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Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Boromoko, the gentle boy, left his stockade with a branch in his mouth that was quickly taken away by Kanjoro who, together with the Ex Orphans, were relaxing outside the stockade waiting for lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Mutara, Kanjoro, Kainuk, Turkwel, Sities, Suguta, Chaimu and Kilaguni spent the night just outside the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Shortly later, Mutara’s group checked and Kanjoro approached Sirimon as if to ask if he could share his pile of lucerne, which Sirimon obliged. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Later the orphans were joined by Mutara and Narok’s groups. Kanjoro had a brief strength testing exercise with Garzi while Mutara greeted Shukuru before settling to feed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Yatta and her group headed west of the stockade while the juniors headed east. Kanjoro and Garzi briefly had a strength testing exercise before parting ways. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Mutara and her group joined the orphans for lucerne shortly after they were let out and Kanjoro briefly engaged Garzi in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Sirimon kept himself busy by playing with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  When the babies were let out of the stockades after their milk, Galla met with Kanjoro and they entwined their trunks in morning greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Having joined the others Kitirua began playing with Kanjoro and later engaged Barsilinga in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kainuk and Kanjoro were so happy and relaxed that they crossed their back legs in a show of satisfaction. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Barsilinga and Mutara engaged in a pushing game whilst Garzi tested his strength against Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Lemoyian started his day's activities by riding on Olsekki while Tusuja tackled Kanjoro to try and enhance his pushing skills. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Lemoyian had a brief strength testing exercise with Kalama as Kanjoro settled for a pushing game with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Shortly later Kalama, Kibo, Kilaguni, Chaimu, Chemi Chemi, Suguta, Kanjoro, Kainuk, Turkwel, Sities and Mutara showed up at mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later, Olsekki tried to settle scores with Sirimon through a pushing game while Garzi engaged Kanjoro in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Olsekki quit the soil dusting game and walked to meet Sirimon where they briefly enjoyed a strength testing exercise.  
 
At the mud bath the orphans were joined by Galana and her group consisting of her baby Gawa, Zurura, Kenze, a wild orphan, Loijuk, Lualeni, a wild bull, Mutara, Kanjoro, Sities, Kainuk, Suguta and Turkwel. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  June  2017  After leaving the stockades in the morning, the orphans were joined by Mutara, Kanjoro, Sities, Suguta Turkwel, Kainuk, Chemi Chemi, Murka, Kalama and Kibo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Garzi had a strength testing exercise with Kanjoro while Boromoko played with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Orwa played with Olare while Kanjoro tackled Kalama as Bongo settled to play with Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Olare and Mutara’s herds. Only Siangiki, Olsekki, Garzi and Kanjoro participated in wallowing at the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Sities played with Chemi Chemi while Wanjala settled for soil dusting. Kanjoro played with Murka as the wild orphan kept on raising her ears whenever she spotted a keeper. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later in the mid morning, Mutara, Sities, Suguta, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Kainuk showed up close to the stockade in the company of the senior Ex Orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  The two groups shared the lucerne peacefully and thereafter headed for browsing together. Kanjoro and Garzi spent some time in a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Mutara’s group that consists of six members namely Suguta, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk and Kanjoro in the company of Ex Orphan bull Rapsu, a wild orphan and two other wild elephants joined the orphans for lucerne in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  They were Mutara and Makireti’s group. They joined them to eat lucerne with Kanjoro scratching on the rocks with Lemoyian separately, while the others ate lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Shortly later, the juniors were joined by Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Turkwel, Kanjoro and Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  On their way to the browsing field, Kanjoro engaged Garzi to a pushing game while Kilaguni had strength testing exercise with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Kanjoro briefly engaged Kithaka to a light pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Soon when they settled for lucerne, the orphans were joined by Mutara and her group. Garzi and Kanjoro had a brief strength testing exercise as Orwa and Tusuja settled for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The orphans settled for lucerne soon after leaving the stockade where they were joined by Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Kanjoro, Kainuk and Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Mutara, Kanjoro, Turkwel, Kainuk, Sities, Suguta and Kasigau reported to the stockade compound early before dawn. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Mutara, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk, Kanjoro, Suguta, Makireti, Kilabasi, Chaimu and Kilaguni were outside the stockade early before the juniors were let out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Kanjoro, Kainuk and Turkwel were at the stockade compound early before dawn. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  In the evening, Kanjoro played with Boromoko and later Mutara’s group escorted the juniors back to the stockades. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Finally Orwa surrendered when Kilaguni attempted to climb on him. Orwa moved to play with Chaimu and later with Kanjoro but ended up losing all the contests to the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Kainuk joined the juniors and together enjoyed playing in the running waters. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  In the afternoon, the orphans were briefly joined by Mutara and her group. Kanjoro settled to feed with Barsilinga as Lemoyian continuously flapped his ears to cool off. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Mutara, Suguta, Turkwel, Kainuk, Sities and Kanjoro reported to the stockade compound early in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  utara’s group arrived in the stockade compound this evening with, Sities, Suguta, Kanjoro, Kainuk and Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  They met Mutara’s group in the bush consisting of Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk, Suguta, Kanjoro and Kilaguni, Chaimu and Ishanga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Gawa was most active and was playing with Suguta, Kanjoro and finally with Sities. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  In the stockade we had Mutara's group with Suguta, Kanjoro and Sities. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Kithaka and Lemoyian engaged each other in a pushing game that ended when Kanjoro passed by and pushed the two boys out of his way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Bongo and Bomani were bold enough to join the bulls in drinking water. After mud bath, Kanjoro engaged Barsilinga in a pushing game and later played with Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Laragai challenged Kalama while Teleki played with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016   
After feeding on lucerne, Mutara’s group escorted the juniors to the browsing field. Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game that ended when Teleki decided to surrender. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  July  2016  n the stockades we had a wild group with Mutara herd comprised of Suguta, Turkwel, Kainuk, Sities and Kanjoro who drunk water and left. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Vuria engaged Kilabasi in a pushing game which he lost, while Narok played with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Kilaguni, Chaimu, Kilabasi, Kibo, Kasigau, Ishanga, Mutara, Kanjoro, Turkwel, Kainuk, Sities, Suguta and Makireti were all sleeping outside the stockade after arriving in the dead of the night. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  It was a quiet morning today and the orphans had their breakfast peacefully; they were all happily and peacefully enjoying the lucerne when Suguta’s group of Ex Orphans comprised of Sities, Mutara, Turkwel, Kainuk and Kanjoro came in. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Lemoyian tackled Bomani as Narok played with Bongo. At the browsing field, Bongo played with Vuria as Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  At mud bath time, the juniors were joined by Mutara’s group and twenty wild bulls. Kanjoro had pushing game with Narok that ended quite quickly when Narok surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  They drank water and left. Suguta’s group of six including herself, Mutara, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk and Kanjoro came in too and they drank water and stayed around for some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Mutara’s group, consisting of Mutara, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk, Suguta and Kanjoro, had spent the night just outside the stockade and joined the juniors for lucerne early in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  The orphans had a quiet morning until mud bath time where they were again joined by the Ex Orphans and fifteen wild bulls. Laragai had a part time job of babysitting Wiva while Kithaka stood behind a wild bull to smell him, before heading for soil dusting. Teleki spent some time learning new pushing tactics from Zurura while Makena engaged Orwa in a strength testing exercise as Kanjoro played with Kalama. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Lemoyian tackled Bomani as Narok played with Bongo. At the browsing field, Bongo played with Vuria as Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  The sky was clear which was an indication of a hot day ahead. The two groups settled for lucerne and thereafter Kanjoro engaged Teleki in a morning strength testing exercise as Mutara played with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Mutara and her group joined the juniors at the stockade compound where Kanjoro engaged Teleki in a pushing game as Narok played with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Orwa spend some time playing with Mwende while Teleki tried to learn some pushing tactics from Kinna. Ololoo played with Kanjoro as Tomboi played with a wild boy that was present. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Kanjoro briefly engaged Orwa in a pushing game while Vuria and his playmate Bongo browsed together without starting their usual pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Shukuru kept herself busy by scratching her ear against Barsilinga while Narok relaxed her trunk on Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Shortly later the juniors were joined by Mutara, Suguta, Turkwel, Kainuk, Sities and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  In the evening, the juniors were joined by Mutara, Kanjoro, Sities, Kainuk, Turkwel and Suguta. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  As soon as they came out Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game while Kasigau enjoyed climbing on Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Kanjoro was with them as well as one wild bull. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  After the mudbath he followed part of Suguta’s group including Mutara, Sities, Kanjoro and one wild bull. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Later Ololoo quit the game and went to challenge Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  When the mud bath was nearly over, Mutara’s group that consists of Mutara, Sities, Kanjoro, Turkwel, Kainuk and Suguta reported in. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade, the juniors were joined by Suguta, Turkwel, Kanjoro and Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  The courageous Laragai followed Yetu to her mother. Yatta then intervened and stopped the two girls from fighting. Kanjoro engaged Teleki in a pushing game before parting ways. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  At mud bath time, only Shukuru, Kanjoro, Bongo, Teleki, Sities, Kilabasi, Makireti and Kasigau participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Orwa briefly engaged Kanjoro into a strength testing exercise as Bongo and Vuria did a warm up exercise in the form of a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  On the way to the mud wallow, the orphans were joined by Mutara and her group. Only Kanjoro and Bongo participated in wallowing, the rest opted for red soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  Later in the day, the orphans came across a small pool of water that they enjoyed using to cool down. The orphans were joined briefly by Taita for the afternoon mud bath. Taita left soon having enough of the mud bath. In the evening, on their way back to the stockade, the orphans were joined by the newly formed group of Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2016  The orphans settled for lucerne immediately after leaving the stockade. A few minutes later, Tomboi, Mutara, Kanjoro, Sities, Kainuk, Suguta, Turkwel and Kainuk joined the juniors for lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Orwa and Kithaka had a brief moment of strength testing that saw Kithaka surrender to Orwa. Orwa then moved to tackle Kanjoro and their pushing game went on for a long time until it ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Mutara 's group includes Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk, Suguta and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Bongo and Vuria engaged each other into a pushing game that didn't last long as Kanjoro intervened by pushing Bongo away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  A short while later the orphans were joined by Makireti, Kasigau, Kilabasi, Chaimu, Kilaguni, Suguta, Mutara, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  The herd settled to share lucerne together and a short while later Chaimu, Mutara, Sities, Kanjoro, Kainuk, Turkwel and Suguta arrived. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  The keepers did not realise that the group, now consisting of Chaimu, Mutara, Suguta, Kanjoro and Sities, were on a recruiting mission; this would not become apparent until later in the day! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  At mud bath time only Teleki, Laragai, Vuria, Mutara, Kanjoro and Sities participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Bongo and Vuria had a good time as they tussled in the water. Kanjoro and Garzi joined Barsilinga in soil dusting and thereafter headed back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  The orphans however headed to the bush to browse.  
 
