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Nursery Unit  September  2017  Today Kiko joined the elephants in the field early in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Today when Kiko came out into the field in the early morning he was lucky enough to be welcomed by some wild giraffes who had 3 young ones around his own age. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Kiko had a hard time trying to join the orphans as they browsed in the forest this morning as Maramoja, Mteto, Sana Sana, Rapa, Pare, Ngilai and Tagwa ganged up against him and charged at him prompting him to run to the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  When Kiko was let out of his stockade in the morning he raced off at speed into the forest where he located the babies and ran towards them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  This morning Kiko left his stockade in style as when the doors were opened wide, he exited at full speed, kicking out with both his front and back legs in pure joy for another day to begin. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  The wild giraffes that can be found all over the Nairobi National Park seem to be wondering what happened to Kiko after they saw him the other day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  This morning Kiko had an unexpected visitor in the stockade compound when a wild female giraffe came over. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  It seems that all the first group wanted to do was a) find any leftover lucerne pellets belonging to their friends in their pens, b) Tamiyoi and Malkia wanted to meet with the little babies and escort them out to the forest; they were so happy to join them!  
 
Kiko has been a good boy today; after fighting so much to go out into the forest, he was given a chance to go and join the elephants in the forest. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2017  Kiko is proving his very naughty character all the time and he did so again today during the public visit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Today Luggard walked out as far as the end of Maxwell’s stockade, close to Kiko’s barrier, before he stopped and sneaked back to walk to Chumvi’s stable to buy some time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  These days Kiko is showing less interest in spending his day out in the forest with the elephants like he used to. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  30pm, Solio visited the stockade with her wild male friend. It has been some time since her last visit home! When she arrived, she was unable to access her old sleeping room due to the poles put up to keep Kiko in the compound to protect him from lions. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  The naughty giraffe Kiko had a rough time with the elephants today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  The game came to an end when their milk arrived in the forest for their 9am feed. 
 
Kiko has been staying around the stockade compound for such a long time now due to the presence of lions in the area. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2017  Kiko is still spending most of his time within the stockade compound to protect him from the presence of the lions who are still frequently spotted around in the forest close to the HQ. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  She ran over very fast to encounter them before they reached her keeper. Nowadays Tamiyoi is looking pretty strong and healthy and is showing this off to all the others in the nursery so they know not to mess with her or her milk bottles! 
 
Due to the frequent presence of lions around the forest area, Kiko has been spending his days within the stockade area compound so as to avoid encountering them, equipped with greens and milk all day long. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2016  She yelled out and Oltaiyoni abandoned her milk bottle to come and help her.  
 
Kiko has been missing his time with the orphans as he spends his days in the compound area, due to the presence of lions around the forest. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2016  Their frequent sightings have caused some discomfort for our giraffe Kiko and he spends most of his time in the stockade area now. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  This with a string heavy rumble and trumpet from big boy Kauro was enough to send the three lions running into the bushes. It also gave the keepers courage, as they were still angry about Pea, to shout and run after them too! With the presence of the lions Kiko spent the rest of the day in a stockade and in the compound area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Due to the presence of the big cats, Kiko had to stay in the stockade area and Pea was happy to stay with the little orphan baby group seeing as she loves the babies anyway. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  It has been some days now that Kiko has been avoiding the company of the elephant group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Because the lions were seen around the area today Kiko was kept in his stockade but after fighting to come out he was let out into the forest later in the afternoon under the watchful eye of a number of keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  There was a delay to start the public visit today and the cause of this was none other than Kiko(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Because of the incident today  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  She ran shouting back to her keepers and a few minutes later, Kiko must have sensed their presence as well as he left the forest and walked briskly back to the stockade compound without having being told to do so. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Today when Kiko was heading out to the forest with the encouragement of his milk bottle he soon spotted the baby elephants. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Having been frightened by the lioness yesterday, today Kiko resisted to walk out to the forest and insisted on browsing around the compound stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  This reaction of going to and from the keeper feeding her attracted the attention of the visiting public and they all wanted to know the name of this funny, greedy little elephant!  
 
Out in the bush just after 1pm, Kiko was frightened by a lioness that was out hunting warthogs. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  September  2016  Today Kiko was out early to join the orphans out in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Just before 8am their peaceful browsing session came to a swift end when Kiko came running towards them, which frightened them and made them trumpet and charge around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  When the lions realised they had been spotted by everyone they left, and Kiko and Pea returned to their stockade for awhile. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Soon after Kiko joined the baby elephants out on the field he happily turned into a playful mood. (read more...) view
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Nursery Unit  July  2016  During public visiting at 11am today Kiko decided to break the norm and follow the older orphans down to the public visiting area, although he was challenged by Kamok, Naseku and Kauro who charged and tormented him so much he ended up not going to the visiting area but going into the bushes below that point. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kiko and Pea usually spend their time with the baby group but today they decided to do their own thing and walk away from this little herd and their keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016   
The peace over the orphans browsing in the forest was disrupted later by Kiko(read more...)
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Nursery Unit  July  2016  We are not sure why she is behaving like this but maybe it is just temporary? 
 
Kiko as usual has been his independent and naughty self today. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kiko, who was also about to reach where the orphans were, was lead back to his stockade for security as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  After the orphans had their 9am milk bottles and were busy walking back out to the bushes to continue browsing, Kiko watched them go from a distance and seemed to be deciding whether or not to join them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  She is friendly one minute and naughty the next, the trick she always pulls and as is her character! 
 
Today funny Kiko showed no interest in spending time close to the baby orphans but the keepers still kept a close eye on him due to the threat of lions around. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  June  2016  hen the orphans were back in the forest again after their milk and that visiting time, Tusuja and Boromoko had a busy time sizing each other up and enjoying moments of charging and pushing each other which attracted Kiko’s attention, who started happily running in and out of the bushes in his own game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  What an exciting day for Kiko – all of yesterday and today early morning there has been no sign of the lions so he has been out and about in the forest early in the morning with the babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Kiko and Pea went out early in the morning with the babies to the forest today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  The lions from the park continue to be seen in the forest which means that Kiko has not been out in the forest for the past few days out of fear that the lions may try to attack him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  were exiting their stockades this morning Pea joined the group which is rare as Pea normally prefers to be in the company of Kiko and the baby group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  When Kiko walked out to the field today he chose to forgo his usual routine of spending his day browsing close to the babies and ostriches and chose to instead head further afield to join the older orphan group which is not something he normally does which surprised the orphans. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  He was thankfully able to free himself the keepers had to come to his aid.  
 
At around 3pm Kiko, Pea and Pod, who were busy browsing in the field, were chased by a lioness who had been stalking them. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2016  Together with Pea and Kiko everyone searched the bush but all in vain. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  With the presence of lions around the National Park close to the orphanage, Kiko, Pea and Pod stayed in their stockades until it was confirmed it was safe. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  When Kiko came out of his stockade this morning he was reluctant to go out into the bush and instead walked all the way down to the milk mixing area ad enjoyed browsing on the acacias there until his milk was ready – then is was used to lead him out to the bush and into the forest! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  As she was busy charging them she unknowingly chased them right to where Kiko was busy browsing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  As the babies were all out enjoying their day in the forest as usual, Galla came across Kiko who was alone looking for his favourite thorny bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  He is now a part of the elephant family and they seem to have accepted him too. There is not much bullying from his peers towards him and he no longer disappears from the herd like before. Today he joined Mbegu’s little herd for the public show, where he behaved so well and acted like he had been there before! 
 
Kiko with his two friends Pea and Pod went for the private viewing at 3pm today without being invited. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2016  He did not leave peacefully though and went along head-butting anyone that was in his way! 
 
Kiko has been up and down to the stockades today. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2016  Kiko had a very different day to yesterday when he was trying to return home all the time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Today Kiko seems to have sensed danger or just did not want to stay out in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Out in the field just after 9am, soon after Kiko had enjoyed his bottle feed and was walking to browse on his favourite acacia leaves, he came across a huge tortoise that was busy making its slow way along the path. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  For the same reason, Kiko did not go out into the bush today as the lions were still around and he is a likely target for them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  When Kiko, Pea and Pod walked out of their room this morning they followed their keeper out to the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Kiko was not spared either as Enkikwe ran after him trying to send him away from the elephant group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  These four went missing from the rest of the group for almost 3 hours. The keepers searched everywhere they could think of until it was almost time to return home, and then the little group just emerged from the nearby bushes, ready to go home! 
 
During the day Kiko visited home about three times. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2016   
There was a bit of drama this afternoon when Kiko and his team of babies and Pea and Pod visited the older herd. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2016  Nanyu then moved away from them to Kiko but his belly was too high for her to reach so she walked back to the Ostriches but by now they were busy browsing and didn’t have time for her… so she went over to the hanging blanket, another favourite of hers, and spent some time suckling on that before having a nap out in the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  The keepers tried several times to convince them to come but either Pea or Pod would sprint off from the babies swiftly followed by the other back to where Kiko, and the babies were quietly enjoying their day in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  However when Pea and Pod realised the orphans and the keepers were walking away and leaving them they walked off into the plains and by 12 o’clock they were back again to meet in the orphans in time to attend the public visiting! 
 
At 2 o’clock Kiko was given a fright by a lioness that was spotted close by but chased away by the keepers – nevertheless Kiko, Tamiyoi, Pea and Pod were taken back to the safety of the stockade compound for the rest of the day. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2016  Today in the mid morning, Kiko decided to visit the older babies who were a bit further out in the park when he left Pea, Pod and Tamiyoi to go and find them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Earlier in the morning Pea and Pod had accompanied the older ones out, leaving behind Tamiyoi and Kiko(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  They eventually settled down to browse though, not far from the stockade area because the weather was a bit misty. Kiko, Pea and Pod and the babies normally join them a bit later and today, when it was close to milk feeding time and the orphans all regrouped together, Sokotei decided he was not happy with the presence of Kiko within their group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  ust before 2pm in the afternoon, little Kiko was visited by a wild, female giraffe but Kiko was shy to approach her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Today the babies stayed in the company of Kiko the giraffe who very much does his own thing, ambling around free spirited. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Due to high tension of the lions visiting the bush the other day, and putting Pea, Pod, Kiko and the rest of the orphans in danger, the orphans are not leaving as early for the bush in case the pride is still in the area as they were heard roaring during the night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  After enjoying their 9 o’clock feed all the orphans settled down to browse until just after 10 o’clock when the orphans busy time was interrupted by the arrival of a lioness who seemed to have her sights set on Kiko who was busy browsing! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  This Christmas Day at 10am, Kiko had a happy time running around the bush enjoying his fitness with some moments of chasing warthogs and their piglets! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  There were 7 lions in total and it did not take them long to finish their meal. The presence of the lions saw Kiko, Pea and Pod go back to their pens in the stockade area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Kiko, Pea and Pod are starting to have their own walk in the bush a slight distance from the keepers and the other babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Kiko stayed in his pen until the rain had eased slightly, but Pea and Pod the ostriches left with the older orphans looking wet and bedraggled. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  The four other little ones seem to be doing pretty well with Tamiyoi acting as the leader of this young group. In the field, she is always adventurous and when it is almost time for them to have their milk bottles she keeps on trying to lead the babies back to the stockades, and after they have finished she leads them back out to where Kiko is. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  As soon as Kiko walked out to the bush to join the young babies he came across some warthogs that were busy grazing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Murit had a fun time playing with Kiko after public visiting when they met out in the bushes, chasing each other in their own little style of game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  They all together walked a little bit further from the stockades. Kiko the giraffe came to say hi to her as well but he later ran away from everybody when it started drizzling… he wanted to stay out and not accompany the babies as they were taken back to the stockades to avoid the rain! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  It was during lunch hour for the keepers that Mbegu and Kamok teamed up to chase poor Kiko the giraffe away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  This soon tired him out though and Loboito returned to his friend Wei Wei for a short nap. The little boy peacefully rested against Wei Wei’s tummy – something that did not even wake the tired Wei Wei! Nowadays Pea and Pod spend most of their time with the two younger boys and Kiko, rather than the other boisterous lot. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Kiko has had a very happy day full of excitement. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Wei Wei and Loboito are present while the rest are browsing around the area. Kiko is also there, watching the younger babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Later in the afternoon, Pea and Pod sneaked away from the older group and joined Loboito and Wei Wei. Kiko the giraffe also came over to the little ones, where Loboito had gained interest in the ostriches and was following them around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  After around 9 o’clock and the babies milk feeding session, Kiko was out in the park with his keeper when he saw and heard Impala’s fighting; this scared him and he and ran away! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  She seems not to have wanted certain babies to join in the game and have fun too!  
 
The new giraffe Kiko today in the afternoon went out into the park. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  September  2015  A rescue team left immediately and arrived back at the nursery at 5pm with a male baby giraffe. Angela called him Kiko after an area in Meru National Park. (read more...) view
 

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