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Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Two of the wild elephants joined the juniors to eat some lucerne. Half an hour later, Yatta and her group showed up. Sirimon, Kamok and Ukame spent scratched on the nearby rocks before Shukuru rumbled, informing the group that it was time to go. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  The orphans later walked out to the bush to browse. 
 
Boromoko and Sirimon were happily play fighting to one side while Lemoyian and Olsekki played on the other side. (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  Boromoko then engaged Tusuja in pushing game that was cut short by Sirimon who wanted to join in too. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Garzi started his day’s activities by rolling on the ground while Sirimon tried to settle scores with Tusuja in a light strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Teleki has joined up with Nasalot and always walks together with her while the three boys Orwa, Bomani and Vuria have formed their own small group. Only time will tell if the groups will remain as they are. Kamok led the way to the browsing field where Lemoyian, who loves pushing games, engaged Sokotei in a strength testing exercise while Sirimon tackled Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  Later on when the orphans went for their noon mild feed the weather was chilly and only Boromoko and Sirimon decided to go into the mud hole after. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2017  They joined them to drink water and to mud bathe as well. Boromoko had a game of riding on Naseku while Lemoyian rode on Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Sirimon and Ukame spent some time with Gawa before heading for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Oltaiyoni led the way to the mud bath where only four wild bulls showed up. Sirimon played with Kamok as Olsekki and Lemoyian enjoyed riding on their friends while they wallowed in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Sirimon attempted to ride on Tusuja which annoyed him and he managed to disengage himself from Sirimon and walk away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon Dupotto and her friend Kamok took a break from feeding to relax under a tree whereas Sirimon and Olsekki settled for a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Enkikwe and Sirimon had a strength testing exercise that ended when Enkikwe surrendered. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Enkikwe engaged Sirimon to a pushing game while Olsekki spent some time soil dusting as he looked forward a game with whoever won in the match between Sirimon and Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper Kalovoto area where Sirimon and Lemoyian enjoyed a strength testing game with each other. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Roi and Ukame decided to dust themselves instead of feed, as Enkikwe played with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Sirimon kept himself busy by playing with Kanjoro. (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  Later barsilinga settled to chat briefly with Dupotto before she moved to feed with Ukame. Wanjala settled to feed with Sirimon as Galla settled for soil dusting. (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  Sirimon and Olsekki started their day by engaging each other in a pushing game that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Out in the bush Sirimon played with Olsekki while the playful Lemoyian climbed on Naseku. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Out in the Park, Tusuja came across a dead tree that he used to scratch his belly on, while Sirimon spent some time playing with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  At the browsing field, Enkikwe played with Tusuja while Boromoko played with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2017  Shortly later, Wiva, who is now nearly the same size as Wanjala, decided to engage him in a pushing game while Sirimon had a brief chat with Mulika. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Enkikwe and Sirimon engaged in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Kithaka played with Sirimon as Lemoyian tackled Barsilinga. (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  On the way to the browsing field, Lemoyian engaged Boromoko in a strength testing exercise after losing another game to Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  At eleven o'clock, Roi led the first group to the mud bath.  
 
