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Ithumba Unit  November  2017  Keepers could interact with eles and makes them more active. Enkikwe was rolling on Naseku while playing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  Olsekki was climbing on Tusuja while Galla and Boromoko enjoyed a play fight. Naseku started leading the group to mud bath with Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  The orphans swam vigorously with Boromoko climbing on Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  Kithaka came across a small mud pool all to himself and was busy enjoying it. His other friends, led by Naseku, were playing on the ground as they rolled in the soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  The cooling effect of the rain made the orphans want to play. Tusuja, Roi, Boromoko, Sirimon, Galla,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by more Ex Orphans. Naseku, Siangiki, Lemoyian and Sirimon had a great time wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Sokotei and Enkikwe had fun rolling on the ground with Sokotei attempting to ride on Enkikwe. Naseku picked an acacia branch that had probably been dropped by a wild elephant and stopped to have a taste of it when Tusuja came by and pulled it from her mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Yoyo spent some time familiarizing himself with Galla and Naseku and later had a playful game with Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  The sun was hot but only Boromoko, Olsekki, Enkikwe, Siangiki, Naseku and Karisa decided to wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Tusuja and Boromoko were enjoying a pushing game when Garzi intervened by pushing the two boys away. Naseku spent some time playing on a termite hill as Lemoyian played with Wanjala. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Shortly later, Yatta and her group reported with all their babies and settled for lucerne. Kama had a brief chat with Naseku as Enkikwe tried to reach Yoyo. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Sities settled to browse close to Naseku while Ukame browsed with Roi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Out in the bush Naseku teamed up with Ukame and Tusuja to browse while Sirimon soil dusted. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Yatta’s group showed up moments after the orphans had left for browsing. Ukame settled to browse with Karisa as Naseku took a break from feeding to scratch her itchy neck against a nearby tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Mutara’s group escorted the juniors to the browsing field and an hour later, parted with the orphans. Galla and Naseku took a break from feeding and briefly engaged in a chat that ended when Lemoyian passed by and pushed them away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Kama was in a playful mood and kept charging at the orphans from time to time. She played with Naseku, Olare and Boromoko. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Dupotto and Tusuja opted for a scratching exercise soon after mud bath while Kamok and Naseku dusted themselves with the loose soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Naseku spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks and shortly later, the orphans were joined by Makireti, Kilabasi, Kasigau, Madiba, Zurura, Orwa, Narok, Vuria, bomani and two wild bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Sokotei played with Tusuja as Garzi played with Barsilinga. Shukuru, Naseku, Wanjala and Ukame briefly participated in a soil dusting exercise and after resumed browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The wild bulls were playing and climbing on each other too; Boromoko decided to copy them and did the same to Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  At mud bath started drizzling and no one wanted to go in the water, but later on Boromoko, Galla and Naseku decided to jump in and start playing; the rest didn't bother. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Kama then went to play with Naseku as Olare and Makireti’s groups emerged from eastern side of the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Naseku was in an excitable mood and trumpeted as she ran into bushes, charging and knocking anything in sight. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Shukuru, Naseku, Sokotei, Siangiki, Lemoyian, Boromoko, Wanjala and Sirimon loved wallowing in the cool water and after headed for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area where Sirimon rode on Naseku before Galla turned on him and they had an argument that ended up as a wrestling match. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  A family heard of wild elephants consisting of ten members also showed up for water at the stockade water troughs. Naseku played briefly with Gawa before following her group to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Shukuru, Ukame and Tusuja settled for a soil dusting exercise while Naseku settled to feed with Siangiki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Naseku and Boromoko had a brief chat with the two year old baby as Shukuru walked down to join the wild elephant’s drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Later Kama managed to free herself of Yetu and went to play with Sokotei, Oltaiyoni and Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Karisa walked away hoping that one day he will be able to retaliate. Out in the bush, Boromoko attempted to ride on Naseku but he was brought down by Garzi who was feeding close by. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  After mud bath, Shukuru, Ukame, Naseku, Kithaka, Oltaiyoni and Wanjala settled for red soil dusting as Lemoyian had a strength testing exercise with Boromoko. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Shortly later, Shukuru led the way to the browsing field where Boromoko and Naseku had a warm up exercise of pushing each other while Lemoyian tried to ride on Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  The orphans briefly joined the bulls to drink water before being led away by Laragai.  
 
Tusuja and Naseku decided to have fun dusting themselves while Olsekki rolled on the ground. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Later Yatta and her group showed up and headed south of mud bath after having enough water. Naseku, Garzi, Galla, Wanjala and Ukame had some time off from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017   
Out in the bush, Galla settled to browse with Enkikwe and later teamed up with Naseku(read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Sirimon and Olsekki started their day by engaging each other in a pushing game that ended in a draw. Ukame, Tusuja and Naseku had a brief soil dusting exercise before resuming browsing while Laragai, who does her own independent thing, browsed far away from the others. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Wanjala had a brief chat with Tusuja while Boromoko engaged Naseku in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Lemoyian and Sokotei engaged each other briefly in a strength testing exercise as Naseku and Tusuja settled for a scratching game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Tusuja and Naseku started their day activities immediately after leaving the stockade by engaging each other in a light pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Boromoko and Naseku exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks and later had a light strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Lemoyian and Sokotei started their day by engaging each other in a pushing game as Naseku walked to a nearby termite hill to play. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  After the mud bath, Roi and Kamok led the way back to the browsing field where Galla and Naseku had a brief chat. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Several of the elephants took water from here while others were busy playing in the mud bath. Naseku was rolling around on the ground and later went to roll by the bent tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Bongo the Ex Orphans greeted them peacefully and joined them at the water trough. Naseku was scratching her trunk on the wall. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Gawa and Galana paid a visit to the orphans where baby Gawa played with Naseku and later took a nap while surrounded by Oltaiyoni, Roi and Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  At the browsing field, Sokotei spent played with Olsekki as Naseku settled to browse with Wanjala. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  After mud bath, Shukuru,Ukame and Sirimon settled for soil dusting while Naseku and Olsekki picked sticks from the ground and used them to scratch in between their front legs. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Soon after mud bath, Lemoyian spent some time playing with Boromoko while Shukuru, Naseku and Wanjala settled for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse along the banks of the upper Kalovo to River. Later in the day, Naseku, Kamok, Galla and Sokotei took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Naseku and Galla went to a nearby tree to have a good scratch. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  In the afternoon the orphans settled down and browsed in the Kanziku area, Oltaiyoni and Naseku took a break from feeding, relaxing under a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Lemoyian settled to feed with Siangiki as Sirimon had a brief strength testing exercise with Sokotei. In the evening, Naseku led the first group back to the stockade while Ukame led the second group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Kalama played with Siangiki as Sirimon tried his hand on Murka. At the browsing field, Naseku came across a dead log that she used to scratch her buttocks on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Lemoyian was excited when he saw Ukame being pushed away by Laragai. Galla browsed with Naseku while Kithaka with Sirimon ate from the same tree; later Kithaka led the group back home in the evening. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  The dependent group was busy browsing while Bomani sprayed himself with dust. Orwa play fought with Barsilinga and Laragai came in to separate them but they started charging as she tried to cool them down. Vuria was digging at the ground to get fresh loose soil to throw on his back, later he finished that and started play fighting with Kithaka while Naseku and Wanjala browsed up on top of the rock together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  The group woke up when they heard the orphans walking out. Galla and Naseku walked to Sities just to say good morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Barsilinga settled to browse with Enkikwe while Naseku settled to browse with Olsekki as Kithaka settled to feed with Wanjala. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  The showers activated the orphans playing mood. Galla, Lemoyian, Naseku, Barsilinga and Sokotei played in the wet soil for quite some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Naseku took Ukame, Wanjala and Galla a distance away from the rest. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Out in the bush Kamok, Roi and Naseku spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Narok and Naseku settled with Wanjala as Sities and Suguta settled with Ukame. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok, Bomani and Vuria who have become regular visitors went into the stockade when the gates were opened. Narok took Naseku and they left together while Kamok and Boromoko exchanged morning greetings by inserting their trunks into each other's mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok started a game of rolling on the ground. Her game attracted Naseku, Bomani, Lemoyian and Sokotei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Kauro bid goodbye to Tusuja and Naseku his roommates at two o'clock in the morning as he embarked on a journey back to Nairobi for observation. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Later in the day, Kithaka played Laragai as Oltaiyoni,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Later, Olsekki, Roi and Naseku teamed up to soil dust. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At ten o'clock in the morning, Kelelari, Dupotto and Karisa arrived. Kauro, Naseku and Tusuja, who were meant to welcome the new arrivals, were delayed in reaching the stockades so Karisa, Dupotto and Kelelari walked down the road to meet them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  In the afternoon, Naseku, Boromoko, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki played on an anthill. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The orphans drank their delicious milk then went back to browsing where Shukuru, Barsilinga, Naseku, Boromoko, Kamok, Siangiki and Olsekki played in a small pool of water that had formed from the rain. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Narok settled to feed with Naseku and Barsilinga as the two seemed to enquire from Narok how it was going since they joined the wild. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Kauro and Roi enjoyed a relieving scratch on the nearby rocks as Kithaka and Naseku settled to feed on the same shrub while Enkikwe browsed with Sirimon. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017   
Barsilinga was the first to begin his day with rolling games, caking himself in the red mud. His game attracted both Naseku and Sokotei who were distracted from their feeding and gravitated to participate in fresh-mud rolling games. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  May  2017  n the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse at the western side of Ithumba Hill. In the evening, Naseku, Sokotei, Laragai and Kamok took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  It was lovely to greet them in the early morning light, all looking so content and happy. Naseku, Tusuja, Lemoyian, and Garzi took a break to scratch on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Sokotei started the day by rolling on the ground while Enkikwe, Kauro, Kamok, Roi and Naseku participated in a scratching exercise on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Tusuja settled to browse with Sirimon while Lemoyian settled to feed with Naseku as Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Naseku took a break from feeding to enjoy a lone game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Tusuja, Naseku, Kamok and Roi emerged as the stars of mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Out in the bush Olsekki and Naseku rolled around in a soil dusting exercise while Oltaiyoni enjoyed scratching her belly against a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Barsilinga's game also attracted Naseku who started her game of rolling on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Naseku slipped and fell as she tried to come out of the stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Sirimon and Sokotei had a game of rolling on the ground while Naseku and Siangiki scratched against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Only Orwa, Laragai and Bomani from Narok's new independent group came in to join them. Naseku started scratching her bottom while Olsekki scratched an itch on his trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  It was quite hot and most of the orphans decided to go into the water. Shukuru, Lemoyian, Roi, Teleki, Naseku, Kithaka, Boromoko, Garzi and Bongo played the most vigorously. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At mud bath, some of them played in the water; Lemoyian, Kithaka, Roi, Naseku and Olsekki were the most playful. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  They later walked to the dust bath and start dusting themselves. Naseku was rolling in the dust enjoying the game with Boromoko whilst Kithaka was scratching his belly on a tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Enkikwe, Kilaguni, Siangiki, Olsekki and Teleki were tempted to join Bongo in wallowing. Shortly after mud bath Kauro and Naseku, who opted not to mud bath, settled for a scratching exercise against a nearby tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Kauro, Naseku, Boromoko, Roi and Kamok headed for soil dusting and thereafter joined their friends who had started walking back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  At mud bath time, all the orphans fully participated in the wallowing exercise. Naseku headed for a scratching soon after mud bath as two wild elephants checked in and joined Orwa, Bongo, Sirimon, Barsilinga, Siangiki and Shukuru to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Out in the bush, Naseku teamed up with Roi to feed while Kithaka and Barsilinga had a pushing game that ended when Kithaka surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Roi led the first group to the mud bath while Naseku led the second one. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Boromoko came across a bent tree that he used to scratch his stomach on, while Oltaiyoni settled to feed with Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  At mud bath time only Shukuru, Siangiki, Naseku, Bongo, Kamok and Barsilinga participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  They came out and started dusting themselves. Naseku and Shukuru rolled in the dust as if they were going to be given a prize of who was the best roller! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Shukuru, Bongo, Naseku, Boromoko, Vuria, Tusuja, Sokotei and Olseki played vigorously and were the most playful out of the group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  It was very hot again today and they all went in the mud hole after their milk bottles. Shukuru, Naseku, Kithaka, Lemoyian and Kamok played vigorously with Shukuru performing the best games and she was the most playful elephant of the day. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Kithaka, Bongo, Vuria, Naseku, Lemoyian, Laragai and Shukuru were the most playful elephants of the day. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  At the browsing field, Garzi settled to browse with Naseku while Siangiki settled to browse with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  They resumed browsing later when it was a bit cooler. In the evening, Naseku led the way back to the stockades. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Later in the day Orwa, Olsekki, Roi and Naseku took a break from feeding and relaxed under a tree with Naseku dusting herself from time to time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  They shared lucerne together briefly before parting ways. At the browsing field, Naseku and Teleki took a break from feeding to scratch against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  The sky was clear and the sun became hotter in each passing moment prompting Sirimon and Naseku to take a break from feeding to relax under a tree that had a good shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  After he was done with his thoughts, Sokotei moved and joined Naseku in scratching against the same tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The temperature was moderate and only Shukuru, Siangiki, Boromoko, Kamok, Tusuja, Garzi, Teleki and Naseku that had a spectacular wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later, Olsekki settled to feed with Oltaiyoni while Shukuru settled to feed with Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later, Orwa engaged Barsilinga in strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. Naseku settled to browse with Sirimon while Laragai settled to feed with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  In the afternoon, Boromoko settled to feed with Lemoyian while Naseku settled to feed with Sokotei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Olsekki took some time off from feeding to have a lone game of rolling on the ground and later joined Sirimon and Naseku in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Orwa, who rarely bathes, participated fully in the wallowing exercise. Naseku rolled on the ground soon after mud bath while Barsilinga turned on Garzi and engaged him in a play fight. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Enkikwe settled to feed with Siangiki while Roi paired with Naseku to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Laragai was scratching on the rocks, Naseku scratched her neck and Vuria his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  They thought that they might be given more milk in the stockade with Orwa escorting them. It was Naseku, Roi, Tusuja, Oltayoni, Boromoko and Bomani who followed Orwa. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The group later walked to the bush to browse. 
Lemoyian and Sokotei were very busy browsing while Naseku was playing around, opening her ears and stamping around. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Later Kithaka invited himself into the game and picked on Lemoyian for a strength testing exercise. Naseku and Roi saw green leaves on a high tree and tried to stretch their trunks up to get them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  After mud bath, the orphans settled to browse at Kone area.  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Roi and Wiva spent awhile in a rolling game. Shortly later, Naseku, Garzi and Oltaiyoni came to assist Wiva in getting up thinking that she was unable to stand up. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The orphans settled to browse in Kanziku area and it was all quiet up to mud bath time when Naseku led the first group to the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Lemoyian settled to feed with Sirimon while Kamok settled to feed with Naseku(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  In the afternoon, the clouds cleared giving way to sun shine. The orphans briefly converged under a tree as  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Naseku came across a nice tree that she used to scratch the left side of her belly on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Roi, Naseku and Sirimon were the first ones to go for their midday milk feeds. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  After a while, they headed to the bush. 
 
In the bush all the orphans were all busy browsing; Roi and Naseku browsed together and scooped chucks of soil to throw in the air, scratching their trunks on the tree stumps in the bush. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The new elephants Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Roi, Tusuja, Naseku and Kauro were browsing together and staying around the keepers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  All the new elephants were playing very actively except Kauro who did not want to play in the mud. Naseku was the most playful one! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Out in the bush Barsilinga settled to feed with Kamok while Naseku went down on her knees to cut a shrub that she was unable to pull using her trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Shukuru, Naseku and Sirimon spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  On the way to the mud bath, a troop of chattering baboons scared Oltaiyoni, Naseku and Roi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  At mud bathing time, the temperature was moderate and Narok, Naseku, Lemoyian, Bongo, Boromoko, Barsilinga, Enkikwe, Shukuru, Laragai Garzi and Vuria participated fully in the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Turkwel had a brief chat with Naseku while Vuria spent some time in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  When the orphans were out in the forest in the early morning, Ukame, Karisa and Wanjala frightened the others by trying to lead them deep into the forest where Oltaiyoni, Roi and Naseku used to lead them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Kasigau and a junior wild bull. Naseku, Lemoyian, Narok, Kasigau, Boromoko, Siangiki, Bongo, Tusuja and Garzi participated fully in the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Narok settled to feed with Naseku, Kauro and Kamok while Lemoyian teamed up with Kilabasi and Makireti. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Tusuja, Kauro and Naseku arrived shortly before ten o'clock in the morning from the nursery to join their three other friends. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Early before dawn Kauro, Naseku and Tusuja were on their way to the Ithumba Relocation Unit where they were to join their friends Oltaiyoni, Roi and Kamok who were move just a few days before. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  t early this morning, it was unusual to witness all of the orphans browsing close to their keepers, even the older ones like Naseku, Kauro, Tusuja, Maramoja, Karisa and Ukame were all browsing close instead of walking off further. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The orphans used to be led out by Oltiayoni and Roi but today Naseku led Kauro, Tusuja, Galla, Wanjala, Karisa, Ukame and little Ambo out to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Due to Roi causing a lot of trouble during bottle feeding times, especially during the public visiting, Kauro has been dropped from the list of the first three to go, as he is very gentle, and it will be Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Roi who are the first to go to the next stage at the Ithumba stockades – if all goes according to plan this will be at dawn tomorrow! The next three will therefore be Naseku, Tusuja and Kauro who are doing really well at getting into the lorry, except for Tusuja of course. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  They all looked happy and healthy as they walked out to the bush in a playful mood, scampering around and bashing bushes down as they trumpeted with Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Roi and Naseku leading them out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  ts to move dow, though Tusuja still has yet to take his bottle actually inside the moving lorry! When Oltaiyoni, Roi, Kauro,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The warthogs put up a challenge to the young elephants though, as they are very greedy pigs, and they kept coming back again to try and get some scraps. Their activity got the attention of Rapa, Ngilai and Pare but instead of chasing after the warthogs as well they came to chase after the girls! Poor Malkia and Esampu’s game was ruined as they ran to Oltaiyoni, Roi, Naseku and Mbegu for safety from the mischievous boys… something which saw the naughty young boys quickly end their chase and shy away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  As the orphans were busy settling out in the bush to browse, Naseku, Kauro, Galla, Wanjala, Roi and Ukame decided to go in their own direction away from the others and deep into the forest, with Naseku and Galla in the lead. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  As the second group of elephants was busy drinking their milk during public visiting, greedy Roi and Naseku were busy causing havoc after finishing their bottles, trying to snatch the bottle from Maramoja who was still feeding. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  The lorry training for the elephants moving down continues – for Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro, Tusuja, Roi and Naseku this is a change to their everyday routine but they are getting used to it and all of them except Tusuja are drinking their milk in the lorry. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro, Naseku, Tusuja and Roi will all be graduating soon to the next phase. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Naseku was the ring leader and was trumpeting and running everywhere which was bringing the others to attention. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Oltaiyoni, Naseku and Roi raised the alarm, trumpeting and charging and running towards the keepers, as a pride of lions had run into the area chasing some impala. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Today Godoma had originally started walking off with Naseku following Tusuja and the others, but Mbegu won Godoma away from Naseku’s plans and the two enjoyed some good quality time with the little ones when they have come out to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  Galla, Wanjala and Naseku were much further ahead than the rest of the group, as they are always fond of being in the lead and browsing out in the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  The orphans were all out browsing together nicely this morning but at one stage Naseku, Tusuja, Kauro, Roi, Galla, Wanjala and Maramoja all decided to walk off away from the group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Maramoja, Roi, Sana Sana, Mbegu, Naseku, Rapa, Ndotto and Lasayen were all leading the game with Ndotto and Lasayen running after Naseku and trying to climb on her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Tusuja and Rapa decided to run back towards the stockades, while Kauro, Mbegu and Dupotto led the young ones like Jotto, Naseku, Murit and Pare to safety near the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Unfortunately this is when everyone else decided to join in as well and Maramoja, Galla, Dupotto, Mbegu and Naseku came over trumpeting, trying to drive the warthogs away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  However, Kamok, Roi, Kauro, Tusuja, Galla, Maramoja, Naseku and Oltaiyoni had other ideas; they tried to charge and chase the warthogs away, but they in turn were persistent. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  s arrived out in the forest this morning, some were busy browsing and others like Kauro, Tusuja, Roi, Mbegu, Maramoja, Rapa, Naseku, Lasayen, Ndotto, Dupotto and Godoma were all rolling around in the wet soil and little mud baths following the shower of rain we had last night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  The funny squeaking noise the piglets made Maxwell want to run around after them, though they were wise enough to all run in different directions and gather with their mother, leaving Maxwell always wondering which direction they had run in! As all this was going on, Dupotto, Naseku, Galla, Maramoja and Sana Sana had all gathered alongside Maxwell’s gate and were watching as Maxwell chased the mother and baby warthogs around his stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Mbegu and Dupotto joined Roi and Malkia and then Naseku, but then Naseku started prodding her in the back with her tusks too so Roi drove her away as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Rapa, Tusuja, Naseku and Kauro were busy playing hide and seek games, running all over the place as Naseku trumpeted to flush the warthogs out of the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Just before 8am their peaceful browsing session came to a swift end when Kiko came running towards them, which frightened them and made them trumpet and charge around. Playful Kiko started running up and down, turning when he came too close to the orphans who were protesting the disturbance! Naughty Kamok, Maramoja, Tusuja, Kauro and Naseku tried to chase him in the bushes, though Kiko challenged them by running fast and leaving them behind. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Led by Rapa, Naseku, Dupotto, Kamok and Ngilai they were charging around the dense bushes and trumpeting, prompting the others who were trying to browse there to do the same. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  When the girls stood up Ndotto ran away to avoid being pushed to stop misbehaving. He enjoys pushing big elephants Kamok,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Ndotto had engaged Naseku a game that he loves most, pushing each other around! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Tagwa and Roi gave the warthog a hard time and drove her out of the group.  
 
Naseku and Godoma had sneaked out of the group and moved farther into the bushes. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  August  2016  Tusuja still did not like the ball though and always moved away from it, and the same for Naseku(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  E. Margaret Kenyatta. The naughty babies were kept back from the visit – the likes of Kamok, Roi, Naseku, Maramoja, Galla and Rapa all stayed behind and were fed earlier. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Esampu is joining up with the little group consisting of Naseku, Roi and Godoma who make sure that nothing stands in their way when it is milk feeding time! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  As she headed out in her mission, Naseku and Dupotto decided to follow her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  enjoy getting this excellent moisturizer for their skin applied! Some will keep dodging the keepers trying to skip the oil – Naseku, Godoma and Rapa are the most stubborn and unwilling participants! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  As the orphans were walking out into the field this morning, Roi, Naseku, Dupotto, Rapa and Galla were all scampering around in the bushes, charging and chasing after a group of impala who were innocently trying to enjoy their browse. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  This morning the older girls Oltaiyoni, Roi, Mbegu, Naseku and Dupotto were all milling around the babies’ stockades trying to open their doors for them to come out early as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  He walked out and intentionally blocked Tusuja, Mara Moja and Naseku from getting to their milk bottles. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Meanwhile, Naseku, Rapa and Maramoja were all busy trying to run away, giving their keepers a hard time as they attempted to bath them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  When the orphans settled out to browse in the forest, Naseku was walking a group of her own which consisted of Ndotto, Lasayen, Rapa, Godoma, Maramoja and Roi but unfortunately leaving out Mbegu and Oltaiyoni. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  ecided 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  As soon as the orphans had settled out in the field this morning, Roi, Godoma, Rapa and Naseku has a busy time charging around after some impalas who were also trying to browse in the area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Oltaiyoni, Dupotto, Naseku and the little boy Ambo decided to spend their time under the tall trees instead; it was surprising how Oltaiyoni allowed the other girls to help her care for her baby as well, especially Naseku who normally does not have much interest in the younger babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Pea’s leg wound has started to heal and she even attended public visiting time today. Ndotto was also in his usual active and playing mood and he was running up and down the rope cordon saying high to the public and playing games with Naseku as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Yesterday Naseku was the one celebrating and running around and today is was Roi who led this random joyous moment as the orphans ran back into the forest after the public visiting hour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  When Tusuja and Naseku later tried to push Maramoja around, Mbegu was present to protect her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Ndotto was acting like a super star right in the middle of the mud bath area, showing off in a sitting style with Naseku and Lasayen. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Naseku had a bad night last night – after drinking her 9pm bottle of milk she went straight back to sleep but after about an hour she started shouting in her sleep. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  They chased around after Roi, Mbegu, Dupotto and Naseku, happy with the thought they were the only big boys there now and no one could challenge them, except mama Oltaiyoni! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  They were accompanied by Kamok, Roi, Oltaiyoni, Naseku, Kauro and Tusuja – it was funny to watch Boromoko and Sokotei even reluctant to leave the lorry, because they found some tasty greens hanging in there! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Out in the bush in the early morning, Naseku, Roi, Dupotto and Godoma were scampering out and about in the bushes as they charged and ran around after some dik diks. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  He decided he would and started sprinting after them enjoying their company for the whole morning, although Kamok and Naseku did not give him a moment of peace; they frequently charged and chased after him whenever he happened to browse alongside them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  There was a lot of rain last night from about 8pm and this mean Lasayen and Naseku had a bit of a sleepless night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  The tortoise proceeded on his way, eventually meeting Boromoko and Naseku(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Naseku came in between the two as a mediator – she managed to separate them and take Godoma away for a dust bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Godoma was leading Murit, Sana Sana and Naseku when the group came across a large pride of lions lying on the rocks near the mudbath area, sunning themselves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  This morning Ndotto was able to overpower Rapa and win their strength testing game and despite the keepers trying to keep the two apart Ndotto kept going after Rapa seemingly to try and get Rapa back for all the times he bullied Ndotto, Lasayen, Godoma, Naseku and Galla. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Once out in the browsing field some of the orphans settled to browse while others like Naseku, Kauro, Rapa, Tusuja, Mbegu and Dupotto charged around, running in and out of the bushes to welcome the new day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Naseku, Sokotei, Sirimon and Roi all headed deeper into the forest where they settled to browse on their own, each picking a spot for themselves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Sokotei, Sirimon, Boromoko, Roi, Naseku and Kamok all decide to tease Kiko by running towards him, chasing him in an effort to get him to leave. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  This morning while out in the bush Roi, Siangiki, Naseku, Kauro and Boromoko caused a lot of drama as they started to charge around chasing an Impala herd that was browsing close by. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Naseku is getting on really well with Godoma these days and we have seen her taking care of her throughout the day today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Up to date he is still a bully towards Naseku and Galla. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  They tried to help but they couldn’t and it wasn’t until Naseku and Tusuja ran over to save their keepers that the ostriches backed down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Kiko fought hard to catch up but he couldn’t, try as he might. As they all ran towards the forest, Enkikwe, Siangiki, Naseku and Roi were watching from a distance. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  None seemed interested in playing or enjoying a mud bath unlike previous days when playing and rolling in the mud was the only thing they wanted to do! As the orphans were enjoying their browsing session Balguda, Siangiki, Naseku, Sokotei, Oltaiyoni, Enkikwe, Sirimon, Boromoko and Olsekki happened upon a lone male buffalo that was busy enjoying a mud bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  They just busied themselves with browsing on the bushes. As some were slowly browsing, Kamok, Naseku, Balguda, Siangiki, Roi and Alamaya were all seen walking very fast and browsing further than the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Oltaiyoni, Siangiki, Mbegu and Naseku all popped out of the bushes running to meet her to see what was happening. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Although he is bigger Galla avoids interacting with Lasayen, Ndotto, Rapa and  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  As the orphans left the milk feeding area they all went in different directions. Roi, Naseku, Murit and Ndotto decided to go in the same direction. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  This evening when all the babies had returned home for the afternoon, Naseku had a nice time with Luggard. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  As usual during milk time the babies will come for their milk in small groups. Ndotto had arrived together with Tusuja, Naseku and Murit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Before Kamok and Mbegu joined the rest, they first decided to say hello to Luggard. Every morning when Naseku, his neighbour, leaves her stockade the little boy is always left in a nervous mood and fights to accompany her out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Naseku however, quietly vanished taking a few of the babies with her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  It is known that when the orphans leave their stockades in the morning, naughty Kamok sneaks away from the herd and goes to browse on the bushes between the car park and Naseku, Rapa and Sokotei’s stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Settling out in the field they were all busy browsing and the greedy ones like Olsekki, Naseku, Roi, Sokotei and Enkikwe were all seen competing over who could lead the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  As the first group of orphans were running down to enjoy their first bottle during public visiting today, Naseku, who is a greedy one, entered into the area charging after Pea and Pod as she wanted them to give her right of way, but instead they challenged her with their long legs and quick sprints! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Soon after the orphans settled down to browse out in the field this morning, Siangiki, Naseku, Kamok, Alamaya, Roi and Kauro spent a busy moment charging around and chasing after 2 female warthogs and their piglets. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  When the orphans came out of their stockades in the early morning Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Naseku, Sokotei, Roi and Siangiki spent a moment standing around outside poor Simotua’s stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Naseku and Godoma were the first ones to arrive and seeing the warthogs in front of them they decided to take a different route. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Dupotto, Lasayen, Naseku and Ndotto loved both the mud and the soil. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  He didn’t bother to accompany them but waited for the second group. Dupotto, Tusuja, Naseku and Mbegu were in the second group and who he decided to accompany and when they reached the milk feeding area he started fighting for more milk pretending he hadn’t already had any! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Balguda was found trying to chase anyone who attempted to overtake him. When Naseku saw a keeper coming she was the first one to overtake Balguda and just as Balguda was about to go after her the keeper shouted at him and he moved to the side, allowing his friends to finally continue home for their delicious milk. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Some like naughty Rapa, Godoma, Ndotto, Lasayen, Mbegu, Naseku, Kamok and Dupotto were all seen busily playing in the running water in a small stream which had formed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Sometimes he even bullies Naseku who is older than him! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Naseku, Balguda, Oltaiyoni, Olsekki and Roi were leading the orphans out into the forest early in the morning, when they came across a herd of impalas that were grazing there too. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  During public viewing at 11am Ndotto, Lasayen, Ngilai, Mbegu and Naseku all had a lovely time playing after getting into the mud bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Tusuja lost his friend Rapa to Balguda and Naseku today as the three have been browsing together further in the forest since early morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Naseku led out her group today which consisted of Balguda, Enkikwe and Sirimon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Ngilai and Godoma spotted them but the others, Ndotto, Lasayen, Murit, Naseku and Mwashoti did not see them come in. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Today the visitors for the private visit came a bit late and before they arrived Naseku, Ndotto and Godoma had been putting up such a fuss to get their milk determined not to be delayed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  For Mbegu to react he then pushed Naseku while she was drinking water from the trough and this made her furious – she drove him hard away from the group and outside of the rope cordon! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Naseku is becoming more confident and really out going as she always wants to lead the others whilst out in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Rapa had an energetic time scratching his behind on Mwashoti as he posed with his head in the mud and his rear in the air! Little Naseku then tried to scratch herself on Mwashoti too but bully Rapa didn’t let her achieve this aim and pushed her away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  As soon as the orphans came out of their stockades in the early morning, little Naseku enjoyed leading the entire herd out to the bush, backed by Oltaiyoni, Siangiki and Roi and then closely followed by Boromoko, Olsekki, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Many of the orphans were showing off dramatic games which really caught the eyes of the visiting public. Mbegu, Dupotto, Naseku and Mwashoti spun around in the pool making it very muddy – ideal for sunblock and conditioning their skin. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Today during bottle feeding at public visiting, the two boys finished their milk very quickly and went over to where little Naseku was enjoying her milk bottle and they both promptly head butted her from behind. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Today soon after the orphans had their 9 o’clock feed, Oltaiyoni took the time to discipline naughty Enkikwe who head butted poor Naseku(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  They went looking for fresh, tasty pasture moving away from their keepers. Balguda was together with Naseku, and this new friendship is rather lovely to watch as our quiet girl is finding the love a reassurance and protection from our oldest bull,. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015   
 
Previously Naseku had been nursing a big swelling on her forehead which she got when she fell down a water hole; she also bruised her spine quite badly. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2015  The two little great friends Lasayen and Ndotto are becoming little bullies towards the polite girl Naseku(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  At public visiting it was a great mud bath time for the first group when they finished taking their milk. Naseku was the first one to get into the mud pool followed by Lasayen and then everyone else. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015   
Before the 3pm feeding Balguda, having become so playful since not feeling well all that time, and  (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2015  ay she was born but who is morphing into a caring, nurturing mini-matriarch along with best friend Mbegu, took little babies Naseku, Godoma and Ngilai further afield from the rest of their family this morning, enjoying the sensation of being the matriarch in charge and feeling like a big girl with her own mini herd deferring to her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  As the orphans moved out into the bush they divided themselves into group. Balguda led the group of Mbegu, Naseku our new little arrival, Roi, Kauro and the little boy Murit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Out in the field Naseku has been having moments of sneaking away from her group and walking into the stockade area, though she is being stopped before she actually reaches that area on her own. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  As this was happening, Naseku was finishing her bottle after which she walked away from the public visiting area and tried to run out to where the big orphan herd was waiting. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  As all this was happening Siangiki had walked back to join the others who were already busy browsing.  
 
Naseku is showing more interest these days in interacting with the big girls like Embu, Suswa, Mashariki and Arruba. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2015  These levels were immediately boosted.  
 
Lovely Naseku has completely settled and these days she is becoming another greedy individual for milk. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2015  Balguda and Arruba were on a mission and they took Naseku with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Last night there was a heavy downpour and none of the babies slept very well. Rapa, Mbegu, Kamok, Kauro and Naseku all had a long night, some of them struggling to push their gates open to look for safety with some of their friends. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Finally Naseku has joined the other babies out in the bush this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Most of the older females were crowded around the new baby’s gate to greet her. She has been names Naseku and she still appears to be very confused, which is quite common with orphans when they arrive at this slightly older age. (read more...) view
 

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