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Nursery Unit  June  2018  Attempts by Ndiwa to copy Sana Sana however did not quite work out, as she cannot yet hold her bottle firmly enough. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  This drew Ndiwa’s attention who came rushing over to find out what was happening. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  Sometimes Malkia is left with almost nothing to eat as  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  With Shukuru having gone back to Tsavo it seems Ndiwa has taken over her shoes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  Shukuru was accompanied by Ndiwa, Sagala and Kuishi today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  Today he has been following Shukuru around for most of the day. Ndiwa looks as if she is still missing her friends Mundusi and Mteto a little, who she used to go out into the forest with. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  Neither one wanted the other to win, or wanted to take it easy on the other, so they played vigorously with each one trying to dominate the other! As their game reached its climax Ndiwa, who had been watching the two boys play fighting for some time with neither one giving up, approached the two boys to see what was going on. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  After Jotto, Ambo and Mapia were moved to be in the older group with the big girls like Shukuru, Ndiwa, Sana Sana, Sagala, Malkia, Tagwa and Kuishi, the first group seems to be very peaceful and there is no one to bully the youngsters, especially during the public visit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  Ndiwa was scaring the other orphans by trying to lead them away into the bushes but then turning and running back frightened. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  ure of Mbegu and Godoma to Tsavo, the babies left in the Nursery are still trying to decide who between Tagwa, Sana Sana and Ndiwa will be their new leader. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  It must be very confusing as to why they would suddenly leave, but it is all part of growing up and being reintroduced back to the wild and we know that one day in the future they will see them again when they are old enough to make the same journey. Musiara and Sattao are doing okay without the presence of their adopted mothers Mbegu and Godoma, and are forging new close bonds with Tagwa, Ndiwa and Sana Sana, and sometimes Malkia to. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2018  It was a very smooth loading process and they were on their way in no time at all. 
 
Today some of the orphans like Ndiwa, Sana Sana and Sagala, who used to sneak away into the bushes with them, seemed to miss them. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2018  As her health improves she is also showing stronger signs of becoming independent. Although Ndotto, Ndiwa and Mundusi sometimes accompany on her forays deep into the forest, most of the time she likes to browse alone. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2018  Mbegu, Ndotto, Ngilai, Lasayen, Ndiwa and Murit will soon be on their way to Tsavo to begin the next phase of their lives. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2018  The orphans who are old enough now are Mbegu, Ndotto, Lasayen, Ngilai, Mundusi, Murit, Sana Sana, Godoma, Ndiwa and perhaps some others we are not sure yet. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2018  Once they are all out in the forest she prefers to browse further away, or sometimes she is accompanied by Sagala or Ndiwa(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2018  As the orphans settled to browse out in the grassy field area this morning, Ndiwa, Ndotto, Sagala, Mteto, Mundusi and Lasayen came across a lone male buffalo that was busy grazing in the tall grass which almost fully covered it! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2018  Even Shukuru, Mbegu, Ndotto, Ngilai, Ndiwa, Lasayen, Mundusi, Mteto and Sagala who are always basically knocking on their gates to come out in the morning, where quiet and standing at the back of their rooms with no intention of walking out into the rain anytime soon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2018  oday after the 3pm milk feed, Ndotto, Ndiwa, Sagala and Mundusi sneaked off and walked deep into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2018  Tagwa, Sagala, Ndiwa and Malkia had a plan to join the first group at the public visiting time that, unfortunately for them, was nipped in the bud! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2018  Luckily when she got close to Ndiwa’s pen, she met with Tamiyoi, Enkesha and Maktao who were just arriving from the forest to go into their own rooms. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2018  In that respect even the older ones including Shukuru, Ndiwa, Sagala, Mundusi, Ndotto and Mapia who like to go off and browse stayed with the group this morning and they all moved and browsed together as one herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2018  Some of the orphans like Maisha, Mapia, Sagala and Ndiwa lost their way in all the commotion and ran in the wrong direction, making it hard for the keepers to find them and gather them altogether again. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  When it’s time for bottle feeding, especially the midday feed, some of the orphans like Sagala, Ndiwa and Mundusi remain restless and give the keepers a hard time controlling them to stay back with the older orphans and wait their turn. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  The orphans are very happy and have a huge variety to feed on now. Big girls like Shukuru and Ndiwa are taking advantage of the thicker bushes to dodge the keepers when they feel like it as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  Today Shukuru, Ndotto, Ndiwa, Ngilai, Sagala and Sana Sana directly formed a lined and marched out at a quick pace, suggesting they were in a hurry to move deep into the forest as usual. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  It has been four days now that we have seen Shukuru leading Ndotto ‘s group of Ndiwa, Sagala, Mundusi, Ngilai, Mteto and Sana Sana far deep into the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  This meant that some of the youngest orphans including Maktao, Sattao, Emoli, Kiasa, Enkesha, Musiara, Maisha and Luggard as well stayed inside. Tamiyoi, Malima and Mapia forced their way back into their stables for shelter whilst the bigger orphans like Mbegu, Ndotto, Ngilai, Ndiwa, Sana Sana, Mundusi, Lasayen, Mteto and Sagala were all busy enjoying rolling in the wet soil and muddy earth, and running through the flowing water everywhere as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  The rest of her group Ndotto, Shukuru, Ndiwa, Mundusi, Sagala, Sana Sana and Ngilai were not with her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2018  Ndiwa has apparently become the leader of the group that browses deep in the forest looking for nice green vegetation. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  Today he was in the company of older elephants led by Ndiwa and they went off deep into the forest to browse. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  Ndiwa is well known for sneaking down to the mud bath area at 11am with the younger group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  Ndiwa then led a group of big girls like Tagwa, Mteto, Shukuru and Godoma and they started feeding in the bushes close by. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  The keepers were trying to make them stay with the rest of the group today, but suddenly Ndotto, Ndiwa and Mundusi frightened the rest of the group by running and charging and trumpeting. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  We have noticed that recently Sagala, Mteto, Ndiwa, Mundusi, Mapia and Ndotto have formed their own little mini group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  Everyone was happy when she submerged herself in the water with her legs splayed and rolled around in happiness. Ndiwa played with Malkia in the far corner before Sana Sana interrupted them, then a slight push and pull gave started between Sana Sana and Malkia. (read more...) view
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Nursery Unit  February  2018  As the group were almost about to leave, Ndiwa, Malkia and Tagwa came running in towards the wheelbarrow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2018  Mteto started shouting and Sagala followed her, running out of the bushes to safety. Mundusi, Ndiwa and Kuishi ran right straight past the keepers and seemed to be making for home. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  Ndiwa never shows that much interest towards the little babies, but today she was being very helpful towards the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  He didn’t leave for the rest of the day! 
 
Esampu does have two sides to her. On the one hand she can be the naughty, feisty elephants the other orphans and keepers have to put up with, but sometimes she can be caring and calm as well. Today she has been especially concerned with one of the babies, taking care of him and accompanying him whilst he walked around with Ndiwa as well. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2018  Mundusi, Jotto, Kuishi, Sagala, Maisha, Ndiwa and Lasayen were just watching from a distance as Kiko ran around and kicked his legs out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  They came running over stamping and trumpeting and Malkia and Ndiwa yelled in excitement at seeing them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  He was left behind after he had accompanied Mbegu and Lasayen, Ndotto, Mundusi, Ndiwa and Mteto who decided to walk deep into the forest in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  Before it was time to go to the public visit today, Shukuru, Sagala, Ndiwa, Ndotto and Lasayen sneaked away from the group to browse deep in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2018  Big boys like Ndotto, Murit and Lasayen and some of the big girls like Mbegu, Godoma, Sana Sana, Tagwa, Mteto, Sagala and Ndiwa had all rolled around in the mud that morning, a joyful event which also saw youngsters like Malima, Emoli, Tamiyoi, Jotto, Ambo, Musiara, Sattao, Kiasa, Mapia and Enkesha all join in too and take their time getting nice and muddy before it was time for their 9 o’clock bottle feeding. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2017  Soon after the 3pm milk feed, Ndotto, Lasayen, Mundusi, Ngilai and Ndiwa challenged the keepers and sneaked away from the group to browse deep in the forest right up until 5pm, when they still showed no intention of coming home as they were busy enjoying the tasty vegetation they had found! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2017  The limping Luggard was seen following  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2017  The small ones moved next to the keepers while Mbegu, Ndotto, Lasayen, Malkia and Ndiwa moved forward to protect the herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2017  Malkia, Mteto, Kuishi and Godoma then charged in as Murit, Ambo, Jotto, Sana Sana and Ndiwa backed them up. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2017  He was worried the keepers would discipline him too and so he ran off yelling. 
 
Ndotto, Lasayen, Ndiwa and Mundusi were very restless today, as if they were wondering where their older friends were as it was Kauro that usually led them out further than the others. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2017  Out in the forest, Mapia seems to be enjoying the company of Kauro and Ndiwa – the two are being very kind to Mapia and enjoy his company; they do not push him around at all. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  Esampu and Kuishi then decided to go and browse, leaving Enkesha enjoying the mud right up until it was visiting time! Ndiwa managed to sneak away from the second group, which is her speciality, and join the first group down at the visiting area, thus she had her milk bottles slightly earlier than usual. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  In the bushes, while the rest were busy feeding, Kauro, Mundusi, Rapa, Ndotto and Ndiwa sneaked away from the group and walked some distance away were they settled and started browsing peacefully. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  Tagwa and Ndiwa are two girls you would not normally find paired up together but today these two decided to wonder off together into the thicket to browse. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  Ndiwa is one of the orphans that doesn’t like to stay in the same spot the keepers have chosen for them to browse in. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  Malima moved from the back stockades to the front ones in another attempt to dodge the keepers but all in vain. Enkesha is the one who managed to trick the keepers in the end as she moved behind Maxwell’s stockade without being noticed and his in the far pens which are currently housing Ndiwa and Mundusi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2017  The orphans are enjoying the soft browse which is a great relief from the dry spell and dry vegetation they have had for the past few months. Newcomers like Namalok, Sapalan, Maisha and Emoli are very happy with this change in weather, and sometimes partner with Kauro, Ndotto, Pare, Ndiwa, Mundusi and sometimes Maramoja to browse further afield, in the new grassy areas. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2017  Even the greedy elephants like Ndiwa, Mundusi and Pare who always run like mad to get to their milk bottles first, were just sauntering down because they felt it was too hot to run. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2017  Tamiyoi’s loud cry drew Pare and Lasayen’s attention who came over to see what was happening with their ears raised and their trunks held high. They walked around Tamiyoi as she attempted to stand up to protect her from being bumped again! 
 
It caught the keepers by surprised in the morning when Ndiwa, Sapalan and Sagala joined the mud bath area before the first group had left. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  October  2017  She has made some friends including Ndiwa, Mundusi, Maramoja and young ones like Emoli and Maisha too. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2017  Ndiwa, Maramoja, Kauro, Rapa, Mteto, Ndotto, Lasayen and Pare who were leading the herd tried to charge after the buffalos but they just banded together to show a united front, which scared Kauro, Ndotto, Lasayen and Pare! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2017  When the babies were in the forest the buffalos were still there standing under a tree. Ndiwa saw them and walked towards them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2017  She seemed to settle in very quickly in general and drank milk from a bottle at noon. Ndiwa and Mundusi were moved to a different stockade on the other side which Ndiwa took very well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  It was the first time Mundusi, Mteto and Ndiwa had visited this area of the Park and they were very busy exploring and enjoying the new vegetation they found. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Meanwhile at Namalok’s gate Mundusi was having a rough time with Ndiwa(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  However, as they have a strong sense of smell they sensed the new arrival throughout the night and first thing in the morning Malkia went straight to Ndiwa’s old stockade where he had been placed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  However, even out in the forest many stayed reluctant to start their morning browsing and only Ndiwa, Mundusi, Maramoja, Kauro, Lasayen and Rapa appeared relaxed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Their reaction was only welcomed by Lasayen and Ndotto who happily engaged Pare and Ngilai in a play pushing game.  
 
Ndiwa and Mundusi always keep themselves in high spirits and they were very restless and playful during bottle feeding today. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  September  2017  Ndiwa, Mundusi, Kauro, Rapa, Sana Sana, Mteto and Ngilai accidently bumped into Solio whilst she was resting in the middle of some dense bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  As soon as all the orphans came out of their pens they just walked out quietly to the forest in a long line, with Mbegu,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Ndiwa, Mundusi and Mteto are being little trouble makers these days, especially during the morning public visit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  The rest of the morning the orphans browsed tightly packed together, even those like Lasayen,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Ndiwa has mastered the keepers hand set radio communication very well now. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Sattao decided to hang out with Kauro, Ndotto, Ndiwa and Maramoja this morning, which is quite unusual for him as he normally doesn’t stray too far from his keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  As the orphans were preparing to go down for the public visit today Ndiwa, Maramoja, Ngilai, Pare and Esampu came across a gang of buffalo in the thicket. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  t 3pm while Enkesha was enjoying soil dusting, Ndiwa accidentally stood on her trunk and she shouted out in pain. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Rapa and Ndiwa were both moved to a different stockade a few days ago. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Sneaky girl Ndiwa, lured Enkesha, Sana Sana and Mundusi away from the herd as the keepers were rounding the orphans up to take them back to the stockades for their 5pm feeding. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Lately, Ndiwa and Mundusi have been misbehaving around the public visiting hour and are always up to new tactics to outwit their keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  In the field this morning, Kuishi, Sana Sana, Malima, Ndiwa, Ngilai, Mundusi, Rapa and Mteto were having a great time chasing and charging after some impalas they encountered. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Mbegu will always run towards  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Sana Sana has been hanging out with Ndiwa and Mundusi today and they have been browsing separately away from the group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  It was still a bit dark because of the misty weather but due to his persistence the keeper let him out and he ran in a celebratory fashion straight to Ndiwa’s gate which is right at the top of the stockade area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  During the public visit today Ndiwa and Ndotto sneaked in to the first group to have their milk before their time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Today, those that normally like to wander away from the herd like Ndiwa and Mundusi, decided not to and stayed close to the group. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  This annoyed Godoma and she came over to drive Kuishi away from the scene before going back to console Tamiyoi.  
 
Ndiwa has settled in so well and knows where her stockade is like the front of her trunk. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  June  2017  Maramoja, Ndiwa, Mundusi and Mteto are regrouping and browsing further afield than the other orphans, just like the used to do in the company of Ukame, Galla and Wanjala, but now Maramoja and Ndiwa are their little leaders. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  The likes of Mbegu, Maramoja, Pare, Lasayen, Rapa, Ndiwa and Mundusi looked bored and sad as they seemed to miss the company of the older orphans Ukame, Wanjala and Galla who left yesterday for the reintroduction unit in Tsavo East National Park. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Ukame, Maramoja, Galla, Ndotto, Ndiwa and Wanjala who had attached themselves to the main herd since their older friends left for Ithumba, now browsed in the company of Kauro who seemed to have taken over the position of Kelelari as an older bull. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  It has been noticed recently that Ndiwa, Mundusi and Mteto, who came to the Nursery a bit older and thus still have the memory of the wild fresh in their minds, have been spending a lot of time with each other and seem very attached. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Having not shown any sadness or upset yesterday, today their mood was very different. Apart from Mundusi and Ndiwa who stay apart from the group most of the time, the entire herd was crowded together. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Mundusi and Ndiwa are getting on so well with each other, which is very nice to see since Mundusi took a long time to settle down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Today he vanished even before the others went to the lorry, along with Enkesha and Ndiwa(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  She eventually left in her own time, back to the rest of the herd.  
 
Ndiwa is very fond of the milk formula but she has not quite got the right timing of the feeding hour and is often too early! (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2017  Ndiwa and Rapa kept chasing him away but he would only disappear for awhile before returning back to the herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Maramoja, Wanjala, Godoma, Ukame, Karisa, Kelelari, Rapa, Ndotto, Galla, Lasayen, Sana Sana, Ngilai and Ndiwa were all walking out and as the young baboons bounced around on their mothers back and they all chatted loudly, Maramoja, Galla, Wanjala an Karisa marched after them with their ears erect and trumpeting as they stamped around, a show of strength to see the baboons away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  However it was Enkesha who broke the morning’s peace by sneaking away from the group and leading Mundusi, Ndiwa, Kuishi and Mteto to the mud wallow where she settled into the mud pool to enjoy an early mud bath! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Kelelari’s behaviour made them all start charging and trumpeting, though Kelelari over took them and was far ahead, with Ndiwa, Mteto, Mundusi and Karisa chasing after him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Their lack of interest prompted poor Kelelari to protest and stamp his feet, and begin trumpeting as well, which succeeded in drawing the attention of Galla and Wanjala, but also Karisa, Ukame, Dupotto, Maramoja and Ndiwa who all came running over and they all enjoyed a busy time of running around in and out of the bushes, trumpeting and stamping with excitement. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  When the orphans arrived out in the forest Mundusi, Ndiwa and Mteto were in a very restless mood and were spotted several times trying to sneak back to the stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  It seems today Mteto tried to use Maramoja and Ndiwa to win Mundusi over as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Ndiwa has still not stopped her habit of revisiting the stockade in the middle of the day at unusual hours – today she did it twice. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Mundusi’s second day out in the forest has gone okay without any dramas. Ndiwa has developed a new habit of sneaking away from the rest of the group and heading back to the stockades – it is a habit we hope she won’t teach Mundusi as the two have become quite close recently. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Out in the bush he did not pay much attention to his new family, but only to Ndiwa who he kept following around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  This made room for Kuishi to have fun with the little girl and roll around in the mud with her. 
 
Little Ndiwa made her first visit to the public visiting time at 11am today, and throughout her time at the mud bath she stuck close to Mbegu and Dupotto. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2017  Soon after the visit a few orphans were walked back to the stockade to escort little Ndiwa out to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  She was names Ndiwa and the poor girl was very skinny and dehydrated, proving that she had been without her mother for some time. (read more...) view
 

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