Search By Keyword:

Print this Page - Sheldrick Wildlife TrustThe Orphan / Keyword you have Selected to view is KAMOK
(Print this Page)

 
Total Daily Entries found: 427
Below is special search of the monthly summaries as selected.
Click here to view / search the daily entries again.
 

Interactive Search of Monthly Summaries

Unit Month Year Part of Entry

View

Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Half an hour later, Yatta and her group showed up. Sirimon, Kamok and Ukame spent scratched on the nearby rocks before Shukuru rumbled, informing the group that it was time to go. (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  The orphans settled to browse around Imenti area up to four o'clock in the evening when  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The rest busied themselves with finding enough food to eat. Later on, Roi and Kamok led the group to the mud bath for their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Olsekki picked up a branch left behind by wild elephants and kept himself busy by peeling its bark off while Kamok, though it was cloudy, relaxed under her usual tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  At mud bath time, the sun was really hot and instead of Kamok going into the water to wallow, she opted to relax under a tree as Enkikwe and Olsekki kept themselves busy under a different tree whilst engaged in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Shukuru, Roi and Kamok scratched all their itchy places on nearby rocks before going back to browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Kamok and Shukuru had branches in their mouths as they headed out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Only time will tell if the groups will remain as they are. Kamok led the way to the browsing field where Lemoyian, who loves pushing games, engaged Sokotei in a strength testing exercise while Sirimon tackled Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  At eleven o'clock in the morning, Ukame and Kamok led the way to mud bath where the orphans were joined by the senior Ex Orphans and forty wild elephants. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Out in the bush, Olsekki and Boromoko engaged each other in strength testing exercise while Kamok found a suitable rock that she used to scratch her buttocks on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Kenze stood close to the gate where he received greetings from the juniors. Kamok settled on a nearby rock for a scratching session while Shukuru decided to go for a drink of water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Boromoko had a brief chat with Tusuja while Garzi teamed up with Galla and Kamok to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Twenty six wild bulls attended the mud bath and only showed up when the orphans were winding up the mud bath activities. Kamok relaxed under the nearby tree before following her friends. (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  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 Boromoko had a strength testing exercise with Sirimon that saw Sirimon emerge as the winner. In the evening Kamok led the way back to the stockade while Olsekki and Boromoko disagreed over something but we were not sure what it was. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse and  (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  After mud bath, Kamok took Dupotto under a tree as they waited for the next group to come for their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Naseku, Garzi, Galla, Wanjala and Ukame had some time off from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. Kamok took Dupotto under a tree with good shade to avoid the scorching sun and resumed browsing when it was cooler. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  The rest of the morning was quiet as Dupotto stuck to her friend Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Dupotto, who was good friends with Kamok, was looking calm and didn't show any signs of taking flight. (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  She had been put with Kamok to spend the night together and she had calmed down a lot from her rescue. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  She was put with Kamok to they could spent the night together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  At the browsing field, Enkikwe played with Tusuja while Boromoko played with Sirimon. Shortly later, Tusuja quit his game with Enkikwe and went to play with Naseku. Galla and Olsekki took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise as Boromoko stopped playing with Sirimon to have a light strength testing exercise with Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon, the temperatures were slightly higher than normal and this prompted Ukame, Galla, Wanjala, Olsekki and Kamok to take a break from feeding to relax under some trees until it was a bit cooler. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Madiba and several wild elephants. After the mud bath, Roi and Kamok led the way back to the browsing field where Galla and Naseku had a brief chat. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Half Trunk was amongst them with Zurura, the Ex Orphan. The wild bulls drank water then left leaving Zurura playing with Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the bush, everyone was busy browsing. Kithaka was busy throwing soil chunks in the air and later Kamok led the group back home for their milk again in the evening. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the bush Enkikwe and Olsekki took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise while Kamok enjoyed rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kamok was the last one to leave the stockade in the morning armed with a bunch of lucerne branches in her mouth, whilst Lemoyian tried to grab a branch of lucerne that Wanjala had picked up. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kamok,Tusuja and Ukame spent scratched on the nearby rocks as Lemoyian engaged Boromoko in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  The orphans passed by mud bath for an evening cool off where Kithaka spent some time climbing on Kamok whilst she was still in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kamok and Laragai took their share, carrying it in their trunks, and moved some distance away where they enjoyed feeding on it without any disturbance. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kamok took her share of lucerne and moved a few metres away from where she enjoyed scratching on a rock while munching on her lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kamok and Tusuja settled for soil dusting as Orwa played with Kalama. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse along the banks of the upper Kalovo to River. Later in the day, Naseku, Kamok, Galla and Sokotei took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  The sky was clear which indicated a very hot day ahead. They all browsed quietly in the Kanziku area, Kamok teaming up with Ukame and Wanjala and Galla accompanying Boromoko to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Their game attracted Sirimon and Enkikwe to have a go themselves, testing each other’s strength. Kamok spent some of her time scratching her belly on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to feed in Kone area where Boromoko took some time off from feeding to play with  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Wanjala enjoyed browsing high in the trees for green leaves. Kamok later led the group back home in the evening. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Out in the bush, Barsilinga settled to browse with Shukuru while Kamok shared food with Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later, Kithaka tried his hand on Garzi but ended up losing miserably to him. Boromoko, who was feeding close to Kamok, tried to remove some leaves from Kamok's mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Out in the bush Kamok, Roi and Naseku spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  In the evening, Wanjala, Galla and Ukame joined  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok took Naseku and they left together while Kamok and Boromoko exchanged morning greetings by inserting their trunks into each other's mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  This was after she was noted to be terrorizing Roi and Kamok whenever she thought it her right to do so. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Kamok left the stockade with a branch in her mouth which she continued to enjoy up until she reached the bushes out in the Park. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Barsilinga engaged Kithaka to a pushing game as Boromoko played with Lemoyian. Kamok scratched on the nearby rocks as Sirimon played with Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Kithaka started his day’s activities by scratching on a bent tree as his friends settled to browse. At mud bath time, Kamok led the first group since the new babies who are always given first priority were not there. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  After mud bath, the Ex Orphans headed towards the eastern side of Ithumba Hill while Kamok led the juniors to the Kanziku area where they settled to browse throughout the remaining part of the day. (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  Kamok was the first one to leave the stockades this morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Garzi briefly played with Kithaka as Narok and her group teamed up with the juniors. Barsilinga tried to challenge Laragai to a pushing game but he lost to her. He then moved on to play with Bongo but ended up losing to him as well. 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
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Tusuja started the day’s activities by rolling on the ground as Garzi and Kamok relieved an itch against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The orphans briefly settled for lucerne as Shukuru, Garzi and Kamok opted for a scratching exercise on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Shortly later, Narok led the way out to the bush. Once there Narok and her group, plus Tusuja, Boromoko, Oltaiyoni and Kamok took a break from feeding to play in the mud. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Boromoko settled to feed with Enkikwe while Kauro teamed up with Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Barsilinga, Kauro, Sokotei, Kamok, Sirimon and Enkikwe rolled on the ground and enjoyed the showers and the cool weather. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  After taking their midday feed Kamok, Lemoyian, Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki participated in mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  In the evening, Naseku, Sokotei, Laragai and Kamok took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  After their game, Boromoko attempted to climb on Roi but Roi managed to get away. In the afternoon, Shukuru and Kamok came across a pool of muddy water which they used to splash behind their ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The tusk was handed over to the Kenya Wildlife Service. Kauro was the first one to leave the stockade followed by Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Tusuja, Naseku, Kamok and Roi emerged as the stars of mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Shortly later, Laragai led the way to the browsing field. The orphans settled in Kone area where Kauro and Kamok came across a small pool of water that they drank from starting to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans only drank milk and then some water, before returning back to the browsing field. Kamok settled to feed with Kauro as Shukuru soil dusted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  On their way back to the browsing field the orphans came across a tree that had started shooting new leaves due to the rain, and they spent awhile enjoying the succulent leaves. In the afternoon, Shukuru and Kithaka took some time off from feeding to perform a soil dusting exercise using their trunks to scoop soil, while Kauro and Kamok had their own game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At the browsing field, Barsilinga spent some time rolling on the moist soil as he was being watched by Kamok, Tusuja and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  One wild bull took a full bale of lucerne and walked away with it. Boromoko was scratching his bottom whilst Kamok and Kauro scratched separately on the same rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The other orphans were really trying to look for the best food to eat; Kamok was tackling the bark of a big log to try and munch away on it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Wiva started scratching on the rock as she played with Kamok(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the lower Kalovoto area, where Kauro and Kamok teamed up to browse together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Bongo and Lemoyian walked up to the water trough to drink water as Sokotei settled for soil dusting. Kamok decided that it was more worthwhile returning to browse rather than relaxing at the mud bath area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Orwa settled to browse with Shukuru as Kamok scratched against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Sirimon bent down to uproot some tree roots for food. Later on, Kamok led the group to mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Kauro, Naseku, Boromoko, Roi and Kamok headed for soil dusting and thereafter joined their friends who had started walking back to the browsing field. (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  Laragai spent some time with Gawa as Lemoyian, Kamok, Roi and Oltaiyoni opted for a soil dusting session. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  At mud bath time only Shukuru, Siangiki, Naseku, Bongo, Kamok and Barsilinga participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Vuria on the other side was scratching and as a result was bending the tree as he scratched. Kamok led the group to mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  The group later walked back to the bush for more browsing. 
