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Voi Unit  May  2013  Wasessa seems to be focusing again on Tassia for her chosen favourite, now that  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  Panda joined Shimba in his Enclosure to share his hand-out, thereby avoiding the noisy boys who become greedy at such times. Having taken their supplements, Wasessa played a rolling game, which attracted Panda who climbed onto her back, swinging her trunk happily. Wasessa is paying more attention to Panda and has become less possessive and selfish since the absence of her favourite baby, Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  This is the fourth day that Emsaya has been absent, the Keepers left with no option but do their best to try and monitor her progress with her new adopted wild herd. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  Meanwhile, Emsaya remained reluctant to return during a second attempt to try and get her back by calling her from the wild herd and showing her a bottle of milk. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  Two escorted Shimba back to the Stockades, the second group used the Vet’s vehicle to drive deep into the Park southwards while the third team went eastwards on foot. Three hours later the foot patrol came across 9 of the older elephants – namely Lesanju, Wasessa, Sinya, Mzima, Lempaute, Tassia, Taveta, Layoni, Kivuko and Rombo, but still 4 babies were missing, Kenia, Ndii, Dabassa and Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  The Orphans left their Stockades in a jovial mood, Kivuko and Emsaya having had fun chasing the baboons while Tassia and Taveta enjoyed their favourite Pushing pastime. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2013  Meanwhile Shimba, Wasessa, Mzima and Rombo climbed further up the hill, but soon came down bellowing having been scared by some impalas! All had fun in the waterhole, Emsaya, Ndii and Layoni most active, splashing and rolling in the pool. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  The milk dependent Youngsters came rushing to down their bottles hurriedly before returning to rejoin the rest of the herd. Lesanju rounded up her unit at 4 p.m. and they made their way through the bush to link up with the Keepers. On the way home, they came across a small waterhole and all scrambled for space to wallow to cool themselves down, Kivuko, Tassia, Layoni, Taveta and Emsaya playing pushing and rolling games that lasted for about l0 minutes. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  m. when they returned to where the Keepers were waiting up the hill. Emsaya and Layoni enjoyed a friendly Pushing Game, closely monitored by Wasessa who watched her favourite pin down Layoni. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  In the afternoon Wasessa took Ndii, Tassia, Emsaya and some of the other Juniors to cool off in a small puddle while Mzima and Taveta enjoyed a Pushing Game. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  Shimba and Mzima enjoyed a Strength Testing exercise as did friends Tassia and Taveta.  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  During the soil bathing Wasessa kept a close eye on her favourite, Emsaya to ensure that she was not disturbed by the Big Boys. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2013  Shimba and Taveta then joined him doing the same. Taveta lay in the mud while Kivuko and Rombo frolicked in the pool and Lesanju and Wasessa rubbed their bottoms against a fallen log, Emsaya taking the opportunity to rub against Kenia. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  At the mudbath Dabassa was in competition with Emsaya to be the best wallower, with Taveta in the middle seemingly acting as the Referee. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  The orphans browsed the eastern side of the hill, until mudbath time, when Taveta, Emsaya, Layoni and Kivuko put on a good show, Taveta tossing his trunk in the air, shaking his head vigorously. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  Dabassa and Emsaya were interested spectators who came to join him, but chose to lie down in the water. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  The older girls, Lesanju, Lempaute and Sinya enjoyed soil dusting alongside little Panda while Wasessa did the same next to her favourite, Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  It was another beautiful morning for the orphans as Taveta and Rombo teamed up to wrestle with Emsaya just before moving to the waterhole. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  Ndii, Kivuko and Emsaya dominated wallowing today, splashing water around, while Mzima, Sinya, Shimba and Wasessa enjoyed sliding up and down the banks. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  Dabassa and Emsaya then began a Pushing Match which deteriorated into a fight but Wasessa moved in quickly to restore order, after which the orphans headed to the western side of the Park. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  The day turned hot, so all save Shimba took to shade feeding on grass beneath the trees. Wasessa, Rombo and Emsaya lagged way behind the others as they made their way to the milk venue. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2013  The day turned very hot, so the orphans retreated under shade until mudbath time when Taveta and Mzima were first in the mud, prompting Layoni, Rombo, Kivuko and Emsaya to plunge in while Lesanju, Sinya, Wasessa and Lempaute enjoyed a dustbath instead. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  At noon they all moved to the feeding milk point, Kenia, Dabassa, Emsaya and Panda in the first sitting, with Rombo and Shimba coming last. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  They were not aggressive, but determined not to let the Keepers see the babies! Having returned to their orphans, Kenia led the column to the milk and mudbath venue, but there was competition to lead from Dabassa, Layoni, Kivuko, Emsaya and Ndii, so all broke into a run leaving the Keepers way behind! (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  In the evening  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  Tassia and Taveta led the group to the milk venue, and were first to take their milk ahead of Kenia, Ndii, Kivuko and Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  As soon as the Juniors had finished their handout of Copra, Emsaya and Kivuko indulged in a Pushing Game which was interrupted when Wasessa came to rescue Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  During the browsing session Dabassa and Rombo enjoyed a Pushing Match and Wasessa took Emsaya to the shade of a big tree, and showed the baby how to loosen the soil at the base to throw over themselves. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  The day turned hot, so the Juniors browsed under shade wherever possible. All had a wonderful wallow after the milk feeds at noon, Rombo, Dabassa, Layoni and Tassia running around the mudhole splashing water while Wasessa and Emsaya sat in the mud, waving their trunks skywards as though praying for rain. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2013  After a peaceful night, the Youngsters woke up in a jovial mood, Kivuko, Layoni, Dabassa and Emsaya rushing to the milk bottles, each wanting to be first. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2012  te direction! Shimba, who normally is always last, and seldom excels in terms of speed, was in the front line while little  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2012  Only Emsaya, her favourite, was allowed that privilege! (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2012  Later the Juniors split up again, Wasessa, Lesanju, Emsaya, Mzima, Sinya, Kivuko and Layoni heading back to Mazinga hill while the remaining group under the leadership of Lempaute decided to browse near the waterhole where Tassia and Taveta (our two most playful boys) engaged one another in a wrestling match until Shimba decided to join them. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2012  It was a showery morning and a cool day, so at forest the orphans were in no mood to bathe at noon until Emsaya jumped in, soon to be joined by Wasessa who protected her from the exuberance of the boys, especially Mzima, whose antics were rough, pushing all who entered the pool forcing them to actually lie down in the water. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2012  Having reached the foot of Mazinga hill, Mzima gave a good display of how best to scratch an elephant body, while Emsaya took advantage of being Wasessa’s favourite, now that Panda remains closer to home, a boil having developed on one of her hind legs. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Meanwhile Wasessa and her favourite, Emsaya, enjoyed a dusting session while Mzima scratched his body on the rock near the stockade water trough and Panda played with a stick. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Wasessa noticed this, and she and Emsaya joined Lesanju, also enjoying the flowers. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  After the handout of Copra, the games began, Wasessa lying down in some soft soil to allow Emsaya to clamber all over her. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Meanwhile  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  al morning games, Kenia led the orphans up Mazinga Hill to feed where they split into two groups, Wasessa and her favourite, Emsaya, along with the boys going Eastwards while Lesanju led the others to the Western side of the hill and little Panda remained behind, with a Keeper watching over her. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Lesanju and Lempaute had a Pushing Game while Wasessa played with her favourite, Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  When the orphans headed off for their noon mudbath, Wasessa, Panda and Emsaya were left behind, not noticing the departure of the others. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Rombo, Emsaya, Dabassa and Kivuko were very active, swimming, submerging and rolling in the water. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Taveta, Dabassa and Layoni then went in while Emsaya and Layoni enjoyed sliding into the pool down the slippery walls, joined in this activity by Lesanju and Wasessa. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  Tassia and Taveta enjoyed a strength testing game this morning while Emsaya and Rombo walked to a nearby tree to scratch their bottoms and Shimba and Mzima played a rolling game. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2012  The group then split for the first sitting of the milk dependent youngsters such as Kenia, Ndii, Panda, Rombo and Dabassa, followed for the second sitting by Taveta, Kivuko, Emsaya and Layoni. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2012  Out in the field Wasessa tried to gain possession of both Panda and Emsaya, but Lesanju insisted on joint possession of the two young ones, Panda enjoying the attention of both Big Girls. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2012  Kivuko then pushed his stomach, which made him bellow, and ended the game. At the wallow Taveta tutored Ndii,  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2012  Emsaya and Layoni embarked on a Pushing Match as the orphans entered the field today. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2012  Rombo, Emsaya and Dabassa fed close together today until Mzima and Taveta led the herd to the milk and mudbath venue. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2012  On the way Emsaya and Rombo enjoyed a game of hide and seek joined by Kivuko and Ndii. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  September  2012  Meanwhile Taveta and Tassia had a good wrestling match, with Mzima moving in to take them both on. Out in the field  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  September  2012  Shimba drank straight from the tap as the water was pouring into the mudbath while Mzima, Sinya, Lempaute, Emsaya and Taveta cooled their feet in a puddle. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  September  2012  As they were attempting to roll in a damp spot, some warthogs approached to await their turn. They were spotted by Emsaya who ran to Wasessa, in the process scaring Rombo and Tassia who were unsure of the identity of the latest intruders. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  September  2012  They split into separate groups - Wasessa keeping vigil over baby Panda and Emsaya (her two favourite calves) while Rombo, Kenia and Ndii went further afield, and Lempaute Lesanju, Sinya, Mzima and Kivuko chose the slopes of Mazinga Hill. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  Emsaya has held a grudge against Panda ever since she won Wasessa’s affection. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  He bellowed his distress which brought Wasessa in, closely followed by Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  Wasessa won out, remaining close also to Emsaya, who has become a little jealous of Panda having usurped her privileged position as Wasessa’s favourite. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  As soon as the Orphans emerged in the morning Wasessa took Panda for a dustbath, much to Emsaya’s discomfort, for she had always been the favourite. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  At the noon mudbath an elephant “Tsunami” was narrowly avoided when Taveta lay on Wasessa instead of his target, Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  August  2012  Today Kivuko took a mudbath aside from the others while Wasessa was overseeing Dabassa, Rombo and Emsaya, watching them closely. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  Tassia and Taveta love to play and are building a good friendship after Tassia was abandoned by Wasessa for  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  This morning Kenia’s group, which is the youngest group, queued quietly for their milk and Lucerne, whilst the older ones including Lesanju walked directly for their Lucerne, but Wasessa waited patiently for her baby Emsaya to finish her milk before they both walked together to the grass. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  Wasessa and  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  July  2012  This morning Emsaya joined in some games with Tassia and Wasessa, but she became overly excited and made the mistake of pinning Tassia down, who soon jumped up and chased Emsaya far afield. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  June  2012  Although it was another cool day, Wasessa went into the mudbath joined there by Layoni, which made Wasessa’s favourite, Emsaya, jealous. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  June  2012  Shimba, Wasessa and Emsaya attempted to follow the wild elephants, but decided to turn back and join their colleagues, who were beginning to make their way back to the Stockades. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  June  2012  Emsaya was happy to lead the group out today, followed closely by Wasessa, who adores her. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  June  2012  In the evening Rombo and  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  May  2012  Emsaya played apart from her more exuberant colleagues and today it was Rombo who led the herd back in the evening. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  May  2012  At the mudbath Kenia paid Emsaya special attention until Wasessa moved in swiftly to reclaim her special baby. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  May  2012  Kivuko and Mzima enjoyed scratching their bodies against the banks while Rombo and Ndii slid in on their buttocks. Emsaya and Layoni opted for a dust-bath instead. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  May  2012  Kivuko then challenged Ndii who was already coming out while  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  May  2012  Since it was cool, none of the orphans wallowed today. Ndii enjoyed browsing close to  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2012  Kivuko and Emsaya were the only ones to enter the mudbath today as the rest of the group thought it was too cold for a wallow. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2012  After drinking her milk this morning Emsaya walked to Wasessa’s stockade to ensure that she would be the one to spend the day by her side. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2012  Today Tassia loved being close to Wasessa, something that upset Emsaya who kept trying to get between the two. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  April  2012  Today both Tasia and Emsaya were vying for Wasessa’s attention. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2012  Today the orphans concentrated on feeding, Kivuko and Emsaya remaining close to Wasessa to avoid the naughty boys. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2012  It was very hot at midday, so having downed their milk, Emsaya, Dabassa and Rombo ran into the waterhole before drinking from the barrels of clean water. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2012  Wasessa took Emsaya and trailed the wild herd to the waterhole drinking and bathing in amongst them until the wild elephants moved off towards the Voi river. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2012   (read more...) view
Voi Unit  March  2012  Wasessa then enjoyed a lengthy scratch against a tree, joined there by Emsaya and Kivuko. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2012  Wasessa was rather exuberant today and kept chasing all the others, bar Emsaya, out of the mudbath. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2012  Wasessa, Emsaya, Dabassa and Kivuko browsed behind Malaika house while they waited for the keepers and the rest of the orphans to head out for the day. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2012  Layoni, Kivuko and Emsaya enjoyed a tree scratching game while Taveta and Tassia engaged in strength testing games where Taveta used his tusks to pin down Tassia. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  February  2012  They all exchanged pleasantries before heading out. As it was a very hot day the orphans all enjoyed cooling off in the water before having a dustbath where Ndii was picking up tips from Lesanju while Wasessa kept a close eye on Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  Here they interactged with the school children who benefit from the Trust’s Community Outreach Programme, Lempaute amusing the children by playing mischievously. Later the orphans moved to the Big Waterhole where Dabassa put on a spectacular display rolling in the pool while Ndii and Emsaya scratched their bodies against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  Dida was happy to be so much in demand! Emsaya led the group to the waterhole at noon, and all had a wonderful time playing in the pool. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  All enjoyed the Big Waterhole today, Lesanju sticking to Dida while Wasessa remained glued to Emsaya and Kenia with Ndii. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  The orphans welcomed the day in a happy mood, Emsaya, Dabassa and Kivuko taking a long drink before joining the others on the way out to feed. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  Today Dida occupied a central position in the Waterhole and later enjoyed a scratching game with Emsaya, Wasessa and Kivuko. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  As soon as Wasessa emerged from her Stockade, she went to embrace her favourite, Emsaya, rumbling to her softly. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  January  2012  Out in the field all concentrated on browsing until noon when Lesanju and Kenia enjoyed dusting themselves, and Wasessa escorted her darling Emsaya to also enjoy a dust bath. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  Sinya had a tussle with Wasessa who prevented her from getting close to Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  Kenia took Emsaya under her wing at the mudbath to show her some wallowing tricks and games and the two had a lovely time together. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  There was much excitement and trumpeting as the three groups met up. Icholta tried to leave with Emsaya and Kivuko. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  Lesanju spent most of the mudbath watching over Dida while Wasessa stuck close to Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  At the mudbath  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  She led the youngest in the group to the noon milk feed and mudbath keeping Dida company in the water while Ndii, Kenia, Taveta, Kivuko and  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  December  2011  Ndii,  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  Taveta and Shimba followed suit until the surrounds were filled with excited happy trumpeting, ending only when Wasessa took Emsaya and began heading off to browse. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  Today it was Lempaute who had a soft spot for Emsaya in the morning, but Wasessa moved in rapidly to commandeer Emsaya for herself. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  The Ex Orphans did not pay any special attention to the newcomers Emsaya and Kivuko but enjoyed a wallow with the established Juniors, Mweya and Sweet Sally shielding Emily’s calf, “Eve” and Edie’s calf “Ella” from playing with the Youngsters. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  The orphans indulged in Stockade games today before heading out, Wasessa inspecting Emsaya as she was lying down. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  The orphans had a lot of fun in it, Lempaute initiating a new game, tossing a piece of wood around in the pool while Sinya tossed her trunk skywards in a gesture of joy. Even Dida went in for a quick bathe before having a dustbath while Kenia and Ndii scratched themselves against the banks, joined by Wasessa who then took Emsaya to teach her some tips. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  Kivuko is now much stronger and is joining the others in the wallow while Emsaya and Dida prefer to remain on the periphery. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  Today Tassia’s jealousy of Emsaya became more evident when he stopped taking his second bottle of milk to confront Emsaya head on as soon as she emerged from the Stockade. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  As the orphans left their Night Stockades in the morning, Wasessa paid a lot of attention to Emsaya for whom she has developed a soft spot. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  November  2011  Dida and newcomers Kivuko and  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Wasessa kept a close eye on Emsaya and Kivuko to ensure that they did not go away with the wild elephants. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  As soon as the milk had been downed, Lesanju and Lempaute went to take care of the new babies, Kivuko and Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  It was wonderful to see Kivuko being very active and happy out in the bush today, overseen by Sinya and Kenia while Wasessa and Lesanju were taking care of Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Emsaya and Kivuko screamed loudly when their milk ration was finished, which brought Lesanju to them, who touched them gently with her trunk to calm them down. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Tassia reminding Wasessa that he, too, was still a baby by sucking Wasessa’s ear! The orphans were joined by a wild herd amongst whom Kivuko and Emsaya were quite relaxed. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Whilst browsing the base of Mazinga hill, Lesanju and Wasessa were taking great care of Kivuko and Emsaya, watched by Tassia. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  In the morning Lesanju and Wasessa rushed to take possession of Kivuko and Emsaya(read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  While browsing Lesanju pushed Shimba away from  (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Kivuko, who is more emaciated than Emsaya, is taking milk well, as is Emsaya who is stronger. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Kivuko and Emsaya fed around the base of Mazinga hill with the other orphans. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011   (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  As soon as their Stockade was opened, Lesanju, Wasessa, Kenia and Lempaute rushed to the new arrivals, again trumpeting with excitement, which seemed to overwhelm Kivuko, unlike Emsaya who enjoyed all the attention. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  Kivuko and Emsaya were allowed out to initially join Kenia, Ndii and Dida who were first out and began introducing them to the usual morning Stockade games. (read more...) view
Voi Unit  October  2011  The day began well for all the elephants, including the new arrivals, Kivuko and Emsaya, who again were greeted eagerly in the morning by Lesanju and Wasessa. (read more...) view
 

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