orphans joined her later. She was being escorted by Dupotto and Sana Sana when the mother of the family came over to greet her and welcome her to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Mbegu, Dupotto, Sana Sana, Malkia and Godoma were very interested in the new arrivals this morning and stretched their trunks to smell and interact with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Early in the morning she was greeted by Malkia, Ukame, Dupotto, Mbegu, Rapa, Ndotto and Lasayen; though the three boys kept scaring her as they knocked on her gate so hard, prompting her to shy away rather than greet them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Their rumbling and greeting caused Mbegu, Ukame, Dupotto, Maramoja and Kelelari to come running over, trumpeting and stamping their feet. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Out the bush the new baby was warmly welcomed by the other orphans especially the females; matriarch Mbegu accompanied by Dupotto, Godoma, Maramoja, Sana Sana, Malkia, Esampu, Malima and Tagwa and even tiny Tamiyoi were all busy struggling with each other for the chance to get close to him and touch, smell and embrace him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  They were immediately surrounded by Dupotto, Mbegu, Godoma, Malkia, Kuishi, Esampu, Malima and even little Tamiyoi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Their call was heard bright and early this morning and before long everyone was out in the forest.  
 
Godoma and Dupotto are the milk time keepers! (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2017  Dupotto takes care of him while Mbegu attends to Musiara during the day but this proves it is Mbegu who he loves most. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Some who weren’t in the mood for playing were more interested in browsing like Ukame, Dupotto, Kelelari and Ambo. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  All the orphans were busy filling themselves up with fresh browse. Dupotto was taking care of Ambo with the absence of Mbegu who was busy taking care of Musiara as he was visiting the older main herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  After the keepers got the blood they needed Mbegu escorted her away with Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  He was very interested in the company of Dupotto, Ukame and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Dupotto followed suit and soon almost the whole herd were there enjoying the leaves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  During the public visiting time today Mbegu and Dupotto were being very funny in their mud wallow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  As they were walking they came across a herd of impala who were also busy browsing there. Upon seeing them Dupotto, Maramoja, Ndotto, Pare, Lasayen, Rapa, Mbegu, Karisa and Ukame quickly turned into the thicket and started charging and trumpeting prompting the other orphans to scamper into the bushes as well, sending the unimposing impala sprinting away in all directions. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  She was welcomed and embraced by the older females like Mbegu, Dupotto, Maramoja, Godoma and Ukame… but she still loves being close to the keepers as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  the orphans were busy browsing and not really playing, though minutes after 7am Lasayen, Rapa, Ndotto, Sana Sana, Malkia and Dupotto started chasing around and chasing after the female warthogs and their young ones that had joined their little group out in the forest for protection. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Instead Ndotto just went over to climb on Dupotto who was lying in the long grass close by. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Kelelari seems to enjoy his life in the stockade - every morning when his neighbour Dupotto goes out to the forest he doesn't seem to mind and watches them all walk away while he munches on his greens. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  When she got there she went straight into Dupotto's pen to spend some time communicating with Kelelari in his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  He patted her gently as he is such a gentle bull and it was not long before Roi, Mbegu and Dupotto came over too to confirm all was well with her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Dupotto did a good job of communicating with him throughout the night and reassuring him that all is well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  This was a great morning for the orphans which started well as they headed out to the forest, but Dupotto, Roi and Mbegu stayed behind to greet Karissia first before walking out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Kauro was playing a wrestling game with Tusuja, Dupotto was doing the same with Mbegu and Galla, who hardly plays with anyone, was playing with Maramoja. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Dupotto, Roi and Lasayen had been feeding on the lucerne for awhile, as Max tried to tease them through the gate bars, but today they paid no attention to him! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016   
Right after their 9am milk feed Oltaiyoni led some of the orphans back to the stockades to collect Ukame for her first day out in the forest since we last tried; which ended up with all of the elephants charging around and not quite going according to plan! Ukame’s door was opened and at first she didn’t want to come out, but then Oltaiyoni, Roi, Dupotto, Mbegu, Lasayen and Ndotto went into her stockade as well and with the help of a keeper too they finally managed to walk her out. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2016  This morning when all the orphans had settled out in the forest, Kauro and Tusuja were chasing after Dupotto and trying to climb on her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  However when the gates were opened she was very reluctant to walk out and join Roi, Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Kauro, Tusuja and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  She is feeding well and loves her Lucerne pellets. She is still inside her stockade,due to her size and age, but every morning orphans like Oltaiyoni, Roi, Kauro, Tusuja, Mbegu and Dupotto pass by her stockade and greet her and reassure her that all is well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  But the new little boy was scared and stayed in the corner of his stockade. A few minutes later Dupotto, Murit, Roi and Kamok joined Mbegu at the door of his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Ukame who arrived yesterday afternoon was given a lovely welcome from Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Tusuja and Rapa decided to run back towards the stockades, while Kauro, Mbegu and Dupotto led the young ones like Jotto, Naseku, Murit and Pare to safety near the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Unfortunately this is when everyone else decided to join in as well and Maramoja, Galla, Dupotto, Mbegu and Naseku came over trumpeting, trying to drive the warthogs away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  he went everywhere looking for the new baby as well but she couldn’t find it, despite being very sure there was one! She and Dupotto who she had been standing and communicating with suddenly took off towards the stockades and heading in the direction that the young baby’s calls were coming from – they moved around the compound calling out for the baby to respond. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  This attracted the attention of Mbegu, Roi, Dupotto and Oltaiyoni who ran out to find out what was happening. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  st this morning, some were busy browsing and others like Kauro, Tusuja, Roi, Mbegu, Maramoja, Rapa, Naseku, Lasayen, Ndotto, Dupotto and Godoma were all rolling around in the wet soil and little mud baths following the shower of rain we had last night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  The funny squeaking noise the piglets made Maxwell want to run around after them, though they were wise enough to all run in different directions and gather with their mother, leaving Maxwell always wondering which direction they had run in! As all this was going on, Dupotto, Naseku, Galla, Maramoja and Sana Sana had all gathered alongside Maxwell’s gate and were watching as Maxwell chased the mother and baby warthogs around his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Unfortunately Tusuja came over and started bullying the new baby, so Roi intervened and drove him away. Mbegu and Dupotto joined Roi and Malkia and then Naseku, but then Naseku started prodding her in the back with her tusks too so Roi drove her away as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  They loved the bath and after enjoyed soil dusting as well, whilst Mbegu, Dupotto and Rapa all enjoyed the mud bath as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  They were all engaged in different games – Ndotto was wrestling with Roi and Dupotto, Oltaiyoni and Mbegu were rolling around in the long grass as the two little boys Ambo and Jotto were sliding on them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Right after the 9am milk feed some of the orphans such as Mbegu, Oltaiyoni and Dupotto were chosen to go and bring him from the compound out to the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Led by Rapa, Naseku, Dupotto, Kamok and Ngilai they were charging around the dense bushes and trumpeting, prompting the others who were trying to browse there to do the same. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  When the orphans settled out in the bush this morning Roi, Mbegu, Dupotto and Ndotto were all having a happy time playing on some loose soil which had been dug up in the night by an aardvark. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and the little babies Ambo, Jotto, Tamiyoi as well as Murit were all crowded around the new babies stockade this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Kamok happens to be a very good trumpeter and led the trumpeting choir. Dupotto and some of the others responded very well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Mbegu moved in to share the big branch and then Roi and Dupotto joined as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Ngilai is a very lucky young boy as there are so many of the older female girls want to protect him all the time. Dupotto, Roi and Kamok all keep an eye on him! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  As she headed out in her mission, Naseku and Dupotto decided to follow her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Dupotto, Godoma, Kamok and Tusuja decided to follow him out into the bushes and none looked like they were in a hurry to return home! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  As the orphans were walking out into the field this morning, Roi, Naseku, Dupotto, Rapa and Galla were all scampering around in the bushes, charging and chasing after a group of impala who were innocently trying to enjoy their browse. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  This morning the older girls Oltaiyoni, Roi, Mbegu, Naseku and Dupotto were all milling around the babies’ stockades trying to open their doors for them to come out early as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  When he reached the group, Mbegu, Roi, Kamok and Dupotto assured Ngilai that everything was going to be okay and comforted him on the walk. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Dupotto and Kamok heard their distressed call and went to rescue them; it was so special to see the caring side of the elephants as they marched into the forest to find the two other boys. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Mbegu, Godoma and Dupotto love the mud and were the first to get in there rolling and twisting around, promoting the interest of Ngilai, Ndotto, Lasayen and Ambo to do the same. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  During public visiting today after the first group of orphans had finished enjoying their milk bottles, Dupotto, Maramoja and Godoma rushed into the mud bath and enjoyed splashing around in the thick mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Walking out into the field Solio came across the elephant orphans but Kamok, Dupotto, Kauro, Roi and Oltaiyoni were not happy to see her and started charging around after her and stamping around, trumpeting their disapproval at her presence. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Oltaiyoni, Dupotto, Naseku and the little boy Ambo decided to spend their time under the tall trees instead; it was surprising how Oltaiyoni allowed the other girls to help her care for her baby as well, especially Naseku who normally does not have much interest in the younger babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  There was one group of Roi, Tusuja, Godoma, Dupotto, Ngilai and Rapa, who were browsing together far away from the others on the plains. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  From a distance, Oltaiyoni emerged out of the thicket with several other older orphans; Roi, Dupotto, Kauro, Lasayen and Kamok all accompanied their matriarch to come and check on the babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Accompanying her out to the bush was Mbegu, Kauro, Dupotto, Kamok, Lasayen, Roi and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  She has been trying to follow and care for him all morning but he just walks away from her. Ngilai is known to enjoy suckling on the ears of the ones that care for him and this is one thing that Roi will not allow! Maybe that is why he keeps walking away and instead he looks for Kamok or Dupotto who allow him to do that. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  While she was collecting her spilt milk today,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Roi and Dupotto realised the new ones presence and went up to join Mbegu in greeting her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  They chased around after Roi, Mbegu, Dupotto and Naseku, happy with the thought they were the only big boys there now and no one could challenge them, except mama Oltaiyoni! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Soon after the orphans came out of their stockades in the early morning, we watched as caring Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Dupotto, Kamok and Roi were busy hanging around the stockades where the babies sleep. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Out in the bush in the early morning, Naseku, Roi, Dupotto and Godoma were scampering out and about in the bushes as they charged and ran around after some dik diks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Godoma started bellowing as she tried to get up and lovely Mbegu and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Rapa came over and tried to interrupt their game, but as soon as he came over and tried to make trouble Dupotto and Mbegu came over and intervened, warning Rapa away from the two playful boys. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  er the orphans had settled into their stockades yesterday afternoon, lovely Oltaiyoni, the leader of the orphans family, and Dupotto showed some unrest at the fact Balguda was not in his stockade anymore. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  When the orphans went back out into the bush after public visiting, Ambo was sandwiched between Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Dupotto and Roi who were all vying to give him the most attention. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Godoma usually likes hanging around with Mbegu and Dupotto as well as little Sana Sana. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  As it was a lovely hot day the orphans enjoyed a lengthy mudbath at the public visiting hour. Dupotto, Ngilai and Mbegu led the middle aged group to the mudbath while Sokotei and Boromoko took the lead of the older group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Lasayen and Ngilai both cried out which brought Mbegu and Dupotto running to see what was wrong and help them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Once out in the browsing field some of the orphans settled to browse while others like Naseku, Kauro, Rapa, Tusuja, Mbegu and Dupotto charged around, running in and out of the bushes to welcome the new day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016   
 
Sana Sana is also enjoying the company of the other orphans and can often be found together with Mbegu, Dupotto and Oltaiyoni. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2016  Once the older orphans had joined the babies Mbegu, Dupotto, Ndotto and Lasayen all had some fun rolling on the ground in an effort to entice the younger orphans to join them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Their games attracted the attention of Mwashoti, Dupotto and Ndotto who joined them and also ran out of the bushes to join the fun. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Alamaya, Ndotto and Lasayen were all busy trying to mount Dupotto and Siangiki, a game which Rapa was trying to disrupt by constantly pushing the young boys off of their older playmates so that he could clamber on them instead. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  He was clearly comfortable in the company of his older peers. Mbegu, Dupotto and Roi were all happy to have the little boy with them and they all fought amongst themselves to babysit him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Once with the babies Pea just sat on the ground as if in full thought.  
 
Dupotto proved her protective nature towards Ngilai again during public visiting today. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2016  It seemed as if the whole of the older herd was in a happy and joyous mood. Mwashoti, Dupotto and Mbegu where the first to respond to the calls of happiness from their older peers and they too joined in the trumpeting and running around, bashing down the plants. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  he showed off all of his best sitting styles, raising his head high and twisting his trunk around in the air. Dupotto was browsing close by to the three and was enjoying watching the trio play. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Mbgeu and Dupotto are the same age and because Mbegu displays more matriarchal qualities some times, this does not always sit well with Dupotto who tries to challenge her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  He warned him away and pushed him, and Rapa went off to where Tusuja, Roi and Dupotto were playing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  This happened between Mbegu and Dupotto at public visiting today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Naseku however, quietly vanished taking a few of the babies with her. Mwashoti, Lasayen, Ngilai, Ndotto and Dupotto all accompanied her and vanished into the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  On both occasions he was brought back home early after spending less than 2 hours out with his new friends! At 9am Dupotto, Mbegu and Roi were brought back to the stockades to escort him out to the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  He happily sped through them, scaring them away with his fore and hind leg kicks! 
 
Little Lasayen has looked down over the past couple of days and not very playful, but today during public visiting hour he was happily witnessed being back to his usual self – playfully staging a game with Dupotto as she lay down to enjoy soil bathing and he enjoyed climbing on her and sliding down her back before his best friend Ndotto joined in too. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2016  But some do and will respond accordingly as if they know the time of day as well. This morning around 8am someone was testing the radio and Simotua with his swollen leg led 5 of his friends to go for milk as if it was milk feeding time! He had misunderstood and he took off from the herd followed by greedy Roi of course, Dupotto, Ndotto, Godoma and Mwashoti. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Whenever he approached any of the little ones he was sent away if not by Roi, then Kamok, Dupotto, Mbegu or Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Dupotto, Lasayen, Naseku and Ndotto loved both the mud and the soil. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  In the early morning Ndotto, Ngilai, Kamok and Dupotto visited Kerio before heading out to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  He didn’t bother to accompany them but waited for the second group. Dupotto, Tusuja, Naseku and Mbegu were in the second group and who he decided to accompany and when they reached the milk feeding area he started fighting for more milk pretending he hadn’t already had any! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Kamok, Ndotto and Dupotto all surrounded Kerio’s stockade by 6am to say hello. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Some like naughty Rapa, Godoma, Ndotto, Lasayen, Mbegu, Naseku, Kamok and Dupotto were all seen busily playing in the running water in a small stream which had formed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  The little baby orphan group headed by Tamiyoi were given extra special attention today by Mbegu and Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Their playful moment of spinning around gained the interest of Ngilai, Rapa and Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  During public visiting at 11am Tusuja had a busy time trying to mount on Dupotto as she happily rolled on the wet, muddy ground. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Out in the field Tamiyoi joined Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Dupotto and Kamok Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Roi, Dupotto, Olsekki, Sirimon, Enkikwe, Balguda and the little boys Ngilai, Ndotto and Lasayen all followed suit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Oltaiyoni and Mbegu tried to reach out to him a couple of times but he just moved away from them.  
 
Dupotto was having a nice day with her newly adopted baby Ngilai. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2016  Mwashoti got himself into trouble today when he bullied Ngilai. Females Dupotto and Roi pushed him away in order to protect the precious little boy Ngilai, and put Mwashoti in his place. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  His best choice was Dupotto and she has proven to be very protective over him, but she doesn’t let him suckle her ears like Kamok and Elkerama used to. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Mbegu and Dupotto have been having some differences and today decided to settle it through a pushing game which Mbegu seemed to be winning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  A few minutes after Lasayen and Ngilai had created that scene, Mbegu, Dupotto, Mwashoti, Tusuja and Rapa drew the attention of the entire visiting public by all walking into the mud bath at once and having a busy game of rolling, bumping and pushing against each other in the mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  They walked away from Sokotei to join Oltaiyoni, Dupotto, Mbegu, Kamok and the young boys who were all busy browsing in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  All the babies came out of their stockades this morning in a playful mood, led by Oltaiyoni, the leader of this orphan herd, followed by Mbegu, Dupotto, Sokotei, Olsekki, Boromoko, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Many of the orphans were showing off dramatic games which really caught the eyes of the visiting public. Mbegu, Dupotto, Naseku and Mwashoti spun around in the pool making it very muddy – ideal for sunblock and conditioning their skin. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  She joined the rest of the orphans but still charging ahead which attracted the attention of Godoma, Ndotto, Lasayen, Dupotto and Kamok who joined her running and trumpeting. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Mbegu has been a soft, polite and caring baby since she came to us but recently her attitude has started changing with regards to Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Embu’s move into the lorry was the best of all as she is always greedy for her milk. She hurriedly left her pen following the keeper with the milk bottle straight into the lorry without wasting any time. Her door was closed and the lorry doors were locked, and they were ready to go! Just before 4am the journey for the orphan graduates began –  
 
Although Dupotto was sad to lose Embu at first, looking for her all day and standing on her own, not mingling with the rest, she eventually settled down and found solace in Mbegu and Kamok. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2015   
 
Dupotto loves Embu enormously but in recent months we have seen her grow in confidence and spend more and more time with the girls Mbegu and Kamok. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2015  He has recently been quite rough and quite a bully today towards Dupotto and Tusuja charging them all the time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  The boys Ndotto, Lasayen, Alamaya, Ngilai, Mwashoti and Rapa enjoyed mounting on Oltaiyoni, Roi, Dupotto and Mbegu as they tried to spend their time enjoying the mud bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  On the other hand, Kamok, Mbegu, Ndotto, Lasayen, Ngilai and Dupotto all lead by Mbegu, all had a busy time running and playing in the running water in a little stream out in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Mbegu, Dupotto, Alamaya and Mwashoti opened up the mud bathing activities and they all had a great time rolling in the mud pool, with Alamaya enjoying scratching his back legs against Mbegu who was fully deep in the mud pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  She is becoming good friends with Kawaida who is also her neighbour in the stables.  
 
Rapa received some discipline from Dupotto today after she saw him head butting both Ngilai and the keeper who was bottle feeding him. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2015  Oltaiyoni took off with Roi and Dupotto and they stayed away from the rest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The rest of the orphans however were busy out in the field, playing with the mud made by the heavy rain. The young boys like Ndotto, Lasayen and Ngilai were seen happily playing mounting games on each other and enjoying bumping and sliding on Alamaya, Mwashoti, Tusuja, Mbegu and Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  As Suswa and Rorogoi led the older group towards the keepers, Kamok, Mbegu and Dupotto led Lasayen, Ndotto, Ngilai, Murit, Godoma and Rapa towards the stockades though some keepers ran after them to try and bring them back. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The night-rocking girl Dupotto has also finally settled down since we moved her into a stockade next to her best friend Embu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  The girl that rocks at night, Dupotto, started to take her night behaviour out into the field, but Siangiki would not tolerate that. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  They touched and exchanged trunks as a sign of greeting and together they met Dupotto who was waiting for her friend Embu to come out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Later in the day Dupotto attempted to charge at Kamok and this really scared her! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  During private viewing she knocked Sokotei so hard he fell into the edge of the mud wallow on his side – she clearly thought the young boys needed some discipline today! 
 
As the orphans were running back into their stockade in the evening, Dupotto, Rapa, Kamok, Roi and Mbegu came across impala crossing their path. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  September  2015  As usual, Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and Rapa were the first ones to kick off the bathing event. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  As usual, Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and Rapa were the first babies to kick off the mud bathing event. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  In the evening when coming home to bed she was in the company of Kamok, Dupotto, Mbegu and Alamaya and again it was hard to get her inside her stable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  They both ran away and went to play in a different place, out of sight from Sirimon.  
 
Roi seems to be annoyed with Dupotto at the moment as she keeps bullying her. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  August  2015  All the other orphan babies followed; Oltaiyoni, Roi, Kamok and Dupotto all trumpeting which made Godomo even more excited and aggressive, running through the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Dupotto is a baby girl with a real character and she appears to have gone back to the habits she had when she first arrived at the nursery. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Maxwell seemed very restless for the rest of the morning. 
 
At the public visiting time only Dupotto and Mbegu decided to take a mud bath. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  August  2015  Soon the first group had downed their bottle and Mwashoti, Rapa, Dupotto and Mbegu playfully entered the mud bath and took their time enjoying themselves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  During public viewing, soon after the orphans had their bottles, Mbegu, Dupotto and Rapa had a fun time playing in the mud bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and young Rapa were the first ones into the mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Kauro isn’t afraid of the older orphans and was rolling around in the mud bath with Arruba and Mashariki for the afternoon private visiting hour. He accidentally missed his footing though and ended up in the deepest part of the mudbath, bringing a swift end to his game! He tried to get out using Dupotto as a step, but Embu saw him and quickly warned him off. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Today at 11 o’clock public viewing he sneaked over to the younger group and was happily welcomed by Oltaiyoni, Dupotto and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Kamok, Mbegu and Dupotto were also busy charging around after the warthogs, who had decided to graze nearby. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  After the older ones had come out Dupotto, Rapa and Simotua went into the mudbath as well, whilst the others dusted themselves dry with soil. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Murit played with Kamok, Dupotto with Mbegu, and Boromoko with Mwashoti. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  They then enjoyed a soil and dust bath with Suswa, Arruba, Mashariki, Rorogoi and Embu all of whom rolled around on the ground to try and entice Dupotto, Roi, Kauro, Sokotei, Boromoko and Sirimon to play with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Once the orphans had settled out in the bush this morning Boromoko decided to chase Dupotto and try to mount her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  uring the public visiting hour the orphans were very subdued and quiet as it was a cold and miserable day. Dupotto and Enkikwe did spend a few minutes chasing Pea and Pod enjoying a game with them which all the visitors were happy to witness. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  He has been bullying Boromoko, Mbegu, Dupotto and Alamaya and even throws his weight around with Sokotei who will have none of his antics and lets him know that. (read more...) view
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This afternoon Dupotto and Roi were busy playing together when Embu came out of the bushes, where she had been browsing, and decided to check on Dupotto(read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2015  When it rains Dupotto seems to be unable to sleep and spends the whole night moving around her stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Roi, Dupotto, Mbegu and Boromoko once again had a lovely time at the mudbath entertaining our visiting public. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  uring the public visit Roi, Kamok, Murit, Dupotto, Mbegu and Boromoko all entertained the visitors as they engaged each other in games in the mudbath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Boromoko, Mbegu, Dupotto and Roi all had a great time showing off at the mudbath during today’s private visit. (read more...) view
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Today Mbegu and Dupotto teamed up to play strength testing games with Kauro who earlier on had been trying to mount Dupotto and the two were successful in beating Kauro. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2015   
 
After downing their milk bottles Dupotto went for a dustbath while Boromoko, the exception, threw himself into the mudbath and had a joyous time wallowing in the water before joining Dupotto at the dustbath, climbing onto her back and rolling in the soil. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2015  We have found that Ngilai who is a good friend of Mwashoti’s responds to him in the same way that Dupotto does with Embu and can also identify him from a distance. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Dupotto continues to be very attached to Embu and always wants to be with her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  At about 4:30 Dupotto and Suswa sneaked off to join the babies for a little while before returning to their group for the walk back to the stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Today while in the field after the 9am feed, she enjoyed some special time with Kauro, Dupotto and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Their fun was brought to an end when Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian started to mount Oltaiyoni, Embu, Mbegu, Dupotto, Kamok and Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015   
At around 4pm Siangiki who was browsing near Oltaiyoni, Dupotto, Roi and Embu was given a fright by a bush buck that ran past her. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2015  As they neared the browsing field Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi, Kamok, Kauro, Boromoko and Murit all suddenly started charging around bush bashing, trumpeting joyfully. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  This morning after the orphans had downed their 9am feed they went back to the browsing fields where Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi, Enkikwe and Sirimon had a mudbath in a mudwallow that they found in the field. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Embu, Dupotto, Mashariki, Rorogoi and Olsekki engaged Maxwell in a game whereby they would go to the other side of the stockade and trumpet which got him excited and running up and down chasing them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Mbegu who loves the mudbath was the first to jump in and after enjoying rolling around on her own Dupotto and Roi joined her for a wallow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  It was a morning of fun and games as Dupotto and Kauro played hide and seek before engaging each other in pushing games, they were extremely playful. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Enkikwe and Dupotto are very fond of Embu and like to spend lots of time with her out in the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  At 2pm Kamok, Ashaka, Dupotto, Mbegu and Murit returned to the stockades to collect the wounded limping boy. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Lasayen accompanied Dupotto out to the bush, but it was not long before he came running back to find his best little friend Ndotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Mbegu and Murit had to leave her behind and walked away rumbling as they looked for Kamok, Ashaka, Dupotto, Boromoko and Lasayen, who had already left the stockades and gone to the field. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  During the public visiting time it was extremely hot forcing the orphans into the mud bath to cool off. Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Siangiki spent a long time in the mudbath, waiting and splashing around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Dupotto and Mbegu were playing football in the middle of the mud pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  This is strange as Embu is so lovely to Dupotto and Enkikwe, but Siangiki has been on the sharp end, but of course we are there as Keepers to ensure they do not get away with such behaviour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  Murit is definitely proving how well he has recovered. 
 
At the public visiting time Dupotto was the star of the show being the only one that had a protracted wallow, playing football at the same time from beginning to end. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2015  This morning Murit had a great game pushing with Dupotto and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  It was lovely to see almost the entire mid-age group submerged in the mud pool. Ashaka, Mbegu, Kamok,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  Dupotto and Embu remain inseparable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Everyone was watching her and she did some dramatic rolls which enticed Dupotto, Roi, Ashaka, Kauro, Olsekki, Enkikwe and Oltaiyoni in to join her antics. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  When she has the second bottle of milk she will not let the keeper hold it and moves a few steps away holding it herself. Even when it is finished she keeps it screwed firmly into her mouth and then runs away calling for her two adopted babies, Enkikwe and Dupotto, to follow her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  All were very happy in their new accommodation.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Roi, Dupotto, Ashaka and Mbegu had a lovely time in the morning soil bathing and bumping into each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Balguda, Ziwa, Nelion, Barsilinga, Embu, Dupotto and Enkikwe took the opportunity to mud-bathe. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Dupotto always goes out to the field with the older orphans first thing in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Most of the orphans downed their bottles of milk and ran quickly into the mud bath to cool off. Lovely Roi even left her bottle to jump into the mud for a dramatic roll before returning to finish it off. Quickly afterwards she returned to the wallow accompanied by Mbegu, the mudbath lover! They were later joined by Ashaka, Enkikwe, Kauro and Dupotto and within minutes the whole group was happily splashing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  At the nursery, the orphans found a small mud cliff which they played on and browsed around.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Embu kept pushing them up the mud wall and out of the wallow once her babies, Enkikwe and Dupotto joined her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Embu also often has Dupotto in tow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  In the process however Embu succeeded in knocking down Dupotto and her keeper, resulting in an elephant ‘time out’ for Enkikwe until public viewing at 11 o’clock on top of his scolding by Embu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  This morning Lasayen had to be let out of his stockade earlier than normal as he started screaming as soon as he saw Dupotto leave his quarters to join Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro, Mbegu and Murit who were playing outside his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Embu has three babies who are very attached to her. These orphans are Dupotto, Enkikwe and Sirimon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Ashaka, Embu, Dupotto and Ziwa stood by the side of the wallow seemingly undecided as to whether to enter the water, while they watched Mbegu rolling around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  After their milk bottles the entire group decided to have a mudbath. Dupotto was the first to enter while Ziwa and Oltaiyoni stood on the side splashing themselves with water. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro, Dupotto, Mbegu and Murit have been promoted to the older orphan group and are no longer part of the tiny baby orphan group in the Nursery. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  As such she is usually escorted in by Embu, Enkikwe and Dupotto to whom she has attached herself as well as Ziwa who is her neighbour in the stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Roi, Enkikwe, Dupotto and Ziwa enjoyed a dustbath until Olsekki joined in and tried to mount Roi and Dupotto both of whom called to Embu for help who came running and was quick to chase Olsekki away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  He usually prefers his own company but at times is joined by Embu, Enkikwe, Dupotto and Sirimon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Normally when Dupotto arrives home at night she is sure to check Oltaiyoni is close by and even sleeps close to the wall in order to have the comfort of Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Dupotto who barely ever leaves her side has made Embu Mum. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Dupotto was the only tricky elephant to catch as she hates the oil, but once the oil was applied onto her skin she too joined all the orphans in rolling in the soil and playing with each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Unfortunately for the younger babies this meant they had to stay indoors wrapped up in their blankets keeping warm. Dupotto and Kauro trumpeted loudly indicating just how unhappy they were about having to stay indoors. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Nelion and Faraja lost their nerve and let out a loud trumpet which startled the buffalo causing him to run into the thicket. The orphans then charged after the buffalo feeling confident all of a sudden! 
All the commotion of the morning left the entire elephant herd rather unsettled, and Enkikwe, Olsekki, Sokotei, Embu and little Dupotto separated themselves to be at peace. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  September  2014  Enkikwe is settling in well in his new family of elephants, he has grown to be very attached with sweet Embu and Dupotto(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Kauro woke this morning and seemed to be in a very playful mood, he and little Dupotto play often together and seems like they are becoming very close friends. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  upotto today ran over and pushed Mbegu to the floor, the keepers had to interfere to get Dupotto to understand this is unacceptable behaviour and poor little Mbegu retreated to the safety of the keepers for awhile feeling a little vulnerable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Dupotto on the other hand was giving the keepers a hard time as usual, she loves pushing over the bottles, following the wheelbarrow that carries the empty milk bottles, charging the keepers and even trying to push over visitors. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  As for Dupotto, her naughty and disruptive behaviour has made the keepers separate her from the rest, with the peaceful and calming company of Embu, Ndotto felt happy and settled. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  e brought Olsekki back to the stockades at 4:30pm with Balguda, Suswa, Embu and Dupotto where they all slept and fed happily. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Dupotto, Murit, Kamok, Ashaka, Mbegu and Kauro were all able to come out of their stockades at around 2:45pm but unfortunately Ndotto, Embu, Olsekki and our lovely giraffe Kili had to remain behind and stay warm in their stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Little Dupotto is doing very well and seems to be becoming very confident in everything that she does, even she is trying to push the keepers and other babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  It was a lovely day, with Embu and Dupotto wandering in the bushes together as they have become so close; both are mourning their lost families and take comfort in knowing they are at a different and more fragile stage than the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Dupotto didn't leave her side once which is probably why Embu was so calm and confident. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014   
It was quite cold today so the babies had to wear their blankets; it's always a challenge to get Dupotto's blanket on and it takes a number of attempts before the blanket stays on. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  August  2014  Dupotto seems to be completely attached to Embu but still Embu shows no interest her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Dupotto loves Balguda’s company as Balguda allows her to suck his ears and today he encouraged all the little babies to suckle his ears. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Little Dupotto has settled down very quickly, her stool is improving which is a very good sign. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro Dupotto and tiny Mbegu have all had a day of fun and games, from pushing games to playing with the keepers it seems they are all very happy. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Little Dupotto seems to be doing very well in her new home, she loves her new human family and new elephant friends. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014   
 
The elephant is a female and approximately 5 months old. She has been named Dupotto after the area in which she was found. (read more...)
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