It was now much hotterso Boromoko, Sirimon, Tusuja, Olsekki and Lemoyian headed straight for some fun wallowing soon after drinking their milk. (read more...)
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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  When Wanjala got fed up with Gawa's behaviour he prepared to knock her down, but Loijuk was standing close by and read Wanjala's mood and stepped forward to whisk Gawa away. Garzi challenged Ololoo but ended up losing the game. In the afternoon the orphans settled to browse in upper Kalovoto area where Olsekki spent some time soil dusting before later engaging Sirimon to a strength testing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Wanjala settled to feed with Roi while Ukame and Galla teamed up with Shukuru. Enkikwe and Sirimon had a brief strength testing exercise that ended soon when Garzi intervened by pushing both of them away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Later in the day, Shukuru took a break from feeding to participate in a soil dusting exercise while Enkikwe invited Sirimon to a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Barsilinga and Sirimon had a moment of scratching on rocks that they came across in the bush as the rest of the herd concentrated on browsing. (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  Boromoko tackled Olsekki while Sirimon played with Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Their game attracted Sirimon and Enkikwe to have a go themselves, testing each other’s strength. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2017  Barsilinga took a break from feeding and started to participate in soil dusting while Enkikwe and Sirimon were pushing each other back and forth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Kilabasi played with Sirimon as Roi preoccupied herself with a soil dusting exercise. (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  Only the Ex Orphans went into the mud hole though. Sirimon tried to play with Sities while Garzi tackled Kanjoro. (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  Tusuja was carrying some lucerne on his head and Sirimon was taking it from his head and eating it. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Led by Laragai the orphans headed straight to the browsing field apart from Boromoko, Barsilinga and Sirimon who opted to pass by the water trough to drink enough water to see them through the entire morning. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later, Olsekki tried to settle scores with Sirimon through a pushing game while Garzi engaged Kanjoro in a strength testing exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Lemoyian started his day’s activities by engaging Boromoko in a strength exercise while Sirimon tackled Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  When the orphans were let out this morning, Sirimon walked straight to greet Gawa as Garzi had a strength testing exercise with Kasigau. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later Orwa engaged Sities in a pushing game with Sirimon standing to the side, acting as a referee. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Enkikwe engaged Sirimon in a pushing game, a game that saw Sirimon bow out when the going got too tough for him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Later in the afternoon the orphans settled to feed in the Kanziku area where Galla settled to feed with  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  40 the lorry arrived and the orphans disembarked to be met by refreshing milk bottles. Boromoko, Lemoyian and Sirimon were the first ones to meet with new babies. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  June  2017  Tusuja and Boromoko spent some time in the water engaged in a pushing game, while Sirimon and Olsekki who didn't go in the water played their pushing games on dry land. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Oltaiyoni had a brief chat with Olsekki as Enkikwe tried to pull some grass from Sirimon's mouth. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Sokotei stood up and defended Naseku by challenging Lemoyian to a pushing game. Their game ended soon when Sirimon intervened and ganged up with Sokotei to drive Lemoyian away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  After having enough water Garzi decided to scratch his buttocks on the water trough. At the browsing field Sirimon settled to browse with Shukuru as Olsekki settled to feed with Siangiki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Only time will tell if this is a temporary parting or it’s a permanent thing. Sirimon attempted to climb on Boromoko as Kithaka engaged Garzi in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Barsilinga engaged Kithaka to a pushing game as Boromoko played with Lemoyian. Kamok scratched on the nearby rocks as Sirimon played with Tusuja. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Boromoko had a brief chat with Sirimon before teaming up with Barsilinga to dust themselves with soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse on the western side of Ithumba Hill. Later in the day Sirimon took a break from feeding to dust himself all on his own. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  After having their milk Tusuja and Sirimon went into the mud and splashed water behind their ears before joining their friends who were slowly making their way back into the Park to browse. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Boromoko settled to feed with Sirimon as Laragai settled to feed with Kauro. (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  Later, Kithaka decided to enjoy his own game of rolling around on the floor. Sirimon came forward and used Kithaka as scratching surface and scratched his belly on him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Boromoko settled to feed with Enkikwe while Kauro teamed up with Kamok. In the evening  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Boromoko and Sokotei were playing a pushing game which ended when Orwa intervened and pushed the two boys away. 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  Shukuru, Bongo, Laragai and Sirimon were tempted to participate in the mud bathing, and savored every minute while the others chose to rest up in the shade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  At mud bath time, Kauro ran into trouble with Boromoko and Sirimon at the water trough. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Sirimon and Olsekki had a brief strength testing game that ended when Bongo intervened by pushing them away. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  May  2017  Shortly later, Teleki and Narok escorted the juniors to the browsing field where Teleki and Sirimon took a break from feeding to participate in a mud bathing exercise. (read more...) view
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Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Enkikwe and Orwa took a break from feeding to soil dust as Boromoko and Sirimon tried to use their small tusks to de-bark the same tree. (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  At around ten o'clock in the morning, Lemoyian, Oltaiyoni, Laragai, Kithaka and Sirimon had a small mud bath in another puddle they found. (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  On their way back to the browsing field, Boromoko and Sirimon played and rolled on the ground. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  At the browsing field Garzi, Barsilinga, Sirimon and Shukuru spent some time playing with the wet soil. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Enkikwe and Olsekki had a brief strength testing exercise that ended up in a draw. 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  We had a bright and beautiful sunrise.  
 
Out in the park the orphans were browsing; Sirimon and Lemoyian were greeting each other and chatting with Sokotei and Olsekki. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The group later went on browsing and later they walked back to the mudbath to cool down their body temperature. They drank water and some walked to the mud hole for a shower. Boromoko was scratching on a tree and Olsekki was the most playful this time! Shukuru also played vigorously with Kithaka and Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  very orphan was busy searching for food because it is still so dry in the area. Sirimon bent down to uproot some tree roots for food. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Boromoko opted to vent his anger by engaging Sirimon in a pushing game but the game ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  Towards ten o'clock in the morning, Shukuru, Sirimon, Barsilinga and Orwa took a break from feeding to scratch against the nearby trees. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  April  2017  The bull shared lucerne with the juniors before walking away. Sirimon, Kamok, Bomani, Kithaka, Kauro and Olsekki spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Due to hot the temperature the orphans all participated in the wallowing exercise in the mud bath. 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  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  Wiva had no option other than to go back to her mother.  
 
At the browsing field, Sirimon engaged Garzi in a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw and at mud bath time, the orphans were joined by five wild bulls. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  March  2017  After mud bathing, Siangiki, Boromoko, Sirimon, Shukuru, Sokotei and Enkikwe spent sometime time scratching against the nearby trees while Kithaka and Garzi had light pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  In the bush, Kithaka and Barsilinga started play fighting, with Sirimon and Lemoyian also playing peacefully. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Each orphan was busy striving to search for nice browse as it’s very dry everywhere. Sirimon was stripping the bark off a tree as he searched for food. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Without the keepers knowledge, Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon sneaked off and followed the bulls. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  March  2017  Only one wild bull attended mud bath with the orphans. 
 
After mud bath, Barsilinga headed for soil bathing while Sirimon came across a tree stump that was of right size to scratch his belly. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  March  2017  The sun was really hot making all the orphans want to play in the water. After mud bath, Lemoyian played with Sirimon, Naseku scratched her ear against an acacia tree while Barsilinga and Bomani headed for a soil dusting exercise. (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  The orphans settled for lucerne without any disturbance from any outsiders today. Out in the bush Boromoko engaged Sirimon in a pushing game, a game that didn't last for long since Olsekki intervened by pushing the two boys away. (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  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  emoyian and Sokotei were very busy browsing while Naseku was playing around, opening her ears and stamping around. Sirimon was messing around with a tree while all the rest were busy browsing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  Lemoyian played with Garzi while Kithaka played with Barsilinga. Orwa engaged Bongo in a strength testing exercise while Sirimon engaged Boromoko in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  February  2017  At the browsing field, Sirimon came across a suitable tree stump that was of the right size to scratch his neck. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Later, the orphans settled to browse in the lower Kalovoto area where Tusuja, Sokotei and Sirimon decided to cool off by getting into a pool of water in the seasonal Kalovoto River. (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  In the afternoon, Vuria settled to feed with Siangiki while Sirimon teamed up with Sokotei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Orwa settled to browse with Sirimon while Boromoko came across a fallen tree that he used to scratch his belly on. (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  Sirimon got a free ride from Roi and later Sirimon climbed on Olsekki. (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  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  Shukuru, Naseku and Sirimon spent some time scratching on the nearby rocks. (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  Boromoko and Sirimon were the first to come out and meet with Kasigau where they exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  Sirimon engaged Olsekki in a strength testing exercise that ended in a draw. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  January  2017  When the orphans were let out, Boromoko and Sirimon walked towards Kanjoro and exchanged morning greetings by entwining their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Barsilinga and Garzi started their day activities by engaging each other in a pushing game, as Bongo settled to feed with Sirimon while Orwa teamed up with Kamok. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Sirimon and Olsekki headed to the water trough soon after leaving their stockade. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Out in the bush Lemoyian engaged Kithaka in a pushing game while Sirimon played with Sokotei. (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  Olsekki spotted Sokotei and was happy to come over and attempt to climb on him. Sirimon played with Enkikwe, a game that ended soon when Sirimon attempted to mount on him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  At the browsing field Shukuru started her day activities by participating in a soil dusting exercise while Olsekki engaged Sirimon in a strength testing game. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  In the afternoon,  (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Orwa accepted and the two enjoyed the game for quite some time. Finally Orwa surrendered when Kilaguni attempted to climb on him. Orwa moved to play with Chaimu and later with Kanjoro but ended up losing all the contests to the others.  
 
Out in the bush, Kithaka, Kanjoro and Barsilinga scratched against the nearby trees while Lemoyian settled to browse with Sirimon(read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Sokotei had a strength testing exercise with Sirimon as Barsilinga came across a suitable rock that he used to scratch his buttocks on. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  After the fun was over, Shukuru settled to feed with Barsilinga as Boromoko settled to feed with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  The orphans walked slowly and carefully to avoid falling on the slippery ground. Olsekki and Sirimon had a warm up exercise that was done through pushing one another. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Mutara entwined her trunk with Sokotei in morning greetings while Kanjoro did the same with Narok. Shortly later Boromoko, Sirimon, Sokotei and Olsekki stood facing Kanjoro in what appeared like an interesting conversation. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  December  2016  Narok was the first one to leave the stockades followed by Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Siangiki stretched her trunk across the rock to swipe some lucerne that was hanging from it. Sirimon was scratching his hind legs on the same rock. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  The orphans were very active today as Sirimon scratched his neck on the rocks while Olsekki scratched his bottom and also his trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Kithaka and Barsilinga spoke to each other and communicated for ages, they are still best friends which is so nice to see. Sirimon led the group to mudbath for their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Bongo, Boromoko, Teleki, Barsilinga, Sokotei, Sirimon and Boromoko played vigorously with Barsilinga kissing Sirimon with his trunk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  The group later walked into to the bush. 
 
Everyone was very busy browsing; Sokotei and Sirimon were browsing together, with Kithaka and Bomani play fighting. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru browsed with the other young orphans, Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru was not left out and she was actively playing and rolling in the mud as well. Kithaka was the muddiest of all! Sirimon was playing with Boromoko and then Bomani joined them, trying to climb on Boromoko’s back. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru came over and started playing with Garzi. Sirimon later led the group back to the bush with the keepers. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  They were later accompanied by Sokotei, Boromoko and Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Everyone was seriously browsing and Shukuru was not being left behind. Boromoko and Sirimon were scratching on one tree at the same time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Here, some of the orphans like Narok, Bongo, Shukuru, Barsilinga, Lemoyian, Laragai, Sirimon and Sokotei played vigorously. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  It was very hot and they decided to stay under some shade for awhile before continuing to browse. Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon were browsing together. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Sokotei later led the group to mudbath for milk. 
 
At the mudbath, Sokotei, Sirimon and Boromoko with Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe walked straight to the mud hole and started playing in it. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Shukuru and her friends were busy browsing on the other side and a short while later they all walked to the mud bath. Sirimon and Sokotei led the way. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  November  2016  Still in the bush, Bomani was climbing on Sirimon while Orwa and Sokotei were playing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Garzi concentrated on uprooting roots of a certain shrub using his feet. At mud bath time Boromoko led Sirimon and Sokotei in the first group. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  The orphans concentrated mostly on browsing up to mud bath time when Boromoko led the first group to the mud bath while Olsekki led the second group. It was a quiet mud bath as the orphans had a break from the usual visits from other elephants and they really enjoyed every moment as they walked freely to all corners of the mud bath, without feeling intimidated by their seniors! Sirimon played with Boromoko while Orwa had a lengthy strength testing exercise with Barsilinga. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Sirimon took advantage of Boromoko lying down and stepped forward to climb on him. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Enkikwe and Teleki had a brief chat using their trunks. When the temperature soared, Boromoko and Sirimon took a break from feeding and relaxed under a tree until mud bathing time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Kithaka and Barsilinga spent sometime enjoying a pushing game as Shukuru, Narok, Bomani and Sirimon participated in a soil dusting exercise. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Lemoyian and Teleki wallowed for a long time as Sirimon and Shukuru left for soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  At the browsing field, Lemoyian settled to browse with Narok while Boromoko browsed with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  October  2016  Laragai, Garzi, Bongo, Narok, Boromoko and Sirimon went back to the mudbath and continued playing in it. (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  Boromoko later led the way to mudbath for their milk. 
 
At mudbath the first group of Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon walked straight to the mudbath after their milk and started playing in it. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016   
At the mudbath, some of the orphans like Narok, Vuria, Laragai and Bongo played vigorously in the mud bath. Sirimon had some patches of mud on his body and he started scratching on a tree. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  The orphans later walked to the bush for browsing. 
 
In the bush Sirimon and Sokotei were playing with each other for a long time; they have always been friends since they came to Ithumba. (read more...)
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Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Lemoyian and Kithaka engaged one another in a pushing game while Sirimon and Boromoko headed for soil dusting soon after wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Towards eleven o'clock in the morning, the temperatures skyrocketed making Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon withdraw water from their stomachs and sprayed it behind their ears. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  September  2016  Ololoo engaged Teleki in a pushing game while Sokotei tackled Enkikwe. Olsekki invited Sirimon into a pushing game and Sirimon agreed but later lost the game to Olsekki. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At mud bath, it was all quiet with no wild elephants visiting. Boromoko and Sirimon relaxed a distance away as their friends happily enjoyed wallowing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Garzi engaged Ishanga in a pushing a game as Olsekki scratched his neck against a tree. Sirimon settled to browse with Sokotei. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At mud bath time the sun was hot and Bongo, Laragai, Orwa, Shukuru, Garzi, Boromoko and Sirimon went wallowing in the water. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  The speed disrupted the feeding session making Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei run to their keepers for safety. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At the browsing field, Lemoyian started his day’s activities by trying to climb on Sirimon while Barsilinga engaged Garzi in a strength testing exercise that went on for quite some time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Barsilinga and Garzi took some time off from feeding to engage each other in a pushing game. Sirimon browsed with his friend Boromoko and later the sun became very hot, making Boromoko and Sokotei relax under a tree before proceeding to the mud bath. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At the browsing field, Orwa engaged Barsilinga in a strength testing exercise while Boromoko settled to browse together with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  At the browsing field, Barsilinga engaged Garzi in a pushing game while Sirimon spent some time soil dusting. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Barsilinga engaged Laragai in a pushing game while Bongo played with Vuria. Sirimon and Boromoko saw an acacia root that they really liked and assisted each other in uprooting it using their forelegs and trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Later, Kithaka broke the silence by engaging Barsilinga in a pushing game, while Orwa played Bongo. At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by five wild bulls and they shared water peacefully without any problem. It was a brief mud bath and the orphans returned back to the browsing field soon after they had done a bit of soil dusting where Sirimon climbed on Boromoko while playing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  August  2016  Boromoko led Sokotei and Sirimon in the first group as they came for their mid day bottle feeds. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  In the afternoon, the dependent orphans settled to browse in the Kanziku area. Teleki, Bongo, Bomani, Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei decided to feed under the trees to escape the scorching sun. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Sirimon led the group back to the mudbath for their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Here the three new arrivals Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon played in the waterhole vigorously and for a long time. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  It was a hot day already and the new babies from the nursery Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei found some water and started splashing their backs with it using their trunks. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  The new babies Sokotei, Boromoko and Sirimon were running around here and there. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Boromoko was the first one to get into the mud, later followed by Sirimon and Sokotei. (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  Only one of the bulls joined Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon in mud bathing. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  The orphans didn't get wind of them and they fed undisturbed until Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei started heading east, making the rest of group trail behind them. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Garzi settled to browse with Bomani while Boromoko settled to feed with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Then Sirimon accompanied him and they walked by the same bull again. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Boromoko, Sokotei and Sirimon head straight for wallowing soon after drinking their milk. (read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Teleki engaged Ololoo in a pushing game as Sokotei had a brief strength testing exercise with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  Lenana walked with Boromoko to the water trough while Sidai walked with Sirimon(read more...) view
Ithumba Unit  July  2016  t ten thirty in the morning, the lorry carrying Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei arrived. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Before dawn, the three boys Sokotei, Boromoko and Sirimon proved ready and fit to start their journey back to the wild at Ithumba in Tsavo East National Park. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  The journey back to the wild for the three boys Sokotei, Sirimon and Boromoko is nearly upon us and this morning they took their 9am milk bottle in the translocation lorry to practice loading. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kiko, who was also about to reach where the orphans were, was lead back to his stockade for security as well. 
 
Having seen the lions this morning the warthogs attached themselves tightly to the little baby group, though they were not given a moment of peace from Sokotei, Boromoko, Kauro, Oltaiyoni, Sirimon, Kamok and Roi who constantly tried to chased them away from the babies and their elephant family. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  July  2016  Kauro, Tusuja, Boromoko, Sirimon and Sokotei are just practicing and learning the skills they will need later in the wild. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  As the orphans settled out in the field early this morning, Boromoko and Sirimon were busy having a pushing game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  Today the three big boys, Boromoko and Sirimon lead by the dominant Sokotei, have been walking away from the orphan herd and spending time browsing on their own. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  At around 4:30pm Kauro, Sirimon and Oltaiyoni bumped into a group of 5 lions that were resting in some long grass. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016  A good example of this is Ndotto who from an early age loved to push and wrestle with his keepers and we believe this comes from the fact that even when little he loved to spend time with the older elephants Enkikwe, Sirimon and Boromoko with whom he used to play pushing and strength testing games. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2016   
As the orphans were leaving the public visit at noon, Sokotei, Oltayoni, Boromoko and Sirimon all came across another lion that was hunkered down in the bushes. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  June  2016  Out in the browsing fields this morning Sokotei and Sirimon had a disagreement over some tasty tubers that they both wanted to feed on. (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 and Sirimon were engaged in their usual pushing and strength testing games in the ever ongoing battle for dominance in the group which started when Olsekki and Enkikwe went to Ithumba. (read more...)
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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  When the orphans where heading out for the day Sirimon and Sokotei passed by Maxwells stockade while Maxwell was enjoying his Lucerne and stole some for themselves. (read more...) view
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Soon after the departure of the three orphans Kauro, Tusuja and Sirimon started trumpeting and crying out upset about their friends having left them for new adventures. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2016  Kauro was drinking water from the far end water trough when Olsekki attacked him poking him in the back with his tusks. Sirimon and the keepers ran over to help Kauro and the visiting public also shouted at Olsekki too! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2016  Kauro would rather skip his milk or the special greens that stay near these two boys. Enkikwe, Sirimon, Sokotei and Olsekki will always interact with one another because they are similar size and age, but today Ndotto had a great time playing with Enkikwe and Olsekki in a tackling and pushing game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  The game went on for some time until Sirimon came over to chase Roi and Naseku. (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  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  The rest can be real trouble makers though! Sirimon and Olsekki especially are two that will play tricks on the keepers to get more. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2016  Like Ndotto today whilst having their 9am feed. Today he was copying Sirimon who is known to play tricks on his keepers at feeding time. (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 soon as the orphans had settled down out in the field, the big boys such as Sokotei, Olsekki, Enkikwe, Sirimon, Boromoko and Kauro were all seen scampering around the bushes, charging and bashing down small bushes before coming together to challenge one another before turning back to their play. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Enkikwe, Sokotei, Boromoko, Sirimon and Kauro all playfully piled against the greedy Olsekki who lay down deep in the mud bath. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  The older orphans were browsing within the bushes surrounding the mud bath area. From a distance Sirimon saw them coming as he was chasing warthogs around. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Today none of them were ready to be the first one but after Siangiki got into the mud, Sirimon followed and after a few minutes Boromoko, Enkikwe and lasltly Oltaiyoni joined in. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Out in the bush it was Sirimon, Sokotei and Kauro who showed the most interest in the newcomer and the most concern for her. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Out in the early morning, Sirimon and Enkikwe were enjoying a lengthy pushing game going in and out of the bushes when they both stumbled across a buffalo that was sleeping in the thicket. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  As that was going on at the same time Olsekki and Sirimon were enjoying a pushing game that took them right into the mud pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  During the private viewing at 3pm the orphans were very busy having a mud bath. Big boys Enkikwe, Sirimon, Olsekki and Sokotei wanted to dominate the mud pool which meant the young ones Rapa, Mwashoti, Simotua, Lasayen, Mbegu, Godoma, Kauro and Roi had to stay along the edges. (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. Sirimon was eyeing the milk bottles again hoping for a return circuit and more milk if he could fool his Keepers but today everyone was on the ball and his intentions were spotted early. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Roi, Dupotto, Olsekki, Sirimon, Enkikwe, Balguda and the little boys Ngilai, Ndotto and Lasayen all followed suit. (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  She got up with the two little boys leaving Enkikwe, Sokotei and Sirimon to enjoy her prepared soil – the four boys all enjoyed rolling and playing in the rain as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  The tricky naughty little boy Sirimon has developed another naughty habit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Kauro and Sokotei kept trying to push against their keepers as they stood in their way but today the Keepers decided they needed a lesson in patience and they were the last ones allowed down to get their milk. The did behave and listened to instructions so it was a useful exercise and probably should be done more often!  
 
Oltaiyoni had a good time playing with Sirimon today. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2016  She is getting used to browsing further in the park and those who usually accompany her are gentle Balguda, Sirimon, Oltaiyoni and Olsekki. (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  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  January  2016  All the babies came out of their stockades this morning in a playful mood, led by Oltaiyoni, the leader of this orphan herd, followed by Mbegu, Dupotto, Sokotei, Olsekki, Boromoko, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Soon after the orphans walked out of their stockades early in the morning, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Olsekki were all busy play fighting each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  The little bully Enkikwe gives him some resistance but he is still not enough of a challenge for Olsekki! Olsekki is enjoying his high rank among the other boys although Sokotei, Enkikwe and Sirimon still like to challenge him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Ndotto would run away from Mbegu and hide behind some bushes, then Mbegu would go around every bush trumpeting and trying to find Ndotto. When she got closer to him Ndotto would then spread out his ears and rumble. Mbegu would walk backwards pretending to be scared of him! 
 
Boromoko is a boy who always engages in strength testing exercises with the older boys like Olsekki and Sirimon(read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2015  Sokotei is a fat and healthy little bull these days, keeping close company with Sirimon, Boromoko, Enkikwe and Olsekki. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  But when she got there it was Sirimon who was inside! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Ndotto and Ngilai were at Elkerama’s side. Olsekki and Sirimon had a great time wrestling, mounting each other and rolling in the mud at length. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Sirimon, Olsekki and Enkikwe were busy playing a pushing game with each other, as they tested each others’ dominance and strength. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  She would join them for a few minutes then run away when it turned into a real boy’s game. Sokotei and Sirimon will also usually not end the day without sizing each other up as they have being doing today for almost the whole day. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  During public visiting today the babies were busy drinking their bottles when naughty Olsekki snatched poor Sirimon’s bottle as he was busy feeding himself! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  But their busy morning of browsing took a turn when Olsekki, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Sokotei decided to charge at them, bashing bushes and trumpeting – seeing the impalas sprint off deep into the forest! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Sokotei and Sirimon are good play mates and they always respect each other, they even share a stockade at night. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  The young ones were chasing the warthogs around and the boys paired up in pushing games, Sokotei with Sirimon and Enkikwe with Olsekki. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  He may be young but he is big and today Kauro proved to Sirimon that the only thing he lacks is short tusks like his. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  They were trumpeting, pushing the short bushes over and rampaging through the forest. The likes of Sirimon, Enkikwe, Olsekki and Sokotei just watched in disbelief in the beginning, but then they joined their peers too in trumpeting before they started pushing each other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  Olsekki, Sirimon and Enkikwe went out to feed on lucerne left outside Maxwell’s gate. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2015  The big girls were busy greeting each other and checking out the young ones such as Rapa and Godoma. Olsekki and Sirimon happily welcomed the new day and spent a busy moment challenging each other in a pushing game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Even out in the bush if they came across a mud hole they would all jump in it and start wallowing. In the older herd, Sirimon and Olsekki spent most of the day trying to see who was stronger than the other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Sokotei enjoyed a good game with Sirimon this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Though Rorogoi, Enkikwe and Sirimon tried to avoid the oil bath and tried to walk away, they came back and actually all three enjoyed the bath in the end. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  Rorogoi is becoming quite tough towards the young bulls such as Olsekki, Enkikwe, Sirimon, Sokotei and Kauro. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2015  As the majority of orphans were busy browsing this morning Olsekki and Sirimon were fully engaged in a pushing game, with each exerting their full strength to try and dominate the other. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  The lovely Kamok, Mbegu and Oltaiyoni waded towards him and Mbegu, always fond and caring towards the younger orphans, supported the head and neck of Ngilai with her foreleg. Oltaiyoni pushed Ngilai from the back and together they managed to help Ngilai walk out of the mudbath, to the applause of the audience watching in the public showing!  
 
Enkikwe, Sirimon, Olsekki and Rorogoi lead the orphans out back in to the bush for browsing and they passed some warthogs on their way, off to enjoy wallowing in the mudbath themselves. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  July  2015  Out in the forest Balguda rejoined his team of boys, enjoying the company of Sokotei, Olsekki, Kauro, Sirimon and Simotua and Boromoko. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2015  Throughout the rest of the morning it took Lasayen, Arruba and Mashariki to keep him from disappearing into the thicket. The two girls, true to their character, did their role perfectly, caring and protecting him from the other older and more boisterous males Sirimon, Kauro and Enkikwe who were all rather bullish. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015   
At the public visit today Sokotei and Sirimon had a falling out when Sirimon took a branch of leaves that Sokotei was feeding on. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  June  2015  Enkikwe seemed a little dull and was not his usual active and playful self. His tummy appeared bloated and he did not seem to have much appetite when it was time for the 9am milk feed. He was given a buscopan injection to help with the bloating and by 3pm he was feeling much better and at the private visit was seen playing a pushing game with Olsekki and Sirimon so we were able to relax. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  They then enjoyed a soil and dust bath with Suswa, Arruba, Mashariki, Rorogoi and Embu all of whom rolled around on the ground to try and entice Dupotto, Roi, Kauro, Sokotei, Boromoko and Sirimon to play with them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2015  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  It was 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  Today Suswa was having a lot of fun out in the bush with Kauro, Sirimon, Enkikwe and Murit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2015   
 
This morning Mbegu was in the company of Kamok, Kauro, Sirimon and Murit when Lasayen blocked Ngilai from overtaking him in an effort to get to the keepers. (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  ing after the orphans had downed their 9am feed they went back to the browsing fields where Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi, Enkikwe and Sirimon had a mudbath in a mudwallow that they found in the field. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2015  The two were in the truck and on their way by 4am. Soon after their departure Lemoyian Sokotei and Sirimon, who had witnessed their friends leave the stockades, started to cause a bit of a fuss and had to be consoled by the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  At the public viewing time Sirimon, Enkikwe and Olsekