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Ithumba Unit  November  2017  They came across a small pool of water and Siangiki and Roi went to drink from it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  Ex Orphan Turkwel greeted Siangiki and later the two groups walked back home in the evening. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2017  In the bush, all the orphans were busy browsing despite the dry, hot weather. Olsekki and Siangiki browsed together and Shukuru went to play in the mud before scratching on a tree. (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  The no nonsense and quiet Siangiki spent some time scratching her belly on a fallen tree. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  The temperature was moderate and only Lemoyian, Olsekki, Naseku, Shukuru, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki decided to wallow. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  The orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area where Laragai, Siangiki, Tusuja and Kithaka came across a branch that had been felled by a wild elephant which they shared amongst themselves without any problems. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by eight wild bulls and later in the afternoon Sokotei, Enkikwe, Siangiki, Shukuru and Tusuja spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Siangiki settled to browse with Olsekki while Garzi rolled on the ground on his own. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  The orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area. Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe while Sirimon settled to browse with Wanjala and Galla. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Yatta and Yoyo were not present. After the orphans had milk, some water and finished mud bathing, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki led the way up the slopes of the Ithumba Hill where they all settled to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2017  Siangiki and Kamok briefly entwined their trunks in morning greetings while Garzi settled to scratch his belly on a termite hill. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Later, Sokotei and Siangiki used the same tree to scratch their ears while Lemoyian, who loves pushing games, engaged Enkikwe to a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Sokotei and Olsekki left with branches in their mouths but Shukuru and Siangiki forced Olsekki into sharing his with them by pulling it from his mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The orphans then walked out for their day in the Park. 
 
Everyone was busy browsing with Sokotei and Siangiki browsing close together. (read more...)
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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  Tusuja teamed up with Boromoko to browse while Wanjala settled to browse and chat with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Afterwards the orphans headed to the Kanziku area where they settled to browse. Garzi, Barsilinga, Siangiki, Oltaiyoni and Dupotto spent some time in a soil dusting exercise. (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  They later resumed browsing when the temperatures dropped and it was a bit cooler. Galla settled to browse with Siangiki and in the evening on the way back to the stockade, the orphans passed by the mud bath again where they participated in an evening wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Lemoyian was attracted by Olsekki's game and came over to climb on him. Siangiki had a brief chat with Sirimon before Sirimon moved to play with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Tusuja, while wallowing, had the opportunity of climbing on Sirimon while Lemoyian rode on Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Out in the bush, Oltaiyoni settled to browse with Galla while Boromoko teamed up with Olsekki. Shukuru and Siangiki took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise and resumed browsing when they were done. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Galla settled to browse with Ukame while Oltaiyoni teamed up with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Tusuja got tired of talking to someone who was not responding and so walked away. Sokotei, Lemoyian and Siangiki settled for a scratching exercise while Shukuru and Galla settled to soil dust. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  he orphans were busy browsing all morning with Shukuru apparently in a very active mood. Enkikwe and Siangiki led the group to the mudbath for their milk and after all the orphans played in the mud. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Shukuru was scratching on a tree after a long game in the mudbath. The orphans, led by Siangiki, walked back to the bush for browsing with Kinna and Kama leading the Ex Orphans. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Lemoyian was in a playful mood and thus started his first game with Boromoko. As Siangiki was passing by, Lemoyian stopped playing with Boromoko and attempted to climb on Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Out in the Park, Sirimon competed with Siangiki on who could stretch their trunks up the highest to pluck some leaves from the trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Lemoyian, who loves strength testing games, approached Sirimon as Siangiki walked towards Wanjala to beg for some lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Orwa lay down in an attempt to woo the juniors to play on him. Siangiki, Boromoko and Oltaiyoni surrounded him but just stood and watched Orwa instead of playing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  By mid-morning the junior Ex Orphans parted ways with the orphans but secretly they hijacked Siangiki without the keeper’s knowledge. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Garzi played with Ololoo which did not last long and he lost. Wanjala settled to browse close to Olsekki as Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Tomboi, Orwa, Narok, Bomani and Vuria arrived early at mud bath and relaxed under a tree as they waited for the juniors. When the juniors arrived at mud bath, Narok rushed to welcome them. Shortly later Makireti, Kilabasi, Kasigau and Kilaguni checked in and headed straight to join Tomboi, Shukuru, Boromoko, Sirimon, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki who were wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Ukame teamed up with Siangiki to browse while Lemoyian and Enkikwe had a brief strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Shukuru, Olsekki, Siangiki, Ukame, Boromoko, Barsilinga, Sirimon, Kithaka and Garzi all followed him into the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Lemoyian kept trying to climb on Siangiki’s back which she was most displeased with and Tusuja and Boromoko had some fun pushing each other back and forth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Buchuma headed straight to the wallow while the babies had their milk. After finishing their bottles Tusuja and Siangiki joined Buchuma to wallow in the mud. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in Kanziku area. Lemoyian settled to feed with Siangiki as Sirimon had a brief strength testing exercise with Sokotei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later Galla took over from Tusuja and engaged Kanjoro in a brief strength testing exercise. Kalama played with Siangiki as Sirimon tried his hand on Murka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  t was not a very hot day so not all the orphans wanted to go into the mud bath but Siangiki, Enkikwe, Laragai, Lemoyian, Roi, Olsekki, Kilaguni and Chaimu all played vigorously until they left the area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Galla moved to play with Siangiki and later tried to challenge Shukuru. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  There was some excitement as one of the big bulls chased Sidai who appeared to be in season. Only Siangiki was brave enough to join the Ex Orphans to wallow in the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  At mud bath at noon, only Siangiki and Ukame decided to go into the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Olare and Mutara’s herds. Only Siangiki, Olsekki, Garzi and Kanjoro participated in wallowing at the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later, Kithaka climbed on Sirimon as Siangiki and Shukuru enjoyed a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Soon after the eleven o'clock milk feed, Barsilinga, Garzi, Boromoko, Sokotei, Tusuja, Siangiki, Shukuru and Lemoyian all decided to go wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Barsilinga, Lemoyian, Shukuru, Sirimon, Siangiki, Vuria and Oltaiyoni really enjoyed the mud bath at length. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  n the evening, back in the stockade compound, Oltaiyoni was transferred to join Siangiki and her group for the night. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At the browsing field Sirimon settled to browse with Shukuru as Olsekki settled to feed with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Bomani engaged Garzi in a pushing game while Narok tackled Barsilinga. At Roi settled to feed with Kauro as Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe teamed up together to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Later in the day, Kithaka played Laragai as Oltaiyoni, Naseku and  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At mud bath only Bongo went into the mud as the rest of the group went back to browsing. Polite Kauro teamed up with three warthogs to graze on the grass but only after he tried to charge at them and the warthogs refused to go.  
At around three o'clock in the afternoon and without the keepers knowing, Narok, Bomani, Vuria and Bongo visited and took Tusuja, Siangiki, Enkikwe, Sirimon, Olsekki, Kithaka, Garzi and Lemoyian. (read more...)
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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  After taking their midday feed Kamok, Lemoyian, Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki participated in mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  In the afternoon Tusuja settled to browse with Boromoko and Siangiki and Bomani. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  The sky was clear as the orphans concentrated on browsing. Shukuru and Siangiki took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Enkikwe left the stockade holding a branch in his month and only dropped it when he joined his friends Siangiki and Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Barsilinga, Roi, Siangiki and Kauro scratched on the nearby rocks while Kithaka and Sokotei opted for a drink at the water trough before heading to the bush. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Barsilinga settled to feed with the now tuskless Lemoyian as Oltaiyoni settled to feed with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Enkikwe and Siangiki had a brief mud bathing exercise with Narok’s group before the wild bull and wild orphan escorted them for their eleven o'clock milk feeds. (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  In the evening, the orphans passed by the mud bath where Tusuja, Siangiki, Lemoyian, Sirimon and Roi had a cooling mud bath before heading back to the stockade for yet another night. (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  The group later walked back to the bush for browsing. 
 
Out in the bush Oltaiyoni was play fighting with Siangiki while the rest were hiding under the shade from sun. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  April  2017  He rolled around in the water as the rest of his friends stood at the edge watching him. Shortly later, Siangiki spotted three warthogs coming for mud bath and denied them access by chasing them away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Enkikwe, Kilaguni, Siangiki, Olsekki and Teleki were tempted to join Bongo in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At mud bath, the orphans had a spectacular wallowing session with Shukuru, Siangiki and Bongo staying in the water longer than the rest of all their friends. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Soon after mud bath Sirimon and Siangiki settled to scratch against the same tree while Shukuru and Tusuja moved to scratch on another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  This prompted Boromoko, Teleki, Siangiki, Bongo and Laragai to get in the mud for a cooling exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area. The sun was still hot and Shukuru, Teleki, Boromoko, Siangiki and Olsekki relaxed under trees that had good shade as they waited for the temperature to drop so they could resume browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  The orphans headed to Kanziku area where they settled to browse. It was a hot day and the orphans concentrated on browsing without any major distractions.  
 
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...)
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Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Olsekki settled to feed with his friend Siangiki and at eleven o'clock in the morning, Roi led the first group to the mud bath. (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  Garzi, Siangiki, Bongo and Lemoyian ganged up against the warthogs that were trying to access the mud bath. (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  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in Kanziku area. Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe took a break from feeding and relaxed under a tree before resuming browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Narok came across a tree stump that was of right size to scratch her belly on, while Siangiki concentrated on uprooting roots of a shrub to feed on. (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  After mud bath, Shukuru went to a nearby tree that she used to scratch her buttocks on as the rest of her friends participated in a soil dusting exercise. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area. Shukuru and Sirimon took a break from feeding and relaxed under a tree for sometime before resuming browsing, and the same went to Olsekki and Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  The orphans participated in wallowing but only Shukuru, Boromoko, Bongo, Narok and Siangiki that emerged as the stars of the day by having a complete and prolonged wallowing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  At mud bath time, the temperature was moderate and only Shukuru, Bongo and Siangiki performed a spectacular wallowing session. (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  Olsekki and Siangiki scratched on their favourable rock while Orwa tried to confiscate a piece of lucerne from Boromoko but Boromoko would not allow it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  After mud bath, the orphans settled to browse at Kone area. Naseku settled to browse with  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Makireti and her group parted ways with juniors leaving Turkwel and Kainuk with the orphans.  
 
Out in the bush Siangiki came across a suitable tree that she used to scratch her belly on while Boromoko and Olsekki spent some time in a strength testing exercise that saw Olsekki emerge as the winner. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Shukuru settled to feed with Olsekki while Enkikwe teamed up with his greatest friend Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  The orphans browsed calmly throughout the day without any major observation. Siangiki teamed up with Sirimon to browse and in the afternoon the orphans settled to browse in Kone area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Later Bongo moved to play with Barsilinga as Enkikwe settled to browse with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Kamok and her new group were really active and interacted with other orphans like Olsekki, Sokotei, Boromoko, Siangiki, Sirimon and Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Tusuja, Bomani, Sirimon and Siangiki started the day’s activities by scratching on the rocks at the stockade compound. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  It was a quiet morning as the orphans left the stockade and briefly relaxed at the stockade compound with Bomani, Siangiki, Barsilinga and Kithaka scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  At mud bath time, the temperature was moderate and only Bongo, Boromoko, Lemoyian, Siangiki and Kanjoro participated in wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Garzi then decided to have fun by rolling on the ground.  
 
At mud bath time Siangiki, Kithaka, Laragai, Barsilinga, Olsekki, Enkikwe, Bongo and Orwa got into the water and started wallowing. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Naseku, Lemoyian, Narok, Kasigau, Boromoko, Siangiki, Bongo, Tusuja and Garzi participated fully in the wallowing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Narok settled to feed with Siangiki while Teleki attempted to push a tree to get some leaves that he couldn't reach with his trunk. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Minutes later they were welcome to their new stockades by old friends Olsekki, Sokotei, Boromoko, Sirimon, Siangiki and Kithaka and Barsilinga too! (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  The no-nonsense Laragai ended up overpowering Barsilinga. Siangiki teamed up with Enkikwe to feed while Orwa and Bomani browsed together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Narok soil bathed while Siangiki, Olsekki and Enkikwe relaxed under a tree and later resumed browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after leaving the stockade, Orwa headed straight to the water trough as Siangiki led the rest of the group to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  When the orphans were let out, Siangiki, Enkikwe, Olsekki and Sokotei surrounded Madiba with their trunks up in morning greetings. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Kilibasi took Enkikwe with her and fed a distance away from the rest. Siangiki spend some time scratching herself on the nearby rocks as Narok browsed close to Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  The orphans left the stockade in a jovial mood with Garzi, Sokotei, Barsilinga and Siangiki carrying leftover branches in their mouths. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Laragai led the way to the browsing field where the orphans concentrated on browsing with Shukuru and Siangiki occasionally taking a break from feeding to enjoy scratching against the trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after the babies had their milk, Siangiki led the way back to the browsing field. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Siangiki was the first one to leave the stockades followed by Enkikwe as the rest of the group streamed in behind them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Soon after the orphans were through with the lucerne, Siangiki led the way to the water trough where the orphans had some water before leaving for browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Siangiki stretched her trunk across the rock to swipe some lucerne that was hanging from it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Boromoko and Sokotei were browsing together with Bomani and Siangiki sharing food off the same stick. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru was the first one to take her share of lucerne and go and hide to eat it on her own. Siangiki was having a scratch while Orwa carried his share of lucerne to eat in peace in the offloading zone area. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Kithaka led the group back to mudbath for their milk. 
Olsekki, Siangiki and Boromoko walked straight to the water and start playing in it. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Teleki was playing a funny game and rolling on the ground whilst Olsekki playing with Siangiki and Bomani play fought with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Bongo on the other hand was carrying of some Lucerne on his head as stock for later. Siangiki was scratching her belly while Narok scratched her neck. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Laragai, Lemoyian and Barsilinga settled to browse together while Siangiki settled to browse with her friend Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  In the afternoon, Olsekki played with Siangiki as Bomani dueled with Lemoyian. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Enkikwe and Siangiki dug roots of the same shrub that they enjoyed feeding on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Kithaka and Barsilinga shared food from the same tree while Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe settled to browse together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  In the afternoon, Olsekki settled to browse close to  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Bomani settled to feed with Boromoko while Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Led by Siangiki, the orphans settled for lucerne without competition from any outsider. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  In the afternoon the orphans settled to browse in theKanziku area while the Ex Orphans headed towards Imenti area. Siangiki came across a suitable rock that she used to scratch her buttocks on and later the same rock was used by Enkikwe to scratch his belly. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Mulika and Wendi with their babies Mwende and Wiva were among them. Wiva started playing and scratching on the rock while Yetu and Gawa were busy breastfeeding. Half Trunk was also among them.  
 
During the mudbath, the orphans came in after their milk and some like Narok, Vuria, Bongo, Laragai, Olsekki, Boromoko, Sokotei, Sirimon and Siangiki played in the mudhole nicely. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Babies Gawa and Wiva were present with their mothers and nannies, all in good health. Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki left the stockade with branches in their mouths, but dropped them when they saw Makena approaching. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Olsekki settled to feed with Boromoko while Siangiki settled to browse with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area. Siangiki and Enkikwe spent some time soil dusting while Bongo came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Siangiki left her stockade with a branch in her mouth this morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Narok had a light strength testing exercise with Barsilinga while Siangiki came across a fallen tree that she used to scratch her buttocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  In the afternoon Vuria soil dusted while Olsekki settled to browse with Siangiki(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  The orphans settled for lucerne without disturbance from any outsiders. Bomani, Siangiki and Barsilinga spent awhile scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Enkikwe and Siangiki settled to browse together while Olsekki and Bomani put their heads together as if thinking about something. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  As it continues to drier and hotter, the number of elephants we have coming for water keeps on growing. Siangiki settled to browse close to Orwa while Olsekki settled to browse with Kithaka. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  In the afternoon, the sun was still hot and Shukuru, Siangiki, Bongo, Kithaka and Teleki spent some time relaxing under trees, only resuming browsing when the temperature dropped later in the afternoon. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon browsed together while Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki formed their own small group to feed together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Lemoyian engaged Narok in a light pushing game as Siangiki scratched her itching foot on a tree stump. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Orwa settled to browse with Bomani as Narok fed with Lemoyian. Siangiki, Barsilinga, Laragai and Olsekki spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Siangiki and Shukuru led their friends in a soil dusting exercise soon after mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  t mud bath time, the juniors were joined by five wild bulls and after sharing the drinking water, Siangiki scratched her ear against a nearby acacia tree while Orwa visited a nearby small hole to soil dust himself, as Lemoyian played with Garzi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Siangiki started her day with a soil dusting exercise while Enkikwe had a slight pushing game with Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  After feeding on lucerne Laragai engaged Mwende in a pushing game while Kibo played with Narok. Kitirua settled close to Siangiki and Enkikwe while Teleki tested his strength against Lenana. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Our orphans such as Bongo, Laragai, Vuria, Teleki, Narok, Siangiki, Olsekki, Enkikwe and Garzi played in the mudhole as a group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Orwa started climbing on Siangiki whilst Garzi rolled in the dust. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Back in the bush, Orwa and Vuria actively play fought whilst the three new arrivals Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki browsed together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Yatta and her group arrived earlier at the mud bath where they were joined by the orphans. Olsekki, Siangiki, Enkikwe, Bongo, Teleki, Vuria, Narok and Lemoyian headed straight for wallowing soon after drinking their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Teleki, Olsekki, Enkikwe and Siangiki joined some of the Ex Orphans in mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Orwa tried to challenge Suguta but lost. As the morning progressed, the temperatures skyrocketed making Siangiki and Enkikwe want to relax under a tree before proceeding for mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016   
At the browsing field, Bomani allowed Lemoyian to pick some of the food he was chewing from his mouth, but when it became too much, Bomani walked away and settled to browse with Siangiki and Enkikwe. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Sities, who loves the three new babies, went to settle close to Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki to show them how and what to feed on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Soon Wiva was surrounded by Narok, Bomani, Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Whilst browsing, Bomani engaged Garzi in a pushing game, while Bongo played Vuria in a game that ended when Vuria tried to mount on Bongo. Narok lay down to play and this prompted Bomani to quit playing with Garzi and go and roll on Narok. Shortly before mud bath time, Kilaguni engaged Mutara in a pushing game as Sities assigned herself the role of taking care of Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki huddled together in one place to feed on the lucerne as Laragai picked lucerne and tossed it up before heading to drink water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  After drinking their milk, the orphans joined the junior Ex Orphans outside the stockade and they had lucerne together. Siangiki settled close to Enkikwe and from time to time was picking lucerne from Enkikwe’s mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Bongo settled to feed on lucerne close to Tomboi as Siangiki scratched on a nearby rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Siangiki settled to feed on lucerne with Olsekki while Narok joined Tomboi. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  The sun was still hot and the orphans walked and fed under trees that had good shade. Lemoyian settled to browse close to Siangiki and Enkikwe and from time to time Lemoyian would snatch food from Siangiki’s mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  At mud bath time Chaimu teamed up with Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe to show them the best way to cool themselves. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  Narok was welcomed back by Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe who congratulated her for a job well done. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2016  She met with Narok and they entwined their trunks in morning greetings. Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe walked down to the water trough where three wild bulls were drinking water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki walked down to the water but hesitant to join Tomboi and the wild bull for a drink but after a few minutes Enkikwe was brave enough to go and join the two at the water trough while Olsekki and Siangiki rejoined their friends who were feeding on lucerne. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Siangiki started her day with a soil dusting exercise while Enkikwe had a slight pushing game with Kainuk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe headed to the mud wallow soon after taking their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  At the browsing field Narok settled to browse with Lemoyian as Olsekki browsed with Enkikwe. At the mud bath Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe once again headed straight for wallowing after taking their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  Siangiki and Olsekki stood under the only remaining acacia tree in the stockade compound and stretched their trunks up in an effort to pluck the acacia leaves. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  After the departure of Siangiki to the Ithumba Rehabilitation Unit Oltaiyoni who used to spend most of her time with her has been seen sneaking away from the older group to keep company with the little babies who have Murit and Mbegu joining them as well. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  As soon as the gates were opened, Narok who had spent the night with Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe led the way out. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  The sky was clear in the morning as Siangiki, Olsekki and Enkikwe exited their stockade for their first morning in Ithumba. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2016  When they didn’t arrive Yatta led the group away. Shortly later, the lorry carrying Enkikwe, Olsekki and Siangiki arrived. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Today was moving day for Olsekki, Enkikwe and Siangiki(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Today was the last day of training for Olsekki, Enkikwe and Siangiki who are to be moved to the relocation unit at Ithumba. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Olsekki, Enkikwe, Siangiki, Oltaiyoni, Sokotei and Boromoko are all scheduled to be moved soon with Siangiki, Olsekki and Enkikwe being the first three of the group to leave the Nursery herd to be taken to join the orphans and ex orphans at Ithumba. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Alamaya, Ndotto and Lasayen were all busy trying to mount Dupotto and Siangiki, a game which Rapa was trying to disrupt by constantly pushing the young boys off of their older playmates so that he could clamber on them instead. (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  We thought he would remember the 3pm mil feed and turn up himself but that did not happen. All the orphans were grouped together with the keepers and even the keepers assigned to work in the compound were called out to come and look for him. Eventually he was found in the thick bush not far from where he had last been seen! A few minutes later Olsekki, Enkikwe, Boromoko and Siangiki also sneaked away into the thicket. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Today we found the older girls in the family, Oltaiyoni, Kamok and Siangiki, having a wonderful time playing together. (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  Alamaya’s yells attracted Oltaiyoni and Siangiki who came running to the scene to see what was happening, and as they approached Boromoko and Kauro knew they had to leave and Alamaya was able to get up at last. (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  The big orphans like Sirimon, Enkikwe, Olsekki, Sokotei, Oltaiyoni, Siangiki and Boromoko were all busy rolling around and provided fine play mates for the younger boys such as Lasayen, Ndotto, Rapa and Ngilai who enjoyed bumping, climbing and scratching against them. (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  There is no other boy that can face up to him and it is only the two older girls that can discipline him, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Most of the older boys like Enkikwe, Sokotei and Olsekki go on bullying Kauro, Siangiki too does not seem to like Kamok and she keeps bullying these two sometimes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Oltaiyoni, Enkikwe, Siangiki, Sirimon and Roi had a lengthy mud bath during public visiting today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  15am when she encountered the orphans leaving their stockades for the bush. Olsekki, Sokotei, Sirimon, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki took delight in mock-charging and trumpeted after Solio which saw her leave at high speed back into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  As the orphans were leaving the public visiting area at noon, Roi and Siangiki who were leading the group suddenly encountered some warthogs that were on their way to the mud pool to enjoy a mud bath after the orphans. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  As many of the orphans began leaving the mud, Oltaiyoni took the opportunity to enter the mud but bully Enkikwe stood up and head butted her. This angered Oltaiyoni and prompted her to push and prod Enkikwe to the edge of the mud pool causing him to yell out which frightened away Olsekki, Sokotei, Boromoko and Siangiki and see them quickly leave the pool to leave Oltaiyoni busy rolling around in the mud pool on her own. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  This drew the attention of Oltaiyoni, Siangiki and Roi who reacted quickly and ran to her rescue. (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  She then came running past them to catch up, trumpeting with her ears spread wide. Kauro and Siangiki immediately followed her in the same style. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  All the babies are different and have their own unique characters. Siangiki has a character of her own and is one who is never prepared to lead the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Some the sun doesn’t bother at all but most of the older ones need to mud bathe to have that nice layer of sun protector. Siangiki was the one today who motivated everyone to get in the mud bath – for any of them to enter the mud pool the first one must be a baby that will encourage the others to join too. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Siangiki is among those that hardly plays these games and she kept interrupting Boromoko and Kauro and not giving any peace to Mwashoti and Alamaya as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  When they reached the other orphans who were busy browsing Oltaiyoni and Siangiki received them and tried to find out from them what was amiss. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Boromoko, Kauro, Roi, Siangiki and Balguda were all seen having a busy time rolling on the ground enjoying the wet soil. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Their game drew the interest of Siangiki who came over to understand why the two boys were challenging each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Mudbath was enjoyable with Siangiki having a fun filled time wallowing enticing Kamok and ROi to join her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  During the 9 o’clock bottle feeding out in the field Roi and Siangiki were giving the keepers a hard time whilst they were trying to feed the others, because they kept running back and snatching other bottles from the wheelbarrow and running away with them, drinking whilst they ran. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Today he wasn’t received well by Siangiki who saw him from a distance and kept an eye on him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  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  January  2016  During public visiting this morning as the older group were enjoying their milk bottles, Siangiki and Sokotei showed off their greedy side as they drank their milk bottles quickly and then ran from one individual to the next trying to get their milk bottles they had already finished and which were on the ground, to walk off with them and try and feed themselves what little was left in the bottle. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Olsekki, Boromoko, Siangiki, Oltaiyoni and Sirimon were the first group who were leading the others out to the forest and they were the first to see these tall creatures making their way through the bushes to find the tall trees. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Simotua, Boromoko, Balguda, Siangiki, Enkikwe and Roi all competed to feed on the green shoots before the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  He had already had his milk when he started approaching Siangiki trying to snatch her milk bottle. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Today Siangiki was not comfortable with his presence and she kept running away from him in fear with her ears raised high whenever he came close. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Back home in the evening, she put her trunk trough to her new neighbour Siangiki – she confirmed it wasn’t Embu but she just went back to her bed without any crying like before. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Although being a young female, Siangiki has not displayed any strong maternal or baby caring characteristics like young Mbegu and Oltaiyoni who are always taking care of the younger babies. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Mwashoti also had some fun playing with Siangiki who hardly plays at all so this was a nice change in mood. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Embu and Enkikwe showed off their greediness by troubling Siangiki and Kauro as they tried to enjoy their bottles. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  As the orphans approached the field Sokotei, Enkikwe, Balguda, Kauro and Siangiki encountered a group of impalas and they decided to run after them, charging and trumpeting which saw the impalas sprint off deep into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  That didn’t last for long though because soon Mashariki, Arruba, Oltaiyoni and Siangiki arrived and took charge, being the older girls. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Mashariki was not left out of reassuring her and introducing her to the rest of the family. Siangiki and Embu who are some of the ones that normally don’t show much interest in newcomers were also happy to welcome her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Suswa, Mashariki, Arruba, Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Siangiki and of course Mbegu made their way to the babies without anyone’s knowledge. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  They both pushed them out, trumpeting and running after them. The two girls with similar characters, Siangiki and Rorogoi have spent their day together away from the rest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  The girl that rocks at night, Dupotto, started to take her night behaviour out into the field, but Siangiki would not tolerate that. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Later in the evening, when returning home to bed, he was in the company of Siangiki, Boromoko, Mwashoti, Simotua, Kamok, Rapa and Tusuja. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  This was because of Embu who started poking the younger ones with her tusks. She came towards Siangiki, Kauro, Sirimon, Roi and she even pushed Balguda too. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  As the playing around was nearing the end, Siangiki, Oltaiyoni, Embu and Roi frightened the other babies and they all went running and yelling back towards their keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  But in his bad mood twice Elkarama charged at Roi to make her get out. Siangiki challenged Kauro who was trying to climb on her back as she was rolling in the soil – and she managed to get up and push him away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Olsekki and Siangiki did not seem happy to have an oil rub and kept running away from the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Kauro, Mbegu, Siangiki and Enkikwe all saw her as she passed by but remained calm. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  Some browsed on the cut greens while others had a mudbath. 
Mbegu, Roi, Boromoko and Siangiki all played a pushing game while in the mudwallow which got the attention of the visitors. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  June  2015  As the orphans were busy mud wallowing Kauro, Enkikwe and Boromoko were busy mounting Roi and Siangiki in play a game which Kauro and Boromoko absolutely loved. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  ns had finished their 9am milk bottle all were all given a coconut oil rub which most of them seem to like although Rorogoi, Siangiki, Enkikwe and Elkerama were not interested in having a coconut oil bath and tried to run away to avoid getting one. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  As they were unsure of the wide open space and where they were they stuck close to the keepers. Kamok, Mbegu, Siangiki, Roi, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Kauro kept trying to scare the rest of the group in an effort to get them back to familiar territory. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  as a wet morning as the orphans made their way to the browsing fields where Alamaya, Mwashoti, Suswa, Mashariki, Sirimon and Siangiki all decided to have a mudbath in the rain pools. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015  Pea and Pod had a wonderful time playing with Kithaka, Arruba, Oltaiyoni, Mashariki and Siangiki out in the bush today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015   
 
While the keepers were having their lunch Siangiki and Roi spent some time with Alamaya. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2015  Kauro, Mbegu, Siangiki, Kamok, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Boromoko all enjoyed splashing about in the many rain puddles as well as wallowing in a little stream that they came across in the browsing field. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  This is scheduled for May, as is a move for Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian to Ithumba.  
At around 4pm Siangiki who was browsing near Oltaiyoni, Dupotto, Roi and Embu was given a fright by a bush buck that ran past her. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  April  2015  Most of the babies were very scared of the thunderstorm and the lightning. Kauro, Siangiki, Ashaka, Kamok and Lasayen were the ones most affected by this and their keepers had a hard time keeping them calm. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  After the public visiting Kamok, Ashaka, Embu, Siangiki and Roi were brought back to the stockades to escort her out. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Siangiki spent a long time in the mudbath, waiting and splashing around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Our playful babies were full of beans. 
Boromoko and Siangiki were having some fun soil dusting with Pea and Pod, the ostriches, when Kauro arrived and caused trouble, trying his mounting games and then he pushed Boromoko away from Siangiki, who was lying on the ground. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  March  2015  The keepers have to watch closely to ensure that Lentili and Embu do not bully poor Siangiki(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  On the other side of the stockades Embu was employing similar tactics and stealing greens from Siangiki(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  A little while later Lentili was up to mean tricks, Siangiki was standing with the herd when Lentili came up from behind and forcefully pushed her out of the group and off into the bushes. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015   
After the 3pm visitors had left the orphans proceeded back into the bush in the company of a film crew but Siangiki was left behind. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2015  Lentili and Rorogoi are still bullying Siangiki our new little arrival. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  30am, soon after the orphans had had their bottle feeds, Siangiki was let out to join them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Siangiki had a good night in the stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  After arrival she managed to take some milk from the keeper and fed well on greens, a good sign. She was named Siangiki, a Maasai name meaning a girl. (read more...) view
 

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