They were all very busy searching for food. Oltayoni and Kamok were hiding under the shade of a tree. (read more...)
view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  They were very happy as they enjoyed the lucerne without being disturbed by their Ex Orphan friends or any wild elephants. Kamok and Kauro were scratching on the rocks whilst Shukuru politely fed in between Olsekki and Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Olsekki scratched his belly while Kamok was playing and hugging Wiva. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  All the babies were actively competing for lucerne as well! Kamok started scratching on the rock before they left for the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  When it was time to leave the compound for browsing, Vuria, Kamok and Orwa lagged behind with the junior Ex Orphans only to rejoin their friends an hour later. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Shukuru, Boromoko, Sokotei, Olsekki and Kamok participated in a soil bathing exercise before returning back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Later in the day, Shukuru, Lemoyian and Kamok dodged the keepers and returned back to the stockades on their own at five o'clock in the evening, as the keepers frantically looked for them around the Kanziku area where they had all been. (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  After mud bath, Lemoyian, Barsilinga and Kamok headed for soil dusting while Roi, Shukuru and Garzi opted for a scratching exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The temperature was moderate and only Shukuru, Siangiki, Boromoko, Kamok, Tusuja, Garzi, Teleki and Naseku that had a spectacular wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Kauro settled to browse with  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The orphans had a soil dusting exercise before returning back to the browsing field. Kamok was the last one to have fun in rolling in the red soil when everyone had left. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  In the afternoon, Boromoko settled to feed with Lemoyian while Naseku settled to feed with Sokotei. Kamok found a suitable rock that she used to scratch her belly on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The rest of the orphaned herd opted to wallow instead before joining Olsekki later in drinking water. Later Oltaiyoni and Kamok spent some time in a red soil dusting game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later Barsilinga and Bomani were play fighting while the other orphans were busy browsing. Kamok later led the other orphans to the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  In the bush everyone was much busy hurrying to get as much food before mudbath time. Kamok’s group of six, the most recent arrivals from the nursery, were browsing together. (read more...) view
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  February  2017  Half Trunk walked down to have a mud bath as Sokotei stood close by, admiring his mud bathing skills. Shukuru, Kamok and Enkikwe had a brief wallowing exercise before joining their friends who had gone to drink the clean water at the water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Kamok heeded the call and led the rest of group in walking to join Shukuru. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Later Kauro moved to Kamok and he tried to scratch his ear against her body. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  In the evening, the orphans attended an evening mud bath before Kamok led the way back to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Lemoyian settled to feed with Sirimon while Kamok settled to feed with Naseku. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The orphans briefly converged under a tree as Naseku, Kauro, Oltaiyoni, Roi and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Kithaka distanced himself from others after he was knocked by Orwa and chased away. Kamok and her new group were really active and interacted with other orphans like Olsekki, Sokotei, Boromoko, Siangiki, Sirimon and Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The new elephants Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Roi, Tusuja, Naseku and Kauro were browsing together and staying around the keepers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Out in the bush Barsilinga settled to feed with Kamok while Naseku went down on her knees to cut a shrub that she was unable to pull using her trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Narok settled to feed with Naseku, Kauro and Kamok while Lemoyian teamed up with Kilabasi and Makireti. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Barsilinga and Garzi started their day activities by engaging each other in a pushing game, as Bongo settled to feed with Sirimon while Orwa teamed up with Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Naseku and Tusuja were on their way to the Ithumba Relocation Unit where they were to join their friends Oltaiyoni, Roi and Kamok who were move just a few days before. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  It was the first morning in Ithumba for Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The move of Oltaitoni, Roi and Kamok to Tsavo has changed the demographic in the Nairobi nursery. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon were the first ones to meet with Kamok, Roi and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  At dawn Oltaiyoni, Roi and Kamok were all ready to set forth on their journey back to the wild, making their way with a bottle of milk onto the lorry to Ithumba. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Due to Roi causing a lot of trouble during bottle feeding times, especially during the public visiting, Kauro has been dropped from the list of the first three to go, as he is very gentle, and it will be Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Roi who are the first to go to the next stage at the Ithumba stockades – if all goes according to plan this will be at dawn tomorrow! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Maxwell woke up in a playful mood today after naughty Kamok went over to his stockade gate where he was standing and knocked on it, scaring poor Maxwell and causing him to scamper about his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  dow, though Tusuja still has yet to take his bottle actually inside the moving lorry! When Oltaiyoni, Roi, Kauro, Naseku and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  As the orphans were coming out of their stockades this morning to begin their new day, Kamok and Roi were busy greeting Kelelari through his stockade gate by entwining their trunks with his. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  This morning as some of the orphans were enjoying their browse and the others were playing, Kamok was in the car park area chasing the warthogs around and flushing them out from where they were trying to hide. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The lorry training for the elephants moving down continues – for Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro, Tusuja, Roi and Naseku this is a change to their everyday routine but they are getting used to it and all of them except Tusuja are drinking their milk in the lorry. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Eventually the keepers decided to accompany him to where he was making a noise, and Ndotto stuck very close to them but he was certainly emboldened by the company of his keepers. As they approached the thicket a lioness jumped out of the bushes from where she had been feeding on an impala! Ndotto started seriously trumpeting and charging around, which attracted the attention of Kauro and Kamok who ran over. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro, Naseku, Tusuja and Roi will all be graduating soon to the next phase. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Old friends Kamok, Mbegu and Kauro also joined in the game and teased Max by running up to his gate and knocking on the bars. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Their frequent sightings have caused some discomfort for our giraffe Kiko and he spends most of his time in the stockade area now. They have never attacked any of our elephants, lions in Nairobi park do not know how to, but the elephants nevertheless still do not like their presence, nor do the keepers! Every time they are spotted Oltaiyoni, Kauro, Roi, Kamok and sometimes even Tusuja are always attentive and keeping an eye on the younger ones. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The piglet came running down the path towards where the elephants were browsing and there was a lion chasing it from behind! But the lion didn't seem to be putting that much effort it and rather was teasing the piglet and pretending to chase it. The mother warthog was running behind the lion trying to save the little one - the drama came to an end however when courageous Kamok, who doesn't like the lions, left the group and stepped out of the bushes to scare away the lion. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  She turned to discipline him and teach him not to hurt others and treat them with no respect. Kamok, Ngilai and Mbegu also came hurrying over to Ukame when they heard her shouting but by the time they arrived she had already helped herself to stand up. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  We have called him Kelelari and he is probably almost 3.5 or 4 years of age. The communication from Dupotto and Kamok as well throughout the night helped calm him down significantly. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Pea is always walking behind the elephants at this stage, and if Kamok is not around to chase her she is usually sandwiched between the babies as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Oltaiyoni, Roi and Kamok all came over to find out what had happened and when they arrived Roi rumbled and Mbegu responded with another rumble. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  She was only calmed down when she was offered a finger to suckle on by one of the keepers, before Kamok stepped in and invited her for a mud bath until they left the area to go back to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Kamok seems to have a character like our older naughty Ex Orphan Wendi in Tsavo. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Their scampering about saw Oltaiyoni, Roi, Mbegu and Kamok react by trumpeting loudly with their ears spread wide to try and find out what had scared the younger ones, but by the time they came over the lions were already deep in the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  His yelling frightened the rest of the group and they followed him and when they reached the rest of the herd they all stood together with their ears held high; even little ones like Jotto, Ambo, Tamiyoi, Esampu and Malkia were seen with their ears held high but standing tight in the middle of the group, in the midst of Roi, Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro and Maramoja. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Oltaiyoni tried to knock hard on the door to get to the baby but the keepers instead tried to lead her out into the forest – though they were very unhappy with this decision and tried a few times to sneak back to the stockade compound!  
 
Today during the public visit Kamok was getting her trunk all muddy and painting the faces of the visitors waiting around the rope cordon. (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  Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Roi and Ndotto were all shoving each other at the door to be the first to say hello. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  30am and some of them ran towards the mud bath area. Oltaiyoni, Roi, Ambo, Kamok and Ngilai were among those that ran towards this area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Oltaiyoni, Roi and Kamok had already gone into the forest but when they heard the trumpeting they came running back to the stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Kamok and Roi overheard the confusion and ran over to find out what was happening. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Naughty Kamok, Kauro, Roi and Oltaiyoni charged after them and trumpeted and bashed the short bushes down, seeing the mother and her baby gently amble back into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  He was running and charging up and down his stockade, tearing at the ground with his horn and about what we were not sure! Maybe it’s because the orphans were busy browsing alongside the outside of his stockade? When naughty Kamok and Kauro saw him behaving this way they both reacted by trumpeting. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  However, Kamok, Roi, Kauro, Tusuja, Galla, Maramoja, Naseku and Oltaiyoni had other ideas; they tried to charge and chase the warthogs away, but they in turn were persistent. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Kamok teamed up with Maramoja to prevent Pea the ostrich from drinking water from the same trough as them, but they were stopped by a keeper and Pea was allowed to have some water. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  From a distance Kamok saw him coming and she started charging at him, with her ears raised high and wise to try and scare him away from the group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Just before 8am their peaceful browsing session came to a swift end when Kiko came running towards them, which frightened them and made them trumpet and charge around. Playful Kiko started running up and down, turning when he came too close to the orphans who were protesting the disturbance! Naughty Kamok, Maramoja, Tusuja, Kauro and Naseku tried to chase him in the bushes, though Kiko challenged them by running fast and leaving them behind. (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 girls stood up Ndotto ran away to avoid being pushed to stop misbehaving. He enjoys pushing big elephants  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  He was running all over the place calling but no one responded, until he changed his tone to a rumble and then Mbegu and Kamok heard him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Most of the orphans were very excited, trumpeting and charging around, rumbling and shoving each other. Kamok happens to be a very good trumpeter and led the trumpeting choir. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Today as soon as Ngilai stepped out of his pen he went up to Kamok stockades to see if she was still inside, as he usually does. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Kamok and Roi liked the ball so much and they had a great game with the ball, kicking it around with their hind legs. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Her friend Mbegu continued to feed though and they both ate the entire thing. Tagwa’s shout when she fell down brought Kamok and Kauro who were feeding close by. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  E. Margaret Kenyatta. The naughty babies were kept back from the visit – the likes of Kamok, Roi, Naseku, Maramoja, Galla and Rapa all stayed behind and were fed earlier. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  It was a sunny morning today and all the orphans looked happy as they walked out to the bush, and Kamok was playing her usual tricks with the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Lasayen, Kamok, Rapa and Galla are among those that also like to be first for milk, but given the opportunity they will stop and wait for someone else to lead them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Dupotto, Roi and Kamok all keep an eye on him! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Later in the day Ndotto, who just loves a good game, engaged Mbegu and Kamok in a lengthy pushing and climbing game. (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 all this was going on, Kamok and Ngilai were busy out in the car parking area chasing after warthogs until they saw all the others had gone out to the forest and they ran after them to catch up. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  It was lovely to witness Kamok turning back to help her adopted boy and when they greeted each other, Ngilai tried to cuddle her whilst she was trying to inspect and check out what was wrong with him. (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  Kamok and her adopted baby Ngilai broke away from the other orphans and went to browse in some bushes nearby. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kiko decided to break the norm and follow the older orphans down to the public visiting area, although he was challenged by Kamok, Naseku and Kauro who charged and tormented him so much he ended up not going to the visiting area but going into the bushes below that point. (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  Solio wasn’t fazed and she continued walking towards the orphans. By the time Kamok saw her she had already walked past and Kamok made to chase her from behind, but Solio did not mind this either. (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  Today she stayed within the herd, browsing next to Kauro, Kamok, Oltaiyoni and Tusuja the entire time until public visiting time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  They were accompanied by Kamok, Roi, Oltaiyoni, Naseku, Kauro and Tusuja – it was funny to watch Boromoko and Sokotei even reluctant to leave the lorry, because they found some tasty greens hanging in there! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kiko, who was also about to reach where the orphans were, was lead back to his stockade for security as well. 
 
Having seen the lions this morning the warthogs attached themselves tightly to the little baby group, though they were not given a moment of peace from Sokotei, Boromoko, Kauro, Oltaiyoni, Sirimon, Kamok and Roi who constantly tried to chased them away from the babies and their elephant family. (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  He decided he would and started sprinting after them enjoying their company for the whole morning, although Kamok and Naseku did not give him a moment of peace; they frequently charged and chased after him whenever he happened to browse alongside them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Kamok, a girl of all characters, during the public visit spent some time entertaining visiting school children by walking along the cordon and playfully greeting them by touching their faces – an encounter that scared some of the children causing them to shout and run away, and some of their teachers too! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  As the time drew closer to the main visiting time, Mbegu, Ndotto and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  On their way out Kamok and Roi decided to stop by Maxwell’s stockade to visit him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016   
 
Today Balguda spent most of his time in the company of Kamok and Kauro and even tried to accompany them to the mudbath at 11am. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Kamok and Ngilai were sneaked away from the rest of the group and were found browsing in the bushes close to the parking area which has become Kamok’s chosen area to browse in the morning hours. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  The keepers think that they did well today as they saw Boromoko, Kauro and Kamok entering the truck for their milk and wanted to show that they were brave enough to take their milk in the same place as their playmates with Alamaya having his bottle right next to Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Sokotei, Sirimon, Boromoko, Roi, Naseku and Kamok all decide to tease Kiko by running towards him, chasing him in an effort to get him to leave. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  To encourage them to feed in the truck Kauro, Kamok, Boromoko and Alamaya were also fed their milk there so that they would not feel singled out as the elephants do not always like change. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Kamok caused a stir today when she tried to grab the camera from a visitor who was busy taking photos of Sokotei and Enkikwe and did not see her coming. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  The reason for this change is due to the fact that Ngilai has become very attached to Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Kamok is still up to her morning tricks on her keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  She did not have a very peaceful morning however as Enkikwe and Kamok kept chasing her around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  She also settled to browse very well. Next to her stockade is the young baby Ambo who kept putting his trunk through the slats of his stockade to reach her, though she did not show much interest in the little boy who was trying to comfort her!  
 
Today it was quite a surprise to see Kamok discipline little Rapa! (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Today we found the older girls in the family, Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Siangiki, having a wonderful time playing together. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Kamok and Kauro seemed to be enjoying themselves through and were busy interacting with the visitors along the rope cordon, making them muddy as they happily enjoyed touching the orphans. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  They just busied themselves with browsing on the bushes. As some were slowly browsing, Kamok, Naseku, Balguda, Siangiki, Roi and Alamaya were all seen walking very fast and browsing further than the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  The fact remains that most of the older orphans love him too. Today Kamok was his playmate of choice. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Kauro and Kamok have been together since they were little babies and for that reason they understand each other very well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  When interacting with his keepers his favourite thing is to push them mostly. Kamok has always been his favourite adopted mother since the departure of Elkerama to Tsavo. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Before Kamok and Mbegu joined the rest, they first decided to say hello to Luggard. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Due to the heavy rain some of the babies had a sleepless night. Kauro, Rapa, Lasayen, Ngilai and Kamok all had a pretty rough night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  It is known that when the orphans leave their stockades in the morning, naughty Kamok sneaks away from the herd and goes to browse on the bushes between the car park and Naseku, Rapa and Sokotei’s stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  As the orphans came out of their stockades today and some were preparing to walk out to the bush, Mwashoti, Kamok and Alamaya ran over and settled next to Maxwell’s gate by the water trough next to where Maxwell was enjoying his fresh lucerne. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Kamok did not enjoy their games because as she walked past them she was chased by Sirimon who managed to get hold of her tail and attempt to climb on her – prompting Kamok to yell out loudly to seek help. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Soon after the orphans settled down to browse out in the field this morning, Siangiki, Naseku, Kamok, Alamaya, Roi and Kauro spent a busy moment charging around and chasing after 2 female warthogs and their piglets. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  When the orphans come out of their stockades in the morning he has taken to hiding in either Mbegu or Kamok’s stockade waiting for the baby group to come out, so he can join them and go out to the field with them, before breaking away to spend the day as usual with his older group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Even those like Kauro, Kamok, Balguda and Murit who normally do not like to mud bathe are these days some of the first babies into the mud pool! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016   
There was a strange regrouping of orphans amongst themselves today. Kamok normally doesn’t get on so well in the company of Olsekki and Enkikwe but today around 2pm she was off in the company of these two boys and her Ngilai as well. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  It was only  (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  If she gets to the milk feeding area and there is no one waiting with her milk bottle she knows she just has to wait her turn and there is no pushing or fighting. This happened today as when she arrived during public visiting feeding time, there was no keeper ready with her milk bottle and those that were being fed were those that drink their milk very slowly like Kamok, Balguda and Simotua. (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  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  During public visiting today Kamok had a fun time scaring the school children which also visit during this time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Rapa, who has earned the name ‘little menace’ for his bad behaviour and acting like a bully sometimes seems to have no respect for other babies young or old. Sometimes he even bullies Naseku who is older than him! Tusuja is an older orphan Rapa is happily attached to though; sometimes Tusuja disciplines him by pushing him away to go and spend time with Mbegu or Kamok so they can also discipline him since they know he is a naughty boy with the other babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Failing to meet his goal, Ngilai gave up and went to stand with Kamok and suckled on her ears instead. (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  His yelling out and struggle to stand again drew the attention of the girls and Oltaiyoni came running over swiftly followed by Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and Kamok who all surrounded him and comforted him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  hot which meant all the orphans enjoyed a lengthy mud bath – even those who do normally not like mud bathing such as naughty Kamok, Murit, Kauro and Balguda were all seen going into the mud to cool down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Since Kamok’s naughty hide out was discovered she has relocated her bad behaviour to the car park area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Whilst those two were showing off, Kamok and Kauro were busy interacting with the visitors along the rope cordon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Kamok has all the personalities – she can be good, she is friendly and caring to the other babies and she can be extremely naughty and sometimes even a bit of a bully as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  They later played ‘hide and seek’ before heading out to have their milk.  
 
Kauro and Kamok have grown up together and it seems they understand each other very well. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  He has arrived for milk in the company of Kauro, Sokotei, Kamok and Boromoko – when they had all finished these four moved away to the water troughs for some water and Sirimon went with them but circled to stand a little way further up where the babies come in to the mud bath area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Murit took charge of the warthogs and tried to drive them away, but there was no gap between the elephants. Kamok then teamed up with Murit which made the situation worse for the warthogs. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Kamok was promoted to the older herd some time back as she was proving too naughty in the younger group and needed some more disciplining from the older ones. (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  None were left out of this mud bathing event, even those that normally do not like to mud bathe like Balguda, Kamok and Simotua were seen fighting to get themselves a spot. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Since Elkerama went down to Tsavo, Ngilai has attached himself more to Kamok and enjoying suckling on her ears, though not as frequently as he used to with Elkerama. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  After a short while and realizing it was not time, Mbegu left for the bush, running and trumpeting she charged forwards protesting at her failure to retrieve Tamiyoi. 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  Nowadays naughty Kamok is with the big group of orphans in order to be disciplined by them should she misbehave. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Mwashoti was out helping the keepers today control the naughty girl Kamok when she started pushing the visitors who were standing along the rope cordon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  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...)
view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  All of these bulls are prone to bad behaviour around the milk bottle, so eager are they for their fair share and more if given half a chance.  
 
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...)
view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Ndotto, Lasayen and Kamok did not spend long in the pool and they got out after covering themselves in mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Kamok, who came to us the day she was born but who is morphing into a caring, nurturing mini-matriarch along with best friend Mbegu, took little babies Naseku, Godoma and Ngilai further afield from the rest of their family this morning, enjoying the sensation of being the matriarch in charge and feeling like a big girl with her own mini herd deferring to her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Balguda led the group of Mbegu, Naseku our new little arrival, Roi, Kauro and the little boy Murit. Kamok took a different route with Boromoko, Tusuja, Rapa and Simotua. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  As the show was taking place, a sudden down pour began again. Kamok, Ndotto, Lasayen and Ngilai ran along the cordon to shelter themselves under the visiting public umbrellas! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  She was stopped from going there though; poor Naseku likes to be with the big girls rather than with the younger group and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Out in the field at around 10 o’clock as the orphans were busy browsing deep in the forest they were suddenly frightened by two male buffaloes that made their way running through the orphans to the browsing area; leaving the entire orphaned herd slightly shaken up with the young ones like Murit, Rapa, Godoma, Mbegu, Kamok, Roi, Ndotto and Lasayen yelling and running to their keepers. (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  During public viewing there were no further activities but only Kamok, as usual, had a busy time interacting with the visiting public who really enjoyed her presence so close to them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  She took him away from Tafuta and led him to Kamok and Roi who were still greeting the other little babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Last night there was a heavy downpour and none of the babies slept very well. Rapa, Mbegu, Kamok, Kauro and Naseku all had a long night, some of them struggling to push their gates open to look for safety with some of their friends. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  They arrived with the first group including Kamok and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  he sweet little mini matriarch Mbegu was imitating the bad, cheeky behaviour of her friend Kamok today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  She is quite a funny little elephant as she never really shows any interest towards the older orphans, but today she did; either she was looking for their affection, or she thought she might find some more milk with the older herd! She was found together with Arruba, Mashariki, Kamok and Mbegu who were all enjoying babysitting her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Suswa, Mashariki, Arruba, Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Siangiki and of course Mbegu made their way to the babies without anyone’s knowledge. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Kamok and Mbegu finally made the move from their stables to a stockade which they took from Kauro and Olsekki who moved into some of the back stockades (previously used by Rorogoi and Suswa who moved to another two stockades near Daphne’s parking area and Solio’s old stockade). (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Oltaiyoni was a few meters away and watched this happen. This time, Roi had no chance to escape, she was caught red-handed and given proper discipline by Oltaiyoni who drive her away from the whole group until the end of visiting.  
 
Sirimon sneaked away from his group at 11am to get into the middle group so he could have his milk earlier! He was allowed to stay though and walked down with Kamok’s group. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  She turned to Kamok as if asking Kamok to come and help her with the problem. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The new baby is called Kwama and before Mbegu and Kamok, who are his neighbours, came out of their stables, all was calm with him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The two boys would at some point invite Kamok in their pushing/hide and seek game, but Kamok seemed to be not that interested even after a lot of persuasion. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  This group went on trumpeting and bashing the bushes as a sign of strength and anger. The big girls became much more concerned when they could not find the group of little babies and the likes of Ndotto, Lasayen, Godoma and Rapa, but they had accompanied Kamok, Tusuja, Simotua and Mwashoti. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  However, Kamok with her innocent and smiling face came over and spoiled the show. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Today during public visiting, soon after he had finished his bottles, he followed naughty Kamok and both of them went to tease the school pupils that were nearby watching them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  When early morning came the orphans came out of their stockades and Mbegu and Kamok were witnessed just standing beside Tamiyoi’s stable door, trying to knock on it and get the attention of the new baby. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The shouting from the audience attracted the attention of the other babies Roi, Kamok, Mbegu and Mwashoti who all ran to help the young boy chase them away. (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  When the orphans came out of their stockades this morning, Mbegu and Kamok were quite reluctant as the two girls have become quite attached to the two tiny boys Wei Wei and Loboito. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  As they were all leaving the visiting area to go back to the bush, Kamok overheard men working on the compound. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  They are all having fun, rolling in the mud, loose soil and mounting on each other. After a lengthy mud bath, Kamok got out of the pool and started showing off her real character. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The first group to arrive was Lasayen, Ndotto, Mbegu, Alamaya, Kamok and Roi, and it was like a running competition! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  She is so lovely, as she hugged them with her trunk and led them to meet the others. Kamok was happy to meet Loboito too, and pulled him underneath her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Oltaiyoni came out of her pen to greet Lasayen, Kamok and Mbegu who were waiting for her outside. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Kamok is one elephant with many different characters. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  While Arruba was suckling on Suswa’s ear, Ngilai decided to take advantage of the opportunity and suckle on Arruba’s ear! Apart from Elkerama and Kamok, there is no other older baby who allows Ngilai to suckle on their ears – which he likes doing most! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Later in the evening, when returning home to bed, he was in the company of Siangiki, Boromoko, Mwashoti, Simotua, Kamok, Rapa and Tusuja. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Mbegu teamed up with him and with her trumpet, Kamok was not far behind. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Eventually she left though and went back into the woods.  
 
Kauro, Lasayen, Kamok and Mashariki showed off some football skills out in the field. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Kamok was being very selective and choosy today about whom she was going to play and interact with. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  When Mbegu was just about to discipline him, Kamok came over and stood between them as Mbegu was about to charge. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  As she was walking through the group however, naughty Kamok approached her charging, kicking dust and trumpeting, prompting Solio to back over to her stockade where she settled down nicely and ate the lucerne the keepers had provided for her there, plus a special treat of copra cake (Coconut). (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...)
view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Out in the bush she hangs close to Mbegu, the baby-sitter,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  As the orphans were heading out into the field in the early morning, Kamok, Mbegu, Boromoko and Mwashoti encountered a group of warthogs that were busy grazing along the path they were using. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  She still does not enter her stable easily and is always escorted in by Mwashoti, Murit, Alamaya, Kamok and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  He is always on the look-out for Kamok’s little herd so he can go and join them as he enjoys Kamok, Mbegu and Murit’s company. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Today even Oltaiyoni, Mbegu and Kamok seemed to be tired of her aggression and she has been very hard work with the other babies today! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  In the morning when Godoma came out of her stable, Kamok and Mbegu were waiting for her at her door. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  He continued to test the tempers of the older orphans today as he pretended to charge at them with his ears raised. Kamok was among those that actually enjoyed his little games today though and they had fun together rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  A few of the babies returned to the stockades at 9am to collect her. Kamok and Mbegu led the group who came for her as they are the only ones who have really met the baby through their stable walls since she arrived. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  During public visiting at 11am, soon after the first group had their bottles, playful Kamok was seen performing a dramatic display of sitting along the cordon rope, lifting her trunk high into the air, before bringing it down and head butting the ground and trying to lift her hind legs in the air. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Their game was interrupted when Kamok started rolling on the ground next to their game which earned Mwashoti’s interest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Early in the morning Kamok and Mbegu waited outside Losoito’s stable as usual, to walk him to the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  30 in the morning Losoito was let out of his stockade to meet the other orphans and he was welcomed by Mbegu, Kamok, Oltaiyoni, Mwashoti, Suswa and Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  The lovely Kamok, Mbegu and Oltaiyoni waded towards him and Mbegu, always fond and caring towards the younger orphans, supported the head and neck of Ngilai with her foreleg. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  He enjoys the company of his new best friends Kamok, Mbegu and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  He walked from one elephant to the next looking for him, and even though Kamok and Mbegu tried to comfort him by spreading their ears for him to suckle and laying their trunks on his back, Ngilai kept looking until he finally found him. (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  Alamaya was very confused when he was revived from the anesthesia and wanted to run into the bush. Mbegu, Kamok, Mwashoti, Lasayen and Ndotto were all brought back to keep him company. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  His actions upset Oltiayoni, Roi, Mbegu, Kamok, Mashariki and Arruba all of whom started trumpeting and trying to get out of their stockades to go and help the newcomer. (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   
 
Kamok has taken a real liking to Ngilai and often steals Ngilai away from the rest of the group hiding with him in the bushes so that she can play with him and have him all to herself. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  He has been most aggressive to Kamok, Kauro, Roi and Mbegu and has been pushing them around the entire day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  amok tends to not like to play with her age mates and goes off in a rant when they do try to engage her shouting and trumpeting her displeasure as she prefers to play with the orphans who are either older or younger than her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  The two ostriches were quick to run off and Mbegu returned to the mudbath area where she joined Lasayen, Ndotto and Kamok all of whom were busy walking up and down the cordon so that the visitors could touch them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Kamok was very curious about the visitors and was the first to go up and greet them touching and sniffing them, something which the crew really enjoyed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  t around 2pm the orphans once again escorted Pea and Pod to the plains to try and locate wild ostriches. Kamok who is not fond of the area broke away from the group and ran back towards the stockades trumpeting and rumbling loudly before finding and Joining Ndotto, Lasayen, Ngilai, Mwashoti and Alamaya who do not venture so far into the park. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  As they were unsure of the wide open space and where they were they stuck close to the keepers. Kamok, Mbegu, Siangiki, Roi, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Kauro kept trying to scare the rest of the group in an effort to get them back to familiar territory. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Kamok seems to always have a lovely time with the visitors at the 11am public visiting hour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  As soon as the orphans leave their stockades in the morning Kamok and Mbegu make their way to the young babies to spend some time with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  This morning, while the orphans were all out in the bush together, Mwashoti tried to challenge Boromoko, Olsekki, Kamok and Kauro in pushing games. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  He did not want to stay with the older group and as such remained with Ndotto’s group made up of Mbegu, Kauro, Roi, and Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Kamok pays frequent visits to Ndotto’s baby group and it seems that she has started to draw Ngilai away from his friend Mwashoti. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  The two ostriches on seeing them leave ran after them with their wings raised. Kamok, who also likes to follow Ndotto and Lasayen, was quick to run under the rope to catch up but the keepers were able to get her to come back to the rest of the orphan group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Kithaka, Lemoyian and Kamok were well behaved today and none of them tried to push the visitors. (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   
 
This morning Mbegu was in the company of Kamok, Kauro, Sirimon and Murit when Lasayen blocked Ngilai from overtaking him in an effort to get to the keepers. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Kamok and Boromoko today left the older group to spend some time with the babies and played with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Both these elephants are not doing well and are very vulnerable in this chilly wet weather with little reserves. 
 
Today Kamok and Mbegu sneaked away from the older group who were busy feeding in the forest to join the babies and spend some time “mothering” them. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Since we lost Ashaka, Mbegu has been moved to the stable next to Kamok so that the two can keep each other company and overcome the loss of their great friend together. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Kauro, Mbegu, Siangiki, Kamok, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Boromoko all enjoyed splashing about in the many rain puddles as well as wallowing in a little stream that they came across in the browsing field. (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  Since Ashaka’s death Kamok has been a little lost and keeps looking for her friend. (read more...) view
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 Kamok, who was Ashaka’s best friend returned to the stockades and to her stable to look for her when she could not find her among the group of orphans heading out to the bush for the day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Over the months we have noticed Ashaka is not thriving like her friends Kamok and Mbegu, her folder ears, skin texture and lack of growth always indicators in elephants have had us watching Ashaka closely. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  A few minutes later she had to chase of Enkikwe who was trying to mount Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  This evening she returned in the company of Boromoko and Kamok and each orphan went to their respective stable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Kamok has missed Ashaka’s company but even though the two always meet in the evening when they return to their stockades this has not been enough for Kamok who has taken to sneaking off from her group to find and join Ashaka. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Most of the babies were very scared of the thunderstorm and the lightning. Kauro, Siangiki, Ashaka, Kamok and Lasayen were the ones most affected by this and their keepers had a hard time keeping them calm. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  This morning soon after the 9am feed Kamok was busy enjoying some greens when Enkikwe head butted her knocking her to the ground. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  Soon after his 11am bottle he lay down, while watched over by a keeper, before Kamok and the other babies came up from the public visiting hour. (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  It is like they speak the same language. 
 
Kamok, who is usually best friends with Ashaka, behaved very roughly today. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  After the public visiting Kamok, Ashaka, Embu, Siangiki and Roi were brought back to the stockades to escort her out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  She keeps running to check on him when he is upset. Once when he called out she ran to his aid and blindly attacked Kamok, who was standing close by, thinking that Kamok had hurt Doldol. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  She will be greatly missed by the others in her peer group as well as by her human family. It has been a terrible blow to everyone who loved and cared for her. We concentrated our efforts on the little success stories that were begging to suck our fingers, and looked at little Ndoto, Lasayen, Barsilinga, Murit, Mbegu, Kamok; the tiny babies that came into our care that we managed to steer through the tough times. (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  Kamok, Ashaka, Mbegu and Oltaiyoni all came and surrounded the new little boy, touching and smelling him to welcome him into the family. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Very early in the morning, before the babies came out of their stables, Ashaka was playing with her best friend Kamok through the bars that separate their stables. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Just before public visiting time at 11 am, Siangiki was having fun with Kamok whilst they were waiting to go to the mudbath venue. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  It is a bit cold for the tiny ones at this hour of the morning so they stay in until a little later when it has warmed up. Kamok and Ashaka kept returning to the keepers whilst they were out in the park and then rushing off into the thickets. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  Luckily the keepers kept their eye on him and managed to rescue the guy he was about to knock over. All the while Kamok was busy chasing the warthogs that were wandering everywhere. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  As the orphans exited the stockades in the morning Kamok, Ashaka, Mbegu and Murit lingered in the bushes by the stockades to await the three little ones, Hamsini, Ndotto and Lasayen. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  He started with Roi; who was playing football in the pool, then went on to Kamok; who was wallowing, then moved on to Ashaka, Enkikwe, and Sirimon who were rolling up and down. (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,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  Waterbaby Mbegu was in the mud with her friends Kamok and Ashaka close by her side. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  s not to overwhelm Boromoko the orphans have been divided into three groups and he has been put with the middle age group of Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro, Mbegu and Murit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Kamok’s team was very excited to meet Hamsini this morning having missed him yesterday when they left very early. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  urit and Kamok had a mounting game with Murit proving how strong and active h e is by climbing on Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  In the bushes close by warthogs were also waiting for their chance to wallow but Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Olsekki had great fun thwarting them and charging at them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Today us Keepers concentrated on our miracles, little Ndotto, and Kamok coming the day they were born, Kithaka this strong boy today who came as a tiny little calf from Imenti Forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  After the bath, Murit and Ashaka found a post to scratch on. In the afternoon  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Her stools were very frequent and very loose giving concern about dehydration. Kamok and Mbegu came to greet and check on Chehe. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro, Mbegu and Murit made their way back to the stockades to avoid the charging and bush bashing of the older orphans who were trying to flush out the buffalo that has long since disappeared. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Early in the morning, after leaving the stockades and walking to the bush, Kamok and Mbegu had a great pushing game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Kauro and Tundani though just stayed on the sidelines watching the others play. Mbegu and Kamok were the stars of the show. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Lasayen was quite comfortable being in the company of Ashaka and Kamok but Ndotto stayed on his own, just with the keepers. (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  Ndotto would hide behind the big trees before chasing the warthogs that were browsing nearby. Kamok watched Ndotto‘s antics from nearby moved further away when the piglets mother decided to intervene. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Kauro was the first one to climb on him followed by Mbegu, Ashaka and lastly Kamok(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 Kamok’s group waited for the 9am milk feed out in the bush they enjoyed running around bush bashing and playing with each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014   
While out in the bush Mashariki has been spending more and more time with Kamok and the two are often found together leaving Ndotto, Nkii and Lasayen to their own devices in the company of the keepers. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  As soon as Kamok and the other younger orphans exited their stockades this morning they began playing and running in and out of the older orphan’s quarters. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  The day started by Kamok, Ashaka and Mbegu all waking up in very excited moods. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  So the keepers then let out Mbegu, Ashaka and Kamok but Oltaiyoni shows no interest in the other two it is only Mbegu in this little trio who gets her undivided attention. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  He began chasing and charging the little warthogs all through the forest, this gained Kamok’s attention so soon the two were chasing the warthogs through the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  azakini loves to spend time with her new little friends Mbegu, Murit and Ndotto. Kamok and Ashaka are the mini matriarchs and they have always shared their attention equally amongst all the little babies which has helped to settle the new babies into their new little group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Kamok and Ashaka have been trying to get his attention but he just doesn’t seem interested. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Today especially Lentili was in a very bad mood, she came over to Olsekki, Kauro, Kamok and Ashaka, who were playing in the mud bath happily until Lentili arrived and pushed them so hard, hurting them with her little tusks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Even Ashaka, Mbegu and Kamok joined in on this game, they trumpeted with their squeaky trumpets in excitement and played with the warthogs for about an hour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2014   
Ashaka and Kamok were a little livelier today, however they still aren’t responding as well as they should to their milk and food. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  September  2014  Kamok and Ashaka have worryingly been very dull and miserable, they are both not interested in feeding and have lost their appetite for milk completely. (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  Recently we have noticed that Kamok is taking on all of Kithaka’s tendencies, even pushing little children who stand by the line, luckily Kamok isn’t too strong yet so no damage is caused. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Mbegu and Kamok waited patiently for her so that they could all walk to their stockades together at the other end of the compound, but when they finally started to move off Dupotto refused to stop screaming until eventually she settled to her bottle in her stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  When the little elephants first saw the giraffe they were very nervous about the new arrival. Kamok’s first reaction was to run straight behind the keepers and as for Ashaka she ran straight for the bushes, this new creature in the stockades made them very nervous. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  When Ndotto went into the bush today Mbegu left her other little friends, Kauro, Kamok, Murit and Ashaka and went straight to Ndotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  The little babies came out a short while after the larger orphans had left and little Kamok also tried to push one of the film crew members over. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  Little Ndotto is looking strong; his stool is also looking a lot better which is a great sign. Later on in the day little Ndotto walked into the forest to meet up with the other little babies, he was welcomed very warmly by Kamok and Ashaka. (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  She was welcomed very warmly by Kamok, Ashaka, Mbegu, Kauro and Murit, although Kauro tried to chase her and mount her but that’s just typical naughty boy Kauro! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2014   
Suswa, Mashariki and Arruba, the big girls in our orphan herd, were content spending some quality time with Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro, Mbegu and Murit, rolling around in the soil. (read more...)
view
Nursery Unit  August  2014  As soon as Kauro was let out of his stockade this morning he sprinted excitedly towards his friends Ashaka, Kamok and Mbegu who were waiting outside their stockade for him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  With so much noise, Kamok, who is another little pushy baby, charged the school pupils who were the main troublemakers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  Kamok on the other hand is so gentle and far more comfortable with the new little girl than Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  Ashaka and Kauro didn’t take any notice of the older group as they were so busy playing with each other, but Kamok, Murit and Mbegu thoroughly enjoyed all the attention Arruba was giving them as she smothered them in unconditional motherly love. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  Murit is also enjoying the company of his other little companions, Ashaka, Kauro, Mbegu and Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  l the babies got up this morning surprising excited for a new day to begin, starting with the youngest babies Mbegu, Ashaka, Kamok and Kauro who were first out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  Everyone seems to love the coconut oil except little Kamok and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2014  uring the keeper’s lunch break, little, but naughty, Kamok and Kauro went off chasing warthogs in amongst the trees. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  uswa went on to greet Kamok, Ashaka, Kairo and Mbegu who had joined the older group to walk out together into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  specially today, had been spending her days fully attached to Arruba whom has frequently sneaked away from her group to join Kamok Ashaka, Kairo and Mbegu, and now with Oltayoni joining Arruba on all her mischievous missions. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  Arruba was a little put out as both Ashaka and Mbegu sucked on Zongoloni’s ears whilst Kauro and Kamok stood by her side! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  She had joined the four smallest orphans as they enjoyed soil dusting. Ashaka and Kamok rolled about on the earth whilst Mbegu and Kauro stood close by their keepers, dusting themselves happily. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  As the morning was a very chilly one the keepers decided to keep the little ones Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro and Mbegu inside their stables. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  She then stayed close to the keepers taking care of Kauro, Ashaka, Mbegu and Kamok for the rest of the session. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2014  So we were very worried when baby Kamok showed signs of sickness. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  During the 11am public viewing time, Kamok, Ashaka, Kauro and Mbegu, the little ones, were kept indoors for most of the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  After Kamok’s group had finished their bottles Kauro and Ashaka had a ‘mad moment’ running within the bushes, charging after each other and playing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  She finally now, was able to grab onto and grip Arruba as a replacement for her mother. Kamok was a bit afraid of the new arrival, she kept running away! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  Kamok did some ball kicking and rolling in the dust. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  When Murera noticed Arruba’s presence she wasn’t very happy and charged her, pushing her some distance from the babies. Kamok still prefers to stay with the Keepers rather than the older elephants. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  She really enjoyed it when Kauro climbed right on her head and rolled down to her tusks. Kamok and Ashaka also joined in but whilst Murera was down Kithaka took advantage of the situation and started to mount her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2014  The little girls, Kamok and Ashaka, rolled in the dust, which Kauro didn’t like so he tried to mount them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  New red soil had been brought in for the Public Viewing hour, which all the orphans enjoyed, including little Sokotei, who for the first time attended the public viewing hour as well as the Private 3 p.m. slot. good news at month end was that Kauro had cut his fourth baby molar, and as a result is much more lively and happy again, enjoying the company of  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  As the three small babies, Kamok, Ashaka and Kauro made their way out to join the other elephants in the morning, Rorogoi went to intercept them accompanied by Barsilinga, who greeted them warmly. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  Little Kamok, who views herself as the Mini Junior Matriarch tried to push the TV Unit away from Ashaka and Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  Little Ashaka and Kamok are now putting on weight, their sunken cheeks as a result of teething filling out and becoming rounded. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  She is again playful and happy and she and Kamok put on a good show for the midday public, enjoying a dustbath together. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2014  Tiny Kamok woke up in a happy mood, and immediately went to Ashaka’s stable door to collect her, playfully bumping into one another as they then went o Kauro’s door where they waited for his Keeper to let him out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  Since the three tiny babies have joined the noon Public Hour, Arruba, Suswa and Mashariki want to “mother them” but Kamok and Ashaka run to the Keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  The three tiny babies, overseen by little Kamok, are all doing well and putting on condition. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  Although he manages to accompany Kamok, Ashaka, and Kauro into the bush, he cannot walk far so the babies are being kept closer to home. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2014  His sunken cheeks are beginning to fill out and he is beginning to play, which is always a good sign. Kamok, Ashaka and little Kauro, who has sprouted one tooth, are all still in good shape. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  30 a.m. the Keepers prepared a dustbath for the four little babies – Kamok, Asanja, Olodare and Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  He loves the Keepers more than the other three babies,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014  Kamok was in a playful mood today, running around the other small babies, expressing her joy at feeling better now that she is through teething. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2014   (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  He was warmly welcomed by Kamok, Olodare and Ashaka, although Kauro was more interested in his Keepers than the other babies, constantly playing with their dust-coats. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Kamok and Ashaka are becoming very playful, and having come through the teething, are developing their specific characters. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  The three smallest babies,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  Kamok, Ashaka and Olodare missed little Mackinnon, searching for him around the compound. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2014  The three smallest calves, Kamok, Ashaka, Olodare and Mackinnon have all been teething, and have lost a lot of body condition as a result. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  Having cut her first set of molars, Kamok is now gaining weight again, and is much more playful and active. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  Within the infant group, little Mackinnon is very attached to Kamok who is the miniscule Matriarch of the baby set, always gentle and caring of the other smaller calves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  Today the four smallest orphans (Kamok, Ashaka, Olodare and MacKinnon woke up happier. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  There was celebration when the first four molars broke through the gum of Kamok, Olodare, and Ashaka, while little MacKinnon has yet to begin his teething ordeal. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2013  Kamok now has her 4 first teeth, but Olodare and Ashaka are still teething and struggling, having lost body condition as usual. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2013  After the public viewing she leaves her group to join the babies and check up on Kamok, Olodare and Ashaka, who love having her attention. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2013  Surprisingly, Lima lima did not appear to miss Laragai, which is unusual. Baby Kamok has been very playful today, chasing after a hatching of new baby warthogs and playing in the soil, something she has not done for a long time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2013  Mshindi, Shujaa and Kamok, all of whom are teething, are holding up, with Mshindi and Shujaa not doing as well as Kamok(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2013  Little Kamok was very playful today, chasing warthogs with ears out, even though she is not much bigger than them! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2013  Poor baby Empaash is not well today, and remained behind in his stable with a Keeper when Kamok, Mshindi and Shujaa made their way out today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  m. out in the field, the Baby Group enjoyed playing in loose red soil, the three latest arrivals encouraged by  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  Both went out into the bush to join up with Kamok and Empaash where they spent a happy day as a miniature Baby Group of 3 little boys and one baby girl. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  Kamok is very happy to have another baby of similar age with whom to play. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2013  Baby Kamok is doing well having had an infusion of Elephant Plasma. (read more...) view
 

Search By Keyword:

View Keeper's Diary By Month
 


The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust   P.O. Box 15555 Nairobi Kenya

Copyright © 1999-2017, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy