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6/19/2018 

Olare and Mutara’s groups were relaxing outside the stockade again when the orphans were let out. Mutara settled to feed on lucerne with the new babies Esampu, Mteto and Mundusi. Mutara appeared to have been giving them some hints about real life outside the stockades. Karisa had a misunderstanding with Wanjala that resulted in strength testing exercise.

Later the quiet Namalok, who is now feeling more settled and interacting more with his friends, had a fun time as he engaged Tusuja in a light strength testing exercise. Olare and Mutara’s groups browsed with the juniors up to eleven o'clock in the morning when it was time for the dependent orphans to head to mud bath for their milk bottles. Esampu led the first group while Maramoja led the second one. The third group was led by Mteto as Pare led the forth group to come in and take their milk in turns. As the younger orphans were feeding, ex-orphans Nasalot, her baby Nusu, Ishanga, Kasigau, Bongo, Sidai, Galana, baby Gawa, Loijuk, Lualeni, Kilabasi, Makireti and three wild boys who looked nervous showed up, but they left shortly after drinking water. They reappeared again later at the stockades in the evening, this time with ten wild elephants with them. The afternoon was chilly and quiet. The orphans in the company of Mutara and Olare’s groups settled to browse in the Kone area again, and later in the evening they escorted the dependent orphans back to the stockades.
 

Maramoja leading


Lualeni


Loijuk

6/16/2018 

The orphans briefly settled for lucerne in the morning shortly after they were let out. Enkikwe, who is still recovering from the lion attack, was the last one to leave the stockade. This is because he has to wait to be treated every morning. Enkikwe was welcomed outside by Rapa who stopped him to communicate with him, and we can only assume Rapa wanted to find out how Enkikwe was feeling at the moment. Galla engaged Bomani in a pushing game as Karisa played with Namalok. Out in the bush Sapalan settled to browse with Pare as the rest of the morning was quiet without any major observation.

At mud bath time, the weather was warm and the orphans enjoyed wallowing in the mud hole. Esampu, Mundusi and Mteto teamed up with Roi and Naseku who taught them how to wallow nicely. Tusuja and Galla enjoyed a strength testing exercise in water while Sapalan complained loudly when Karisa tried to push him out. After wallowing, the orphans had a spectacular soil dusting exercise before being led back out to browse by Maramoja. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in Kone area up to five o'clock in the afternoon, when Dupotto led the first group back to the stockades.
 

Sapalan and Pare


Mundusi and Mteto


Orphans soil dusting

6/14/2018 

Tumaren, Melia, Chemi Chemi, Orwa, Bomani, Makireti, Murka, Naisula and Kitirua were outside the stockade when the orphans were let out. The entire herd briefly settled for lucerne and after Melia led the way out to browse.

Tumaren enjoyed a game of lying down just to try and trick the young ones to come and climb on her. Mundusi, Esampu and Mteto didn't fall for Tumaren's trick but watched from a distance. Tumaren got up when she realized that she wasn’t getting any takers for her game. Mteto and Mundusi, who are close friends, settled for a soil dusting exercise while Kamok and Tusuja had a light strength testing exercise that lasted for quite some time. Wanjala played with Roi while Chemi Chemi played with Naisula. At mud bath time, the weather was fairly warm and the orphans together with the ex-orphans decided to wallow in the mud bath before heading for a soil dusting exercise. In the afternoon, Melia led the entire team to the western slope of Ithumba Hill where the orphans settled to browse. In the evening, the ex-orphans escorted the juniors back to the stockade.
 

Murka scratching her eye


Esampu


Tusuja plays with Kamok

6/13/2018 

Kilaguni, Orwa and Bomani who had spent the night outside the stockade welcomed the juniors out in the morning. Pare in particular, who these days likes to challenge his seniors, entwined his trunk with Kilaguni in morning greetings. Galla challenged Bomani after their morning greetings as Mteto and Mundusi headed straight to the browsing field. The keepers hurried to catch up with them as they are not yet very conversant with the area. The boys were in playful mood in the morning. As they reached the bush Olsekki had a challenging game with Sirimon while Orwa played with Kilaguni. Tusuja played with Pare while the street wise boy Karisa handled Wanjala. Later, Esampu settled to browse with Sirimon and Namalok while Maramoja teamed up with Mundusi and Mteto. At mud bath time, the weather was chilly and the orphans only drank their milk and had some water before going back to browse, deciding to forego the cold water of the mud bath. Only Enkikwe splashed water on his wound and behind his ears before following his friends. The afternoon was still chilly and Karisa saw it wise to have a warm up exercise by initiating a pushing game with Naseku. The quiet Namalok, who still drinks his milk from a bucket, had a light pushing game with Tusuja before settling for a lone soil dusting exercise. Towards evening, the sky cleared giving way to sun shine. 

Siangiki with Lucerne on her back


Namalok playing with Tusuja


Karisa playing with Naseku

6/12/2018 

Karisa left the stockade with a branch in his mouth that he continued to enjoy on the way out. Kauro and Maramoja decided to go and scratch their itchy bodies while Pare and Galla exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks. The orphans briefly settled for lucerne before Mteto and Mundusi who are close friends started rumbling as they walked away. Roi heard them and since they are just new to the area, she decided to follow and monitor them so as not to lose them.

Later Esampu decided to have her own game of rolling and sitting on the ground while Rapa decided to gauge his strength by inviting Galla to a pushing game. Galla accepted and the two dueled for some time until Rapa decided that he had enough of the pushing game and opted out to continue browsing. Dupotto developed an itchy ear and decided to scratch on the nearby tree as Garzi dusted himself. Later, the rebels Kithaka, Laragai, Barsilinga, Garzi, Lemoyian and Sirimon dodged the keepers and disappeared into the thicket, only to show up late in the evening with Orwa and Bomani. At mud bath time the weather was chilly and none of the orphans dared to step into the mud bathing water. The orphans had their milk then sipped the drinking water before wandering off into the bush to browse again. Later in the afternoon Dupotto led the first group back to the stockade.
 

Pare scratching


Enkikwe


Garzi soil dusting

 

 

 

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