In the bush, Mutara, Kanjoro and Suguta came in to join the group. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  March  2016  The group later walked to the bush to browse. Kanjoro, Mutara and Suguta joined the group when they came across a small dam of water and started playing in it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Vuria was testing the strength of his usual partner Bongo, Laragai with Garzi, Orwa with Kanjoro, Lemoyian with Kithaka and Bomani with Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Mutara, Suguta and Kanjoro have been spending time away from the stockades as they grow more independent. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  At the mudbath only Teleki, Bongo and Kanjoro enjoyed a good wallow whilst the rest stood at the edge of the mudbath drinking and watching the three boys. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  After mud bath Kanjoro engaged Ex Orphan Meibei in a pushing game but he lost to Meibei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  In the mudbath, Vuria, Bongo, Mutara, Suguta and Kanjoro played peacefully without disturbance from either the ex-orphans or wild elephants. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Kanjoro, Mutara and Suguta joined the orphans in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  Kanjoro, Mutara and Suguta joined the juniors on the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  At mud bath time the temperature was moderate and only Kilaguni, Makireti, Bongo, Kanjoro, Teleki, Kilabasi and Garzi participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2016  At the browsing field, the orphans were joined by Suguta, Kanjoro and Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Olare led the group to Kone area where the herd settled to browse. Orwa played with Kanjoro as Turkwel spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  On the way to the browsing field, the juniors were joined by Mutara, Kanjoro and Suguta. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Kibo left Garzi and walked to help Chemi Chemi push Orwa away. Kanjoro engaged Olare in a pushing game but he was overpowered by Olare and quit the game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  The juniors were joined by Mutara, Kanjoro and Suguta. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Kanjoro briefly engaged Kainuk in a pushing game and after, when Orwa lost to Kasigau, Orwa went to comfort himself by engaging Kanjoro in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Makireti, Ololoo, Kilaguni, Kilabasi, Kasigau, Mutara, Suguta, Kanjoro and Ishanga were at the stockade compound early in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  The orphans only drank their milk and water and led by Shukuru they headed back to the browsing field. Kanjoro and Bongo had a brief strength testing exercise before Orwa intervened by picking on Kanjoro to have a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016   
At mud bath time, the sun was very hot and Teleki, Garzi, Bongo, Kanjoro, Mutara, Suguta, Narok and Turkwel had a spectacular time wallowing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2016  At mud bath time the sun was really hot and Bongo, Teleki, Kanjoro, Vuria, Garzi and Suguta swam in the water for a long time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  At mud bath the weather was cloudy and only Bongo the ‘water boy’ and Kanjoro wallowed in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  An hour later, the orphans were joined by Suguta, Kanjoro and Mutara and the three semi-wild ones were welcomed by Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Narok browsed close to Kanjoro and from time to time kept on asking Kanjoro questions by inserting her trunk in Kanjoro’s mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  An hour after leaving the stockade the juniors were joined by Mutara, Suguta, and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Whilst browsing, Lemoyian played with Laragai while Garzi tested his strength with Narok. Bongo tackled Kanjoro and when he lost he went to comfort himself by scratching against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  The orphans settled to browse on the western side of the Ithumba Hill where they were joined by Kanjoro, Suguta and Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Lemoyian is the smallest elephant in the group and try as he might he could not beat Bomani whom he was trying to mount. He later tried some stealth tactics and jumped onto Bomani when he was unaware.  
 
Later in the morning Orwa had a brief strength testing exercise with Vuria as Kainuk and Bomani scratched their ears against some nearby trees while Kanjoro spent some time soil dusting. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade Teleki engaged Kanjoro in a pushing game that went on for quite some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Before the orphans made their way to the mudbath they were joined by Kilaguni, Ishanga, Kanjoro, Mutara and Suguta. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Despite it being a hot day only Kanjoro joined Orok for a mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Later in the day, the juniors were joined by Mutara, Kanjoro, Suguta, and Ishanga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade Orwa saw it wise to engage Kanjoro in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kithaka came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly. Kanjoro, Mutara and Suguta joined the juniors at around seven o'clock in the morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Orwa entwined trunks with Sities and Kainuk in morning greeting but when he got to Kanjoro, the greetings changed to a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Orwa then quit playing with Bomani decided to tussle with Kanjoro for some time, until their game ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kanjoro, Suguta and Mutara were outside the stockades in the morning and Orwa walked over to Kanjoro and they entwined their trunks in greeting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kithaka shared his food with Kanjoro, Barsilinga with Vuria, Laragai with Teleki, Bomani with Narok and Kainuk with Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Later in the day Kanjoro had differences with Teleki which they resolved by pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  They decided to sort out their differences by play-fighting. Only Kilaguni, Kanjoro, Kasigau, Bongo and Chaimu decided to wallow in the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  At mud bath time, Orwa and Kanjoro had a light strength testing game that didn't last for long. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  In the browsing field, Orwa and Barsilinga had a light strength testing exercise. Later Barsilinga walked over to Kanjoro and engaged him in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  There Turkwel played with Orwa as Vuria made himself comfortable in a thick bush so dense that only his head could be seen, while he happily enjoyed its green leaves. Later Kithaka came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly. At mud bath time, Shukuru refused to take her milk and only Bongo, Vuria, Teleki, Narok, Barsilinga, Bomani, Orwa, Ishanga, Kanjoro and Suguta participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Mutara, Ishanga and Suguta joined the juniors to browse. Kanjoro and Bongo engaged one another in a pushing game that saw Bongo lose. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  After the conversation, the duo settled for a soil dusting exercise. Kanjoro who was feeding a few metres away was attracted by the soil dusting game and stopped feeding to join in as well. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade the orphans, led by Kanjoro, headed straight to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  It the browsing field, the boys lined up to challenge Ololoo. First was Bongo then Vuria and Kanjoro finished the games. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  The naughty Madiba then instead threatened to push them. The orphans quickly moved away leaving Teleki attempting to challenge Madiba. Teleki couldn't withstand Madiba’s strength and so he had no option other than to withdraw and use his legs to escape!  
 
In the bush Lemoyian teamed up with Kithaka to browse as Laragai browsed with Kanjoro(read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Later Kilabasi shifted to play with Orwa as Kasigau played with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  When the orphans left their stockade Kanjoro led the way straight to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  At the browsing field, Kanjoro and Teleki briefly engaged one another in a play fight. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Orwa was scratching on Laragai in a fun game but Laragai ignored him so Kanjoro came over and started playing with him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  A number of them started scratching on the rocks in different styles, beginning with Kithaka, Teleki, Orwa, Barsilinga, Kainuk, Turkwel and Kanjoro while Bongo and Vuria had a play fight nearby. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Barsilinga played with Bomani, while Orwa tackled Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Kanjoro and Teleki spent some time in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  In the afternoon, Orwa and Kanjoro had a pushing game that lasted for some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  The weather was chilly and the orphans settled to browse on the eastern side of the stockade. Orwa and Kanjoro spent some time in a strength testing exercise as Teleki scratched his belly against a bent tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2016  Later in the afternoon, Bongo and Kanjoro had a brief strength testing exercise while Barsilinga and Narok felt the heat of the day and decided to relax under a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Soon after leaving the stockade in the morning, Kanjoro and Kithaka led the way straight to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  She walked down and leaned against the only remaining acacia tree in the stockade compound. When Kanjoro and Barsilinga were out, they started their day by greeting one another in the form of a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Kithaka and Kanjoro didn't stop at the stockade compound but headed straight to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Vuria and Teleki had a brief strength testing exercise before proceeding to the mud bath. At mud bath time only Kanjoro, Mutara and Bongo participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Lemoyian browsed with Suguta and Kanjoro, Teleki with Bongo and Sities with Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Today, it was Kanjoro’s turn to be hounded for lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Orwa picked a piece of lucerne and moved away from his friends so as to enjoy it without any disturbance. Once Kanjoro had finished his share, he proceeded to move towards Orwa to have some of his as well. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  In the browsing field, Kanjoro threatened to push Barsilinga when Barsilinga came to feed close to him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Barsilinga and Shukuru decided to scratch their bottoms on the nearby rocks while Kanjoro and Teleki had a brief strength testing exercise that ended quickly when Teleki surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Suguta who was standing close to Bongo, seized the opportunity to use Bongo’s back as a dining table. Shortly later, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field followed by Kithaka and Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Teleki engaged Kainuk in a strength testing exercise that he ended up losing. Kanjoro challenged Orwa but their game ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  At mud bath time, Lemoyian led the first group to the mud bath while Vuria led the second group and Kanjoro led the last group which consists of the older orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  After mud bath, Kanjoro led the way back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Led by Kanjoro, they walked straight to the browsing field where Kithaka started his day’s activities by scratching on fallen trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  He scattered the ball and happily walked out to join his friends. Outside the stockade, Kanjoro shared lucerne with Kainuk while Narok took some time to play a lone game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Shortly later, Orwa engaged Suguta in a light pushing game while Kanjoro played with Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  In the afternoon Kithaka came across a suitable tree that he used to lean on as he enjoyed feeding on green leaves. Kanjoro, who was feeding close to Suguta tried to feed on some leaves that Suguta had an interest in. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Orwa did this by lightly stepping on their heads and pushing them under, but Kanjoro refused stretching his trunk towards Orwa warning him not to even try, and the message seemed to get through. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Orwa and Kanjoro engaged one another in strength testing games that ended up in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  Led by Kanjoro, the orphans headed straight to the browsing field with no dilly dalling around the stockades today. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  The orphans briefly settled for Lucerne before being led away by Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2015  They testing the strength of each others tusks it seemed. Barsilinga and Kanjoro had their last scratch, rubbing their bums up and down against huge granite boulders before they headed off into the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Kainuk climbed up a rock and started feasting from the top while Kanjoro enjoyed a good scratch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Once there the majority of them led by Mutara, the matriarch, wallowed peacefully in the mudhole. We had Bongo, Kanjoro, Vuria, Teleki, Laragai, Sities, Kainuk and Garzi there too. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Bongo, Kithaka and Garzi found a water pool and started playing in it. Laragai, Bomani and Kanjoro started rolling on the ground as they scoop and tossed soil in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Vuria started mounting Barsilinga whilst wallowing in the mudhole. They were later joined by Bongo, Laragai, Garzi, Kanjoro, Suguta and Sities. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  A short while later it started raining and the elephants became much more active than before. Sities, Kanjoro, Lemoiyan, Vuria, Bongo, Narok, Mutara, Orwa and Teleki played much vigorously in a small water pool that had formed in the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Bomani was kicking Kanjoro's head while playing, and then they all headed to the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  They started feasting on lucerne and Kanjoro began his morning by scratching on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  In the bush, Kanjoro was browsing next to Bongo, most of the time they are together similar to Barsilinga and Kithaka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  A bit later on Bongo was the first one to open the way to the mudhole for swimming. He was then followed by Kanjoro, Mutara, Sities, Shukuru, Vuria and Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  However the obvious Bongo, Mutara, Vuria, Kithaka and Kanjoro went into the mud and played for some time before coming out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2015  Mutara, Vuria and Sities came back slowly to the mudhole but Vuria hesitated to jump in. Kanjoro, Bongo and Garzi were walking to the top of the embankment dug beside the mudhole so as to reach some branches from a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  At one point Kanjoro, Barsilinga, Bomani and Lemoyian drew water from their stomachs and sprayed it behind their ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse at Kanziku area. Kanjoro teamed up with Bongo in browsing while Sities kept close to her friend Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  At mud bath time, Shukuru spent some time suckling her trunk soon after drinking her milk. Kanjoro and Orwa had a brief strength testing exercise before getting in the mud. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Kainuk teamed up with Lemoyian, Barsilinga and Kithaka in browsing. Bongo and Kanjoro browsed far away from their friends. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Shortly after that, Rapsu left to undisclosed location while Kanjoro led his friends to Kanziku area were they settled to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Lemoyian was the first one to leave the stockade followed by Narok. As the orphans waited for lucerne, Narok and Lemoyian kept themselves busy by scratching their buttocks on the nearby rocks as Kanjoro and Teleki entwined their trunks in greeting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Kanjoro entwined his trunk with Makena in greeting while Ololoo tried to bully Barsilinga by attempting to mount him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After drinking enough, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After drinking water, Orwa and Kanjoro engaged each other in a play fight. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  The orphans settled to browse at Kone area where Suguta shared browsing with Turkwel, Kanjoro with Mutara, whilst Orwa took some time to scratch his ears against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Since the weather was chilly, the juniors did not mud wallow but opted for soil dusting instead. Kanjoro played with Sities while Garzi played Barsilinga and Turkwel played with Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Orwa engaged Sities in a strength testing exercise, Vuria played with Kanjoro whilst Garzi tackled Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  The juniors settled for lucerne just outside the stockade. Barsilinga shared lucerne with Kanjoro, Lemoyian fed close to Narok as Laragai took a piece of lucerne and moved some metres away where she enjoyed feeding without disturbance. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Kithaka went straight to a scratching rock that he really loves. Lemoyian joined Kainuk in feeding on lucerne while Kanjoro stood on three legs, totally relaxed, whilst eating. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After feeding on the lucerne, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Barsilinga kept himself busy by scratching on the nearby rocks while Kanjoro had a brief pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  After mud bath, Bomani and Garzi settled for soil dusting as Kanjoro led the way back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  Kanjoro and Bongo, who had arrived very late the previous night, opted to stand just outside the gate with Rapsu. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2015  They were led by Narok who was the first one to leave. As they settled down to eat lucerne a group of wild elephants helped themselves to water at the stockade water troughs. It was a day that the orphans seemed to be doing things in pairs. Soon after feeding on lucerne, Shukuru paired up with Barsilinga to drink water, and as soon as the orphans were out in the browsing field, Kanjoro teamed up with Bongo to go and feed far away from the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Ololoo was browsing next to Bongo and was enjoying a ‘rubbing shoulders’ game. Kanjoro later join them and the whole group started walking towards the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Bongo was the most playful with Kanjoro and Kithaka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  We gave them lucerne to keep them busy in the meantime. Bongo and Kanjoro tried to escape and walk away from the others but they remained in ear shot of the group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Kanjoro and Orwa started play fighting while Teleki, while Garzi and Turkwel sheltered under a tree before they all returned to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Ololoo interacted with the fellow boys, Kanjoro, Orwa and Vuria in playing pushing games. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Teleki joined Rapsu in soil bathing and later Kanjoro picked a fight with Ololoo after Ololoo had finished playing with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  It was peaceful and quiet as the orphans fed without any disturbance from outsiders. Later, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  As temperatures continued skyrocketing, Sities,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Only the ex-orphans participated in wallowing. Ololoo engaged Orwa in a pushing game and later tackled Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  In the browsing field, Kanjoro wanted to put into practice what he had seen in the morning with the two wild bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Kithaka refused totally and ran to soil dusting where he was joined by Barsilinga. Kanjoro, Mutara, Kainuk and Narok were using the hard way of getting out of the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Bomani surrendered and eventually gave way to Orwa. Sities and Kanjoro spent some time browsing together and later, Sities shifted and joined Kainuk in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  Only two wild bulls reported for water and were joined by Kanjoro and Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2015  At 11am, the temperature was moderate and only Kanjoro, Teleki, Bongo, Vuria and Laragai participated in any wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  After eleven o’clock milk, the weather was still cloudy and only Bongo and Kanjoro participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The temperature was very hot and Barsilinga, Turkwel, Orwa, Mutara, Bomani and Kanjoro took refuge under different trees that had nice shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The juniors settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area where Shukuru, Sities and Kanjoro spent some time relaxing under trees with good shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  She tried as much as possible to unlock the gate and finally she succeed in letting her group out. As Mutara and Kanjoro headed straight to feed on leftovers of the previous evening, Laragai, Bongo, Kainuk, Turkwel and Sities could not go without their morning milk and therefore lined up along the spring gate of the main entrance facing Shukuru and her groups stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  After having enough lucerne the juniors were led away by Turkwel.  
 
On arriving at the browsing field Kanjoro, Laragai and Lemoyian teamed up in playing with the soil. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Rapsu shared water with the juniors and later walked down to mud wallow. This encouraged Bongo and Kanjoro who also joined Rapsu in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Noticeable were Mwende's dad that was treated few days ago and Half Trunk. In the afternoon Bomani, Vuria, Laragai and Kanjoro spent some time in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  In the field Lemoyian browsed close to Orwa as Sities spent time browsing with her friend Garzi. Kanjoro fed far away from his friends and only rejoined them at the time of going to the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Garzi, Shukuru and Vuria walked up to a small rocky hill that had nice green plants that they feasted on for some time. Kanjoro and Orwa teamed up together and browsed a short distance away from the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Sities browsed close to her friend Garzi while Orwa and Kanjoro parted slightly with their friends and went to feed some metres away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Kanjoro started knocking on his gate when he saw Lemoyian leaving. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  This was the same bull that spat water scaring Kanjoro the day before! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Garzi browsed close to his friend Sities while Kanjoro browsed close to Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  Lualeni and her group didn't hesitate but joined the juniors to get their share of the lucerne ration. Kanjoro and Orwa used the nearby rocks for scratching as their friends continued to feed on Lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  The wild boy tried to sneak and join the juniors but once he saw the keepers, he retreated and returned to drink water. Kanjoro and Laragai, passed under the only acacia tree at the stockade compound and spent some time picking the fallen acacia pods. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2015  In the morning, the far stockade that houses Mutara, Suguta, Sities, Turkwel, Bongo, Kainuk, Laragai and Kanjoro was empty. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  At mud bath time the weather was chilly and only Bongo participated in wallowing. Shukuru and Kanjoro participated in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Half Trunk remained at the water trough where he was joined by Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Vuria passed behind Kanjoro which was unfortunate as Kanjoro threw a back kick that landed on his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Kainuk fought hard with Bongo and he left with a bruised ego and settled to browse, probably planning revenge on Kainuk. Kanjoro and Barsilinga both shared a branch that they found fallen on the ground, probably broken by wild elephant in the night. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  In the evening,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  An hour later Makireti and Olare's herds parted ways with the juniors.  
 
At mud bath time only Kanjoro, Narok and Laragai participated in wallowing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Kanjoro and Barsilinga led the way to the browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Led by Kanjoro, the orphans headed straight to the browsing field soon after leaving the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  The older and more experienced Mutara won the game as Orwa surrendered. It is getting drier but Kanjoro spotted some nice grass under a fallen, dead tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Kanjoro teamed up with Barsilinga in feeding while Teleki browsed close to Kainuk and from time to time Teleki stretched his trunk to snatch some food from Kainuk's mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Soon after leaving the stockade Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Bongo was first to play in the mudhole as usual but was accompanied by Kanjoro, Teleki, Vuria, Gazi, Orwa, Shukuru and Turkwel. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian led the group to the mudbath for their milk. 
 
Bongo and Kanjoro were the only ones who went up to the waterhole – Bongo splashed water while Kanjoro just stood in the waterhole. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  July  2015  At mud bath time, the temperatures were moderate and Kanjoro, Bongo, Narok and Laragai were the only ones that participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Kanjoro led the way as the rest followed suit. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2015  Sities and her friend Garzi walked down to the water trough where they joined the bulls in drinking. Orwa walked to Kanjoro's stockade where the two exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  When the drizzling stopped, Kanjoro, Lemoyian, Kainuk and Barsilinga played with the cool soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Bomani played with Lemoyian, Bongo with Vuria while Orwa played with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Rapsu's action attracted Garzi, Bongo, Shukuru, Teleki, Kanjoro and Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Narok met with Bongo and for a short time had a strength testing game that was disrupted by Kanjoro when he went between them separating things. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Orwa started his day by engaging Turkwel in a pushing game. He then quit playing with Turkwel and headed to play with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Rapsu then escorted the juniors to the mudbath where he joined Teleki, Laragai, Garzi,Suguta, Narok, Bongo, Kanjoro and Sities in having a spectacular wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Lemoyian tried testing his strength with Bomani but Bomani was too strong for him and so surrendered pretty abruptly. Kanjoro played a pushing game with Teleki as Garzi and Bomani participated in soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  After taking water from the stockade water trough, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field where Orwa engaged Kainuk in a pushing game and Teleki played with Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  At 11am, the sun was hot and Laragai, Bongo, Garzi, Kanjoro, and Suguta participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  The weather was chilly and only Bongo, Narok, Laragai and Kanjoro participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Lemoyian felt happy and from time to time kept on scratching his ear against Kainuk in a loving gesture. Shukuru, Bongo, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Suguta walked to the nearby loose soil where they dusted themselves for some time before heading back to the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  It was a quiet morning when the orphans, led by Kanjoro, left the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  After leaving the stockade, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  Orwa shared feeding with Bomani as Lemoyian browsed with Barsilinga. Kanjoro who is bit of a loner was browsing far away from the rest which is not unusual for him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015  This is hardly surprising as they spent much time in the Nursery together. Kanjoro and Orwa started play fighting and Lemoyian and Kithaka copied them doing the bull thing of just being physical for extended periods of time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2015   
 
As the others spilled out of their stockades ready to face the day Laragai stepped on the grass that Kanjoro was intending to feed on. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Garzi was obviously feeling more confident after practicing on some tree trunks. In the browsing field, Kanjoro browsed close to Vuria when Teleki came behind Vuria and grabbed his tail. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  The orphans settled to browse at Kanziku area with Bomani staying close to Orwa, Kanjoro to Sities and Kainuk paired with Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  At mud bath time, only Shukuru, Kanjoro, Bongo, Narok, Mutara and Laragai participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  In the browsing field Kanjoro was trying to pull fresh green grass up with his trunk but when it proved difficult for him, he bent down and used his tusks to dig up the grass instead, then shook off all the soil before settling down to eat. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Later in the morning, Bongo, Narok, Laragai and Kanjoro came across some stagnated water and decided it was a good opportunity to have an early mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  It was a bit cold so only Bongo, Kanjoro, Kilabasi, Bomani, Vuria, Kasigau and Laragai played in the mudbath and then had a dust bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  The four boys Bongo, Kanjoro, Teleki and Bomani browsed together whilst Orwa started rolling on the ground and scooping up soil chunks to spray into the air and on his body. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  The juniors were joined by Makireti, Kilabasi and Kasigau and the three partially independent orphans led the juniors to the Kone dam where Kanjoro, Bongo, Kainuk and Sities wallowed for awhile as the rest concentrated on drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Kanjoro and Narok came across some water and decided to quench their thirst before going back to browsing, not wanting to get wet. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Shukuru browsed close to Kainuk as Bomani took a break from feeding to scratch one of his itchy ears against a tree. Kanjoro, Kilabasi and Narok were feeding close to the Kone dam and enjoyed an early drink of water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  When Kanjoro tried to leave the stockade before Mutara this morning, Mutara blocked his way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  t mud bath time, Bongo, Kanjoro and Vuria decided it was finally hot enjoy to enjoy a proper wallow but the rest just stood in the water and enjoyed a drink as they watched the three boys playing fully in the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field as his friends trailed behind him, not happy about the miserable weather. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  In the browsing field, Kanjoro and Teleki browsed together while Bomani teamed up with Orwa as Shukuru browsed on her own. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  When Kanjoro left the stockade he met with Orwa who was leaving the other stockade and immediately they locked their trunks ready to engage in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Vuria and Bongo are becoming firm friends and welcomed the day with their morning strength testing exercise. Kanjoro led Garzi and Bomani straight to the browsing field but the rest of the group didn’t follow until later. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Ololoo interrupted Kanjoro’s soil dusting by pushing Kanjoro away and then used the soil that Kanjoro had dug with his tusks to dust himself. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Kanjoro saw Garzi feasting on a nice green shrub and got very jealous of Garzi’s find. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2015  Vuria attempted to climb on Bongo but he resisted and turned and mounted Vuria. Orwa engaged Kanjoro in a strength testing game and after a long duel, Orwa surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  After settling on the direction, Teleki led the way heading towards Kone and the rest of the group streamed behind him. Kanjoro was not lucky as he slipped and fell on the way while trying to hurry up to catch up with the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Shukuru started the afternoon by soil dusting while Teleki just stood nearby watching. Narok who was feeding close to Kanjoro tried to snatch grass from Kanjoro's mouth but he resisted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Kanjoro headed straight to the water trough where he was joined by Orwa moments later. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Kanjoro arrived seconds later and pushed Garzi away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  At the field Kanjoro, who was in a hurry to get some nice leaves ahead of Bomani, pushed Bomani out of his way as he tried to overtake him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  The orphans left the stockade in a jovial mood that was expressed by the swinging of their trunks. Kanjoro was the first one to get to the water trough for water, followed by Turkwel and Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Soon after leaving the stockade early in the morning, Mutara, Kanjoro and Turkwel headed straight to the water trough ready to start the day by drinking enough water to see them through until mid day, despite it being another hot day. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Mutara led the way to the browsing field as the rest streamed behind her. Kanjoro, Laragai and Sities followed Mutara happily swinging their trunks sideways as Teleki rested his trunk on his head. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Bomani started scooping and throwing red soil particles on his back while Bongo spent a good long time browsing next to Kanjoro and Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  At the water trough, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Narok kept on raising their trunks to sniff at Taita. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  In the afternoon the sun was hot and Sities decided to relax under a tree while Kanjoro continuously flapped his ears as he browsed close to Vuria in an effort to keep cool. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Mutara and Kanjoro were the first ones to leave the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Kanjoro and Orwa walked up to the water trough with their trunks up on air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  At eleven o'clock in the morning, Mutara and Kanjoro were reluctant to go to the mud bath for some reason. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  He joined the juniors for lucerne soon when they were let out. Bongo shared lucerne with Kanjoro while Orwa shared it with Mutara. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Shortly later, two wild bulls joined the juniors in drinking water. Kanjoro and Garzi kept on stretching their trunks to sniff at the two bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Bongo the water boy decided to lead his colleagues to the mud bath for a second wallowing of the day. Orwa, Bomani, Kanjoro, Vuria and Mutara were not ready for a second mud bath and so they headed to the mudbath of their own accord with the Keepers trailing behind. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2015  Garzi went to scratch his belly to a nearby rock as Kanjoro started rumbling alerting the others that it was time to leave for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Kanjoro was the first one to leave the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  When the lucerne was distributed to them, the juniors starting with Kanjoro picked piles of lucerne and started leaving with their piles knowing full well that the ex orphans will forcefully make their presence felt and muscle in on some of the delicious supplement. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Shukuru after taking enough lucerne, she started throwing the lucerne up and Kanjoro was happy to wait for it to fall so as to collect it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Later, Kanjoro led the juniors to the water trough to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  In the afternoon, the sun was hot and Sities, Narok and Kanjoro converged under a tree while continuously flapping their ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  After wallowing, Shukuru, Bongo, Turkwel and Kanjoro spent some time scratching against the nearby acacia trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Each time a colleague passed by she would throw her trunk in defence of her pile. Kanjoro who had also taken a pile, he used back kicks to defend his pile. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  She later got back to her feet and joined Kanjoro to feed on the same bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Kanjoro was knocking the gate using a stick as his colleagues were taking the early morning milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  In the afternoon, the sun was hot and Kanjoro, Vuria, Bomani and Laragai participated in a soil dusting exercise and thereafter went to relax under a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Later, the orphans headed for soil bath and Kanjoro was the last to quit the soil bathing, spending hours in the soft red powder. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  At six o'clock in the morning, when the milk dependent group were taking milk, Kanjoro was busy with a stick knocking the gate for some one to let him out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Kanjoro led they way out from the stockade and his colleagues streamed behind him as he headed to the water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Kanjoro headed straight to the water trough and found Chaimu standing there and hesitated in moving closer as clearly Chaimu had made her feeling known that she was having her fill first with no interruptions. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Tail-less Kanjoro headed straight to the water trough and spent a good long time having his fill. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  While in the bush two running dik diks sped nearby the orphans causing Kanjoro, Narok, Vuria and Teleki to charge after them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  Kanjoro separated from the rest of the group and browsed a distance away only to rejoin them shortly before returning back to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015  The orphans relaxed at the stockade compound reluctant to head out to the bush and content to start the day slowly. A junior wild bull came to where the juniors were to drink. Garzi and Vuria raised their trunks up sniffing the air at the passing wild junior bull, and later at the water trough the bull was joined by bold Kanjoro and Teleki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2015   
Semi dependent Chemi chemi picked on Orwa to play which was a thrill but soon Orwa surrendered.  
 
Kanjoro rumbled as she walked east of the stockade. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Shortly afterwards Makireti and Chaimu’s groups joined the juniors. Kanjoro and Kilabasi entwined trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kanjoro and Bongo wanted to follow Nasalot back to the stockades but it was too early and the keepers called them back to join the orphan herd. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kanjoro, Bongo and Garzi joined Taita briefly at the stockade water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  As the milk dependent group was having their milk in the morning Kanjoro was busy knocking at the gate with a twig hoping someone would open it for him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kilabasi played with Kanjoro and later with Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  nce the orphans got to the browsing field Shukuru, Garzi, Turkwel and Kanjoro had a lovely time scratching themselves against trees while Bomani tested his strength by unsuccessfully trying to push down one of the trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  The orphans didn't stay long due to pushing from the seniors whilst competing for lucerne. Kanjoro played with Yetu but stopped when he saw Yatta, her mother, approaching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Turkwel had great time rolling on the ground while Kanjoro developed an itchy ear and used his trunk to scratch it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  It was only slightly warm at mudbath and only Kanjoro and Laragai wallowed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  An hour later, Ololoo, Lualeni and Taita departed, leaving Makena to lead the juniors to the mud bath where Kanjoro, Shukuru, Laragai, Bongo, Teleki, Vuria and Narok had along wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Narok scratched on a rock on the way to the browsing field where Turkwel and Orwa fed together. Bongo and Kanjoro showed off their climbing skills by scaling a steep rock to get some green grass they had spotted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Shukuru, as is her habit, walked to the water hole with her trunk in her mouth after having her milk. Kanjoro, Laragai, Shukuru, Vuria, Teleki, Garzi, Bomani, Narok and Bongo wallowed happily. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  After their milk Laragai, Bongo, Vuria, Garzi and Kanjoro played and had fun in the mud, later running off to spray themselves with dust by tossing it in the air. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Sities and Shukuru sucked their trunks for a very long time. Later, Kanjoro led the herd into a soil dusting exercise after which Teleki moved to a nearby tree where he spent some time scratching his bottom. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Kanjoro, Bongo, Vuria, Orwa and Shukuru lined up to scratch against the same tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  At 9.30am the orphans settled to browse near the Kone dam. Laragai, Bongo, Narok, Kanjoro and Garzi went down to the dam to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2015  Bomani was feeding close to Kanjoro and from time to time Kanjoro put his trunk into Bomani’s mouth while Turkwel constantly scratched her year, obviously something was really disturbing her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  In the afternoon, Orwa, Bongo, Vuria and Kanjoro, all boys, browsed together as Shukuru and Narok relaxed under a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  They formed a magnificent sight. Shukuru, Sities, Bongo, Teleki, Kanjoro, Laragai and Mutara went into water to wallow as the wild bulls curiously looked at them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  At mudbath only Kanjoro, Bongo, Sities, Narok and Laragai wallowed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Kanjoro browsed next to Garzi and Narok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Narok lay down to play and Kanjoro joined her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Vuria welcomed Chaimu by entwining his trunk with her until Kanjoro, who wanted to play with Chaimu, pushed him away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  In the morning, soon after getting to the browsing field, Shukuru and Kanjoro started the day’s activities by scratching against trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Turkwel and Kanjoro tested their strength as Narok rolled on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  An hour later the ex orphans parted ways with the juniors.  
 
At 11am, although the sun was hot, only Bongo, Kanjoro, Mutara, Narok and Teleki wallowed and then joined the rest who had settled for soil bathing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2015  The Keepers needed to intervene to make sure Vuria was not hurt.  
Orwa and Garzi scratched on the nearby rocks and later Kanjoro played with Orwa. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2015  At mud bath time the orphans were joined by Mulika, Yatta and Makireti’s groups, so there were about 40 elephants in the wallow. Orwa and Kainuk didn't participate today. When the orphans had enough wallowing they withdrew from the ex orphans and headed off to soil dust before being led away to the browsing field by Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015   
 
At eight o'clock in the morning, the orphans settled to browse at Kone dam where they drank some water then browsed heading towards mud bath. At 11am Makireti’s group escorted the juniors to the mud bath and although it was cool they managed to convince Vuria, Bongo, Mutara, Turkwel, Garzi, Kanjoro, Teleki, Laragai and Narok to wallow. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2015   
 
Out in the bush today Kanjoro and Orwa shook trunks as they passed each other and remained intertwined for some time. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Out in the bush the orphans were joined by ex orphans Tomboi, Loijuk, Kora, Ololoo, Lualeni and Meibai. Kanjoro had a friendly pushing game with Ololoo and later the ex orphans escorted the juniors back to the stockade for their evening milk feed and to be put to bed in their stockades at night. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2015  Kanjoro challenged Ololoo in a strength testing exercise but Ololoo wasn't interested today. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Later the herd returned to browse. The orphans browsed calmly without incident until 4.30pm when Sities, Bongo, Mutara and Kanjoro passed Kone dam and had an evening wallowing before returning to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  At 6am Kanjoro, who no longer has milk, took a piece of stick and knocked the gate with it, letting the keepers know that he is not happy about waiting until the others had finished their milk before the gate was opened. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  In the afternoon, Bongo took a break from feeding and soil dusted for some time before resuming browsing. Kanjoro uprooted grass and walked round the others holding it in his trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Ololoo went to Mutara was and attempted to climb on her but she resisted and ran away so he moved on to Kanjoro, the boy with an altitude, and engaged in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  At the field, Shukuru took a break from feeding and relaxed her trunk on tree branch. Bongo and Kanjoro stood under tree when the sun got hot. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  An hour after returning back to the stockade, Teleki and Orwa engaged each other into a strength testing exercise and Kanjoro and Bongo had a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  In the afternoon, the sun was hot and the orphans took a break to relax under a tree as Vuria, Kanjoro, Bomani and Shukuru soil dusted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  As the day progressed, Loijuk and Lenana emerged from the nearby bushes and joined the orphans. Kanjoro walked over to Lenana and sniffed at her then moved over to Loijuk where he inserted his trunk into her mouth for greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Shukuru wallowing is a rare sight. While wallowing Narok climbed on Vuria while Kanjoro climbed on Teleki and Mutara played a game of sitting with her head upright. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Kanjoro, the baby boy with an attitude, sniffed at Nasalot, Kinna and Wendi as he left the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  The orphans, led by Kanjoro, headed straight to the browsing fields soon after leaving the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Sities moved over to where Turkwel was peeling the bark of an acacia tree and Kanjoro and Teleki had a brief moment of entwining their trunks together bonding. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Kanjoro and Teleki had a strength testing exercise while still in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field and Garzi raised his trunk up to check it was safe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  They were clearly hatching a plan. Kanjoro was the first one to leave the stockade with his ears raised. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Soon after leaving the stockade Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field where he teamed up with Mutara and Shukuru and climbed a nearby hill to enjoy the lush vegetation. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Mutara, Teleki, Vuria, Narok, Laragai, Kanjoro and Bomani eventually plucked up the courage and joined them in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Our orphaned dependent babies were no different.  
 
Mutara led the way to the browsing field where Kanjoro, Teleki and Narok formed a group of three and went separate ways from the rest disappearing into the dense undergrowth and were not seen for a couple of hours. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  December  2014  Kanjoro was not left out as he also did some soil bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  They later all came out in a good manner and went into the bush. 
 
In the bush, Orwa was playing a wrestling game with Kanjoro browsing very close to Chyulu. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Teleki had a game of splashing soil on his back and brush it off with his tail. Bongo, Bomani, Narok and Kanjoro found a small water pool and started playing before they came back to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  They later came across another small water pool to play in and Bongo and Kanjoro jumped in for some more fun before walking slowly back home. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  The group later came across water whereby Mutara, Narok, Vuria, Bongo, Kanjoro and Garzi played impressively before walking to the mudbath for milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Vuria started scratching on a rock while Mutara stopped Turkwel from kicking Laragai. Orwa and Kanjoro were very busy browsing and Bongo was hiding himself and browsing silently. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014   
In the mudbath, they played happily. Vuria, Laragai, Teleki, Bomani, Garzi and Kanjoro all laid down in the big mudhole to roll and swim. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Shukuru and Orwa came across a small mudhole and started to play later accompanied by Kanjoro and Bongo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  They walked gently to the bush as there is no need to rush with all the fresh food around and the area being so green. Kanjoro and Bongo found a dam along Kone road and drank water before heading to the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  After swimming, Garzi started rolling on the ground with his trunk up, and later Kanjoro led them to the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  He soon attracted the attention of Mutara, Bongo, Kainuk and Kanjoro who joined him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  The orphans went into the bush and Orok followed them with Teleki, Bongo and Kanjoro very happy and overexcited to see Orok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  They then all departed into the bush for browsing. They were playing very actively in bush today, with Bongo and Kanjoro having a game of wrestling as Orwa watched them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Ololoo caused a stir by knocking down Kanjoro who produced a loud rumble and ran towards the others for help. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  In the bush, Shukuru was trying to kiss Kanjoro whilst Orwa attempted to mount Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2014  Vuria and Orwa were having some coordination between them while browsing whilst Turkwel and Kainuk were walking and browsing at the same time. Kilabasi, Kasigau and Makireti today stayed with the orphans for some time and Bongo hid under a shade from the very hot sun while Makireti and Turkwel shared food from a tree, Narok sharpened her tusks on a rock and Kanjoro and Teleki had a little wrestle. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Later Suguta and her team also showed up, making the compound even busier. Kanjoro and Mutara left the stockade with branches in their mouth since, from the look of things, they wouldn't get any Lucerne because of the congestion of the wild elephants and the ex-orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Teleki browsed with Laragai while Kanjoro fed close to Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Shukuru stood at the gate with her trunk in her mouth for some time and later joined her friends. At the time of leaving, Kanjoro tried to follow a wild herd but the keepers called him to turn back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Bomani scratched his buttocks on the wall of the mudbath and was then joined by Orwa, Shukuru and Vuria. Kanjoro headed straight to join the bulls that were drinking at the water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Vuria, Orwa, Shukuru and Bomani scratched on the walls of the mudbath before heading to drink water. Kanjoro walked towards the bulls with his trunk raised as he tried to find out if there was any one he knew. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  he orphans settled to browse at the Kone area today. The independent Bongo fed separately from the others whilst Kanjoro and Sities fed together as Bomani fed close to Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014   
In the browsing field Bomani concentrated on feeding on the lush new grass while Kanjoro had a brief moment of soil dusting. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  October  2014  After taking their milk the orphans headed for the mudbath where Laragai, Narok, Teleki and Kanjoro were the best mudbathers of the day. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Shukuru led the way back to the browsing field and as she passed some red dirt she performed a soil dusting exercise with Kanjoro before proceeding for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  A herd of five wild elephants checked in for water followed later by 10 wild elephants. Kanjoro and Teleki observed proceedings from a distance while scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  At the mudbath, 30 wild bulls were taking water or bathing when the juniors arrived for their midday milk. Shukuru, Teleki and Narok were in the first group and joined the bulls in the mud bathing after finishing their milk. The other orphans joined and after mud bathing, Vuria went up to scratch against a tree, Orwa scratched on the walls of the mud bath while Kanjoro and Bongo joined some bulls drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  nze, Kijana and a wild elephant reported at the stockade compound early before six o'clock in the morning and were joined by Kanjoro, Mutara and Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro had a strength testing exercise with Kibo who had just arrived with Suguta’s group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro headed straight to the water trough after leaving the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro was the first one to leave the stockade followed by Mutara this morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Teleki, Bomani and Vuria were in the first group and headed straight for the mudbath after their milk. Orwa, Kanjoro and Mutara walked to the mudbath while swinging their trunks whereas Shukuru, as usual, walked sucking her trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro was the first to leave the stockade to meet Tomboi and they had a brief moment of entwining their trunks and catching up on events. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  As usual Shukuru sucked her trunk whereas Teleki, Laragai, Narok, Orwa, Vuria, Garzi, Kanjoro and Sities headed straight for the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  She is targeting Bongo, Kanjoro and Orwa but the keepers are switched on to her antics and watched her closely and did not fall for her kidnapping moves. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014   
 
The orphans soon came across a little dam and started having an early mud bath. The most playful elephants were Kanjoro, Bongo, Laragai, Vuria, Garzi, Narok & Mutara who continued to play with water, the mud, the dust and then sticks and anything available. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro then pushed Narok away from the rock and Kanjoro scratched on the rock for a long time, only leaving when he had enough of scratching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  At one time Teleki had a soil dusting exercise as he waited for mud bath time and was then joined by Vuria and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Mutara and Kanjoro left the stockade first and headed to the compound where they scratched on the rocks as they waited for the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2014  Kanjoro and Mutara tried to join the bulls for a drink but were chased away but a wild bull. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  Teleki was the first one to get into the mud while Kanjoro Mutara and Turkwel headed straight to join the bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  At one time there was a standoff between Kainuk and Kanjoro when Kainuk blocked Kanjoro from passing near her, Kanjoro surrendered and went around the mud bath and joined the rest of the orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  ater, the orphans returned back to the mud bath where Shukuru, Bongo, Kanjoro, Garzi played in the soil before being led away by Mutara back to Kanziku area where the orphans settled to browse, Vuria, Bongo, Mutara, Ziwa, Narok, Kanjoro and Shukuru concentrated on feeding on dry grass. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2014  At the water trough, bongo and Vuria had another strength testing exercise that was cut short by Kanjoro who pushed Bongo away and tackled Vuria. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  First it was Kanjoro then Laragai ,Teleki and later Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Kanjoro, Sities and Teleki went into the mud soon after bongo and 
Laragai had left. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Teleki, Bongo, Laragai and Kanjoro had a prolonged wallowing session, but it was Teleki that broke the record as he was the first to get in and he was the last to leave the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014   
Meanwhile at the mudbath the dependent orphans were joined in the mudbath by two big wild bulls. Teleki, Kanjoro, Mutara, Sites and Bongo participated fully in the wallowing exercise. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  The baby was feeding close to his mother and from time to time he was removing lucerne from his mothers mouth. 
 
Kanjoro happened to pass near the baby, the baby warned Kanjoro by pointing it's trunk at him. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  As soon as the orphans settled for lucerne, Sities who appears to be getting rough to her juniors, had a tussle with Kanjoro when she tried to take kanjoro's flake of lucerne by force. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  As they settled for Lucerne, Kibo, Kalama, the playful wild baby, his mother and sister joined them. The wild baby was chilled today and wasn't playful instead intend on taking flakes of Lucerne from his mother's mouth since she was piling lucerne in! 
 
On the other hand the baby’s sister was giving Kanjoro a hard time as she tried to confiscate flakes of Lucerne that Kanjoro had in his trunk. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Vuria led the way to the mud bath where Mutara, Shukuru, Narok and Kanjoro put on a spectacular wallowing show. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Laragai, who always gets trouble with the boys because she doesn’t settle in one place was pushed by Kanjoro when she passed near him and stepped on Lucerne he was feeding on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Bongo, Laragai and Kanjoro were bold enough to walk to the water trough and joined the wild bull’s drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Bomani scratched on the rock for some time before giving Orwa a chance to do the same. Kanjoro and Narok were feeding close together but there must have been a misunderstanding as Kanjoro pushed Narok away from him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  Kanjoro and Bongo returned later to share the water with the big bulls, but this time round Bongo was very careful not to mess with them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  The wild bull splashed mud at Teleki when he came to close, but Teleki seemed totally unperturbed and ready to join in. Kanjoro and Shukuru joined in at the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  The orphans greeted the elephants as they ate their lucerne. 
During the day Sidai has a disagreement with Kanjoro over a flake of lucerne that Kanjoro had stolen from Sidai. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2014  ater, two wild bulls emerged from the bush and joined the orphans in drinking water. Kanjoro took some time in sniffing the wild bulls In order to figure out who they were and what they wanted, it didn’t take long before Kanjoro was back in the safety of all the orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2014  It was a truly spectacular scene. Given the company only Kanjoro and Shukuru plucked up the courage to join the wild elephants. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  At the mud bath, no wild elephants showed up and Mutara, Laragai, Bongo, Narok and Kanjoro had prolonged wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  At the browsing field, Bomani and Vuria browsed together while Kanjoro and Mutara browsed some meters away from the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  At mud bath time, the orphans took their milk then headed for mud bathing. Laragai, Teleki, Bongo, Mutara and Kanjoro had a prolonged wallowing session and Teleki was the last to leave the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  The juniors settled for Lucerne and there was some competition as Kanjoro pushed Orwa and Sities pushed Laragai for the best feeding spots. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  In the evening Kanjoro and Mutara, who have been weaned off milk, were reluctant to go back to the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Shortly later, Laragai and Bongo joined one of the wild bulls in the wallowing hole. Kanjoro and Garzi had a good time playing with each other and entwining their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  Shortly later, Suguta and her group withdrew from the orphans and took Kanjoro with them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2014  In the field Teleki and Kainuk browsed away from the others. At mud bath time, the sun was hot but only Kainuk, Kanjoro, Turkwel and Shukuru participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  In the field, the orphans concentrated on browsing. It was a bit warmer today and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  At mud bath time, it was quiet as none of the ex-orphans or wild elephants came to visit. Kanjoro, Bongo, Shukuru, Laragai, Sities and Narok wallowed to their hearts content before joining the others who were taking water at the mud bath water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  The wild baby played with Orwa and later with Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  Kanjoro took some time to play with Challa as Orwa tried to play with Kibo and Vuria enjoyed a good scratch on the nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2014  The orphans wallowed and then dusted themselves with red soil before heading to the stockade for the night. Kanjoro and Mutara always bring up the rear as they no longer get milk bottles. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  At mud bath time, only Kanjoro, Bongo and Mutara mud bathed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  At the mud bath hour, the sun was hot, enticing all the orphans to wallow. Laragai, Mutara, Kanjoro and Turkwel enjoyed the experience so much that they continued long after the others had withdrawn. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  On the way back to the stockade, Bongo and Kanjoro dodged the keepers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  As the others were feeding on lucerne, Shukuru was busy scratching on the nearby rocks. Later, Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  During mud bath time all the orphans got into the water to wash and cool their feet. Only Laragai, Bongo, Narok and Kanjoro took their time, fully engaging themselves in the wallowing exercises. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2014  Shortly later a junior wild bull joined the orphans. After a while Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2014  There were rumbling of greetings to be heard all around as the juniors and the ex orphans mingled together. Kanjoro the boy with an attitude learned pushing tactics from Lenana and Lualeni. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2014  The weather was chilly at that time and only Mutara, Kanjoro, Sities and of course Bongo, participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2014  As they were about to finish the lucerne, Yatta’s group, consisting of twelve ex orphans checked in. The orphans led by Kanjoro decided to leave since they did not want to compete with the ex orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2014  After which, he disappeared the same direction he had appeared. In the evening, we moved Bongo into Mutara,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2014  Since there was no lucerne to keep them busy they instead enjoyed scratching on the nearby rocks. Shortly later Kanjoro led the way to the browsing field and the orphans browsed calmly right up until mud bath time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  Fifteen minutes later, they had found him and headed to join the others. At mud bath, only Mutara, Kanjoro, Shukuru and Laragai frolicked in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  At mud bath time, Laragai led the first group while Kanjoro led the last one. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  At eleven o’clock in the morning, Laragai again led the first group to the mud bath while Sities led the second one as Kanjoro led the third group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  At eleven o’clock in the morning, Laragai led the first group to the mud bath, Sities led the second group while Kanjoro led the third one. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  At mud bath time five wild bulls joined the milk dependent group for a mud bath and drinking of water. Kanjoro and Bongo enjoyed every moment as they shared water with the wild bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  The sun was hot again today and therefore Bongo, Laragai, Mutara, Narok and Kanjoro wallowed to their satisfaction. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  Narok, Shukuru and Laragai took some time to scratch on the nearby rocks before, Kasigau and Kilabasi, who belong to the Suguta group, joined the milk dependent group for browsing. At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by the same wild bull that joined them in the morning at the stockade, he enjoyed bathing with Laragai, Bongo, Narok and Kanjoro(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2014  All the juniors participated fully in the wallowing exercise. At one time Kanjoro had a wonderful time playing and learning pushing tactics from Lenana. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  Shukuru as usual left with her trunk in the mouth. Soon after settling for Lucerne, Bongo was pushed by Kanjoro while Shukuru headed to a nearby rock for scratching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  The three joined the orphans for Lucerne. It was a ‘pushy’ morning as Sities kept on pushing Bongo away from Lucerne and Kanjoro pushing Laragai. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  At mud bath time Laragai led the first group. The second group was led by Shukuru while Kanjoro led the third. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  Also in the company of the ex orphans were Kijana and other three wild elephants. Kanjoro, the boy with an attitude, was happy as he was able to learn pushing tactics from Rapsu and later from Madiba. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  Shukuru as usual went to her favourite rock for scratching. At mud bath time, the sun was extremely hot but only Shukuru, Kanjoro and Bongo wallowed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  The ex orphans did not show up in the morning but reported at six o’clock in the evening. At mud bath time, only  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  In the evening, Laragai led the first group while Shukuru led the second and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  They shared Lucerne with the milk dependent group for almost half an hour before parting ways. Only Kanjoro, Narok, Laragai and Bongo participated in wallowing at the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2014  At eight o’clock in the morning, Suguta and her group came to the stockade to drink water. At mud bath time, only Kanjoro, Mutara and Bongo participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  Today, it was Kanjoro who led the way out to the field for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  As soon as they left their Stockade, Suguta and her group set off in a southerly direction, leaving the l0 milk dependent orphans enjoying their Lucerne until Kanjoro led them out to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  Kanjoro enjoyed a pushing game with Yatta, and later the entire herd left together to browse the slopes of Ithumba hill. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  Half an hour later Suguta took her group off towards the Kalovoto area while the Juniors headed towards Kone. At 9 a.m. Ololoo and Buchuma passed by the Stockade, without Lualeni and Kilaguni. It was a hot midday, so all the Juniors enjoyed a wallow, initiated as usual by Bongo, who loves the water, and who tempted Mutara, Kanjoro, Laragai and Narok to follow, Shukuru and Turkwel opting out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  Kanjoro led the Juniors out today after their Lucerne handout, and Suguta and her group separated once they were at their browsing destination. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2014  At the mudbath a huge bull emerged from the bush, and the orphans approached him with their trunks raised, Kanjoro going right up to the Bull, while the others headed eastwards. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2013  The eye changed from white to red after the drops. Kanjoro led the Juniors out to browse, where they split into two groups again, Suguta taking her group off towards the Kalovoto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2013  months of January, February and March and there he will be taught manners by those even better equipped, including Bongo and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2013  19 mls of rain fell just before dawn, and having enjoyed their Lucerne, Kanjoro again led the Juniors out to browse, where they enjoyed an early mudbath in some rain pools. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2013  Ex Orphans Kamboyo, Tomboi, Challa, Buchuma, Loijuk, Lualeni and Ololoo joined the Juniors in the morning, and having enjoyed Lucerne, left with Suguta, Kilaguni, Sabachi, Chaimu, Melia, Tumaren, Olare, Kibo, Murka, Naisula, Kitirua, Chemi Chemi and Ishanga while Kanjoro led the Juniors to the Kone area to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2013  Kanjoro led the way to the field today while Turkwel led the second group who have been weaned to the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2013  The Juniors browsed the Kone area and at the noon mudbath only Kandecha, Kanjoro, Kitirua, Kalama and Kilaguni wallowed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2013  At 9 a.m. Suguta took a group away leaving Mutara, Shukuru, Kilabasi, Sities, Turkwel, Kainuk and Kanjoro who were the only ones at the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2013  Mutara, Shukuru, Kilabasi, Sities, Turkwel, and Kainuk had Junior bulls Ololoo and Kanjoro with them and browsed close to the Keepers while the rest of the Juniors led by Suguta browsed further away and again did the disappearing trick not showing up at the mudbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2013  Kanjoro led the Juniors out to browse once they had finished their morning supplements. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2013  The Ex Orphans and their wild friends were at the mudbath ahead of the Juniors, who joined them later. Kanjoro and Kilaguni enjoyed a Pushing Bout which was won by Kilaguni, after which the Juniors left the venue. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2013  Kalama engaged Kasigau in a brief Pushing Game that didn’t last long after which she challenged  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2013  At around 4 p.m. Kalama and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2013  Once out in the field, a few of the Ex Orphans turned up to mingle with the Juniors and managed to snatch Kanjoro, Murka, Makireti, Kandecha, Sities, Kainuk, Kilaguni and Kilabasi, all of whom missed both the noon mudbath and milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2013  After the juniors finished their Lucerne, Kanjoro led the way to the field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2013  Later, Kanjoro led the way to the field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  Kinna then led the Juniors to the browsing field, leaving Tomboi and Rapsu at the Stockades. Kanjoro led the first sitting to the milk and mudbath venue where only Kinna, Ololoo, Kalama and Kasigau wallowed. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  Kanjoro led the Juniors out to browse today, and Chemi Chemi led the first group to the mudbath at noon, where Rafiki and 5 wild male friends had come to drink from the mudbath trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  As it was a cool day, only Ololoo and Kanjoro wallowed, while the others browsed nearby and one lone wild bull drank from the mudbath trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  At the mudbath only Makireti, Kasigau, Kalama, Kanjoro and Ololoo wallowed while the rest opted for a dustbath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  Having enjoyed their Lucerne handout, Kanjoro led the Juniors out to browse today, Shukuru, Kasigau and Sities pausing on the way out to scratch their bodies against rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2013  At the mudbath a large wild bull came to drink at the trough when  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2013  Shukuru led the way to the mudbath but only Kanjoro, Ololoo, Kasigau and Kalama wallowed while the rest relaxed under shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2013  Yatta’s wild recruit named “Mgeni” joined the Juniors at the noon mudbath, when only Olare, Kanjoro, Sities, Kasigau, Ololoo, Kalama and Chemi Chemi wallowed, while the rest stood under shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2013  In the evening Kanjoro led the Juniors back home. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2013  Brave little Kanjoro charged at the wild bull several times before the wild bull warned him to behave. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2013  Before leaving for the field today Kanjoro challenged Olare to a Test of Strength while Kilaguni engaged Kandecha. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2013  At the mudbath the Juniors were daunted by a huge wild elephant Bull drinking at the water trough. Only Kanjoro and Ishanga dared approach him to check him out, followed later by Ololoo and Kandecha overseen by Lualeni. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2013  Kilabasi, Kanjoro, Kalama, Mutara, Murka and Kasigau having spent some time in the compound, were taken by the Keepers to browse nearby awaiting the new arrivals. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2013  At the mudbath only the Junior boys went in - Kasigau Ololoo, Kilaguni, Kandecha and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2013  Kilabasi, Shukuru, Tano and Kanjoro were the first ones to share water with Rafiki at the mudbath trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2013  Kilabasi, Kanjoro, Shukuru, Tano and Mutara are now getting used to the climate at Ithumba and have quickly caught up on the daily routine. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Kihari and Teleki objected strongly to being moved to the Stockades vacated by Kilabasi and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2013  Nasalot made a bee line for the new orphans so that she could greet and inspect them. Rapsu tried to mount on Kanjoro while Suguta and Meibai engaged in pushing games. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2013  Just before 11am Mutara, Shukuru and Tano arrived at Ithumba from Nairobi. The three were greeted by Kilabasi and Kanjoro who were keen to show them around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  he training of Mutara, Shukuru and Tano to the Elephant Moving vehicle began since they will shortly be joining Kilabasi and Kanjoro at Ithumba. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Although yesterday the absence of Kilabasi and Kanjoro seemed to be hardly noticed by the others, but today Ngasha and Balguda instantly ran to Kilabasi’s old Stockade and searched for her. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2013  Kanjoro who is not used to the electric fencing broke one of the wires as he rushed out of the stockades this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  30 a.m. in the morning and all the Keepers are on duty in preparation for the graduation of Kilabasi and Kanjoro, making sure that everything is in place for their long journey to Ithumba – milk, vegetation, water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2013  At 10:45am the moving truck carrying Kanjoro and Kilabasi arrived at the compound. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Today is the last day for Kanjoro and Kilabasi in the Nursery, since they are due to be upgraded to the Ithumba Stockades tomorrow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  The training of Kilabasi and Kanjoro to get used to going into the Elephant Moving truck began today, so all the elephants were fed their noon milk feed beside the truck. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  On a lovely sunny morning, all the Orphans crowded around Kanjoro’s Gate waiting for everyone to gather. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Kilabasi and Kanjoro are still responding positively to the rehearsal prior to their move. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  The training of Kilabasi and Kanjoro in preparation for their move to Ithumba is going well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Kanjoro, who is the oldest Bull in the Nursery, and who is very pushy at milk feeds, today pushed down Kihari to try and snatch her bottle. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Orwa used to be very “pushy” at milk feeding times when he was with the Junior group, so he has been upgraded to the Big Group, and is now much better behaved, having been put in line by Kanjoro(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2013  Out in the bush Kanjoro and Orwa embarked on a Strength Testing bout, which was interrupted by Kilabasi, who drove Kanjoro away from Orwa. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2012  In the afternoon Turkwel, Kainuk and Tano were browsing together when Kanjoro came to join them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  m. feed, when they had to join the Big Group and go further afield to browse. Kihari and Kanjoro are good friends and spent time playing together while the orphans were out in the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  While the Big Females were busy with the babies, Kanjoro and Sities engaged one another in a Pushing Match. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  Orwa and Bomani enjoyed a Pushing Game this morning, which was interrupted by Kanjoro, whom they did not want in their game due to his small tusks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2012  She went off sandwiched between the Big Females, but Kanjoro and Orwa attempted to shove her, and were reprimanded by the Keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2012  He enjoyed playing and rolling in a fresh pile of red earth placed at the mudbath venue.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2012  so “trained” have then disappeared! The saying that the “grass is always greener over the fence” applies to our babies!  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2012  Up until Orwa was promoted to the Big Group, Kanjoro had been the only fairly big boy amongst a host of Bigger Girls, all of whom are quick to reprimand him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  Kilabasi has become something of a bully, targeting poor Kanjoro and trying to drive him away from the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  In the evenings he willingly returns to his Stockade. Kanjoro is his best friend. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  It took a reinforcement of Keepers to steer her forcibly into her new Stockade, previously occupied by  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2012  Today at the noon mudbath when Sities, Kainuk, Kanjoro and Sonje were enjoying themselves in the middle of the pool, she barged in and turfed them all out one by one, focusing on Kanjoro whom she pursued poking him with her short tusks as he tried to escape. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2012  During this process Kanjoro and Orwa engaged one another in a pushing match, which attracted Kasigau, who, because of his longer tusks, proved a deterrent to the smaller boys! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2012  Whilst returning in the late afternoon the orphans were scared by two giraffes who were browsing near the Stockades.  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2012  Today, Kasigau came in after the others for his noon milk, and went behind Kanjoro and pushed him making him almost fall onto the Keeper who was feeding him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2012  Kanjoro is a very greedy boy now. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2012  Kanjoro appears not popular amongst the older Nursery elephants, particularly Kilabasi, Kasigau and Ishanga who targets his short tail, biting it if she can. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  They feed and play together, and are never apart. Up until now Balguda has preferred Kanjoro, but he is now gravitating towards Orwa and Sonje, Orwa, who is such a gentle elephant, welcoming him by putting out his trunk, and then playing gently with the baby. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  Newcomer Balguda has settled very well, but surprisingly seems to like Kanjoro above all the others, probably because they have so much in common having lost their elephant mother recently. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  Suddenly, Ishanga began to run, closely followed by the newcomer and Kanjoro who is not yet settled. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  Kanjoro is still very unsettled. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  Kanjoro, Kilabasi and Sonje tried to escape this, but the Keepers rounded them up! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  He then challenged Shukuru but Mutara, Kilabasi and naughty Ishanga thwarted him. He then resorts to trying to bully  (read more...) view
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Nursery Unit  April  2012  Kanjoro is still a nervous character, but is calming down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  Sonje enjoyed wallowing away from the others because of her injured back leg. All had a wonderful morning. Again Kanjoro ran off into the bush having downed his milk at mudbath, and did not join the older orphans on this occasion. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  She has bitten Mutara’s tail, that of Shukuru and even Kanjoro’s half tail. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2012  After the younger orphans had taken their milk at mudbath time,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  Whilst browsing out in the bush, the Keepers noticed that Kanjoro was not amongst the group, and Ishanga and Naipoki were also slightly apart, obviously indicating the direction in which he had gone. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  Mutara and Makireti pulled down some tree branches for him. Ishanga and Naipoki meanwhile were waiting outside Kanjoro’s Stockade, waiting for him to come out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  The Keepers surrounded Kanjoro to ensure that he did not try and escape as he emerged from his Stockade in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  Today, Kanjoro was taken out to join the other orphans, who remained nearby in order to be fed their 9 a. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  Kanjoro is taking his milk well, and without too much aggression on this, his second day in the Nursery. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2012  Kanjoro was greeted warmly by all the orphans this morning, to which he responded warmly. (read more...) view
 

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