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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

6/11/2018 

Orwa and Bomani had spent the night just outside the stockade, and welcomed the juniors out in the morning. Orwa performed a game of rolling on the ground while Bomani, Tusuja and Namalok settled for a scratching exercise on the nearby rocks. It was a quiet morning as the orphans settled to browse in Kone area without any major observations. Olsekki settled to browse with Pare while Dupotto teamed up with Roi. At mud bath time, the orphans only had milk and water then went back to browsing. In the afternoon, the sun was getting hot and so Rapa, Tusuja, Olsekki and Siangiki spent some time relaxing under some trees and overhanging rocks. They only resumed browsing when it became much cooler later on. 

Roi and Dupotto


Orwa, Lemoyian and Bomani


Olsekki and Pare

6/10/2018 

Olare was by herself outside the stockade when the orphans were let out. Pare walked over to Olare and exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks. Shortly later, Olare had a game of rolling on the ground as she tried to entice the juniors to join her but no one was interested. Olare then stood up and remembered that there was Enkikwe who she was supposed to check on, to see his healing progress. Olare walked to where Enkikwe was standing and had a brief chat with him, before showing the juniors the way out to the browsing field. Mteto settled to browse with Mundusi while Esampu briefly settled to browse with Lemoyian.

On the way to the mud bath, the orphans were joined by Mutara’s group, Kilaguni, Chaimu, Kandecha and Kibo. As Galla was drinking his milk, he was bumped by Ukame. Galla complained bitterly and his loud protest reached Roi, his friend. Roi was drinking water at the water trough and came down running to check what was happening to her friend Galla. Roi met Galla on mid-way and took him to the water trough as she tried to find out if he was okay. Mutara assigned herself the role of taking care of Mundusi, Mteto and Esampu at mud bath. Mutara took the three new babies aside and inspected them and communicated with them in low rumbles. Shortly later, Mutara brought her meeting with the new babies to an end by walking them to join their friends who were wallowing. Tusuja had a brief strength testing exercise with Kainuk as Kilaguni played with Kanjoro. After the herd had enough wallowing, the orphans headed to Kanziku area while Mutara’s group took her group towards Imenti area. Kamok settled to browse with Wanjala while Oltaiyoni teamed up with Olsekki.
 

Pare greeting Olare


Mundusi


Kandecha after a wallow

6/8/2018 

Olare and Mutara’s groups were standing outside the compound when the orphans were let out. Mutara had fun trying to climb up the wall as her friends waited patiently to meet the babies. Once the gates were opened, Kibo walked straight in as the youngsters made their way out. Kamok left with a branch in her mouth that she continued chewing on as she thought of her next move. Tusuja engaged Kanjoro in a strength testing exercise while Enkikwe, who tries to avoid crowded areas so no one knocks his bad leg, settled for a morning soil dusting. Later Tusuja moved to play with Sities as Mutara, Suguta, and Kilaguni had fun rolling on the ground. Pare was not left out as he also tried to challenge Turkwel, while Galla stood aside waiting to have a word with Turkwel. Mutara and her team accompanied the orphans to the browsing field and enjoyed feeding together up to mud bath time when Maramoja led the first group to the mud bath. The sun was hot and everyone wallowed in the water which was followed by a spectacular soil dusting exercise. Karisa was annoyed by Galla and quit the wallowing early when Galla attempted to ride on him. Karisa hurried to walk out from the water as Galla tried to grab his tail to pull him back, but Karisa managed to break free. In the afternoon, Mutara took the entire team back to the browsing field and later in the evening escorted the juniors back to the stockade.  

Mutara climbing over the wall


Kamok with a branch in her mouth


Tusuja plays with Sities

6/7/2018 

Soon after the orphans were let out, Maramoja led her friends briefly to feed on lucerne, where Pare had a disagreement with Roi. Pare thought that he would threaten Roi, but Roi stood her ground and even drove Pare away. Galla engaged Bomani in a strength testing exercise, in an effort to acquire new pushing tactics from Bomani. Galla later turned to Kauro to try and put into practice what he had just learned from Bomani.

Later, the orphans were joined by Mutara’s group where Galla picked on Kanjoro in a pushing game so as to enhance his pushing skills. Enkikwe and Siangiki came together and had lengthy chat while browsing as they shared their experiences over their lion encounter. Enkikwe, Olsekki and Siangiki came together from Nairobi in May 2016 and have remained very close friends. Olsekki and Siangiki were clearly worried about Enkikwe and his wounds during those two months he was kept back in the stockades to help him recover, and would often go to check on him. Now he is out with them in the bush again they like being altogether.

At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Mutara’s herd again and it was a fun moment as Mutara, Suguta, Kainuk and Sities were clearly in a playful mood, charging and trumpeting and running here and there. Kainuk and Sities were mostly interested with the new babies. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in Kone area as Mutara and her group left to another location only to reappear again at the stockade compound in the evening.
 

Galla plays with Bomani


Kanjoro plays with Galla


Enkikwe and Siagniki browsing together

 

 

 

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