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12/24/2017 

Laragai and her group spent the better part of the night wandering around outside. When they returned in the morning, they were accompanied by Orwa, Bomani, Vuria and Narok. The orphans were let out and the entire herd walked out to browse. Shortly later, they were joined by Mutara's group. Garzi picked a fight with Sities which went on for quite some time until Garzi gave up and moved to Kanjoro, thinking that he would be able to defeat him. However, Kanjoro fought tooth and nail to make sure that he wasn't defeated by Garzi. Garzi surrendered when the going got too tough for him. Turkwel settled to feed with Siangiki and from time to time stopped feeding to have a brief chat with her. Enkikwe settled to browse with Karisa while Maramoja settled to feed with Rapa.

At mud bath time, Ukame was annoyed by Rapa, Pare and Maramoja when heading for their milk, as they ran faster than her leaving her behind. After having her milk, Ukame decided to teach Maramoja and Rapa a lesson by trying to run after them so as to push them. Maramoja and Rapa had already read what was in Ukame's mind and as soon as they had their milk, they walked far away from Ukame. When they saw her approaching in a charging mood, Rapa and Maramoja disappeared so fast such that all Ukame saw was a cloud of dust left behind! Naseku, Roi, Tusuja and Dupotto enjoyed a cooling mud bath in a drying water hole north east of the mud bath. In the afternoon, Kauro scared his friends when he pretended to hear or see something scary, and ran towards the keepers. The rest of the herd ran behind him. When he got close to the keepers, Kauro stopped and started feeding as if nothing had happened! His intention was to be close to his keepers and his trick worked since all his friends had escorted him there.
 

Garzi picked a fight with Sities


Turkwel and Siangiki


Garzi playing with Kanjoro


Kauro leading the group

12/20/2017 

Soon after the juniors had their morning milk, the independent Karisa led the way out as the rest of the team followed behind him. When the orphans walked out into the Park to browse, they were joined by Mutara and her group. Garzi, who is nearly joining the wild, tackled Kanjoro in a pushing game that lasted for quite some time. At long last Kanjoro gave up and left to join his group who by then, had parted with the juniors and were heading towards Kalovoto. The orphans had a quiet morning feeding without any major observation. At mud bath time, Dupotto led Maramoja and Rapa in the first group while Pare checked in with the second group. Though the weather was chilly, Kamok and Oltaiyoni led the group to wade through the mud bath water. A wild bull that arrived scared Rapa, Maramoja and Pare when it trumpeted, trying to scare away the keepers. Pare, Maramoja and Rapa ran towards the keepers as they had not heard such a loud noise from a bigger elephant for a very long time. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area where Dupotto spent a lot of time feeding with Lemoyian.  

Karisa leading the way out


Orphans at the mud bath


Dupotto and Lemoyian

12/15/2017 

Mutara’s group have become our regular visitors in the morning, and today they joined the orphans soon after they were let out. Garzi loves challenging his seniors, and tackled Kanjoro in a pushing game that went on for quite some time. Barsilinga tackled the no nonsense Sities, but quit when the going got tough. Kainuk settled to browse with Namalok as she tried to get to know him better, as Turkwel engaged Tusuja in light pushing game. Siangiki had an itchy neck and used a nearby tree to scratch it. Naseku, Galla and Karisa teamed up to browse. Sirimon settled to browse with Kauro as Kainuk moved to have a chat with Garzi. At milk feeding time, Shukuru and Sapalan didn't bother to have their milk but changed direction to a small water hole close to the mud bath where they settled for a cool-off exercise. After mud bath time, Sapalan settled to feed with the big boys Kithaka and Barsilinga and in the evening, Galla and Tusuja wound up the day's activities by engaging in a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw.  

Barsilinga playing with Sities


Kainuk and Namalok


Siangiki scratching her neck


Naskeu, Galla and Karisa browsing

12/13/2017 

Mutara’s group and another Ex Orphan group led by Wendi consisting of Lenana, Challa, Ithumbah, Makireti, Kasigau, Chaimu and Kilaguni arrived at the stockade compound early before dawn. Wiva was still not with Wendi. It's hard to tell if Wiva, who is now two years and two months, has decided to leave her mother while in the comfort of being with her other nannies, or it Wendi who has abandoned her baby, but we are sure it is a temporary separation. The juniors briefly settled for lucerne with the Ex Orphans were Wendi settled to feed with Namalok. Kithaka walked a distance away, then rumbled calling his friends to follow him, and they all followed leaving the Ex Orphans enjoying the lucerne. Oltaiyoni settled to browse with Ukame while Tusuja teamed up with Sokotei. Later, Kauro moved to feed with Sokotei, while Namalok took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. At milk feeding time, Sapalan, who shows almost no interest in his milk anymore, headed straight to enjoy a cooling mud bath as the keepers tried in vain to coax him to come for his milk. Mutara, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk, Suguta, Kanjoro, Kilaguni, and Chaimu joined the orphans. Mutara later escorted the juniors to browse, then returned to join her own older group. The orphans settled to browse on the western side of Ithumba Hill. Galla briefly played with Boromoko, as the rest of the herd concentrated on browsing.  

Mutara's group coming into the stockade


Challa and Wendi


Kithaka calling his friends


Sapalan leading Turkwel and Suguta

12/3/2017 

Mulika and Mwende in the company of Mutara and Narok’s groups were at the stockade compound to welcome the juniors out this morning. Tusuja entwined his trunk with Narok in morning greetings while Shukuru said hello to her long time friend Mutara. Boromoko joined Kanjoro in an anticipation of learning new pushing techniques, by engaging him in a strength testing exercise. The cool and cautious Karisa, who dislikes being pushed by his friends, settled for a scratching game on the edge of the water trough. Enkikwe briefly engaged Kainuk in a pushing game that he quickly lost. Siangiki, who is Enkikwe's friend, took over from him and engaged Kainuk in a light pushing game. Mutara, on the other hand, warned Garzi of the serious consequences if he dared come close to requesting a pushing game.

Naseku took a break from feeding to scratch her belly on a nearby rock. Enkikwe settled to feed with Siangiki while Olsekki settled to feed with Sirimon. On their way to the mud bath, the orphans came across some water that they decided to cool off in, before heading to the mud bath where they were joined by Ex Orphans Galana, baby Gawa, Lenana, Lualeni, Challa, Rapsu, Sidai, Ishanga and Meibai. Naseku assigned herself the duty of taking care of Gawa and even left with Galana and her group. Later the keepers went to search for Naseku and when they found her, she was very reluctant to leave Gawa as she wanted to be her older sister. Naseku protested by trumpeting and charging to the nearby thickets as she made her way back to join the dependent group.
 

Shukuru says hello to Mutara


Kanjoro plays with Boromoko


Siangiki playing with Kainuk


Mutara warning Garzi

 

 

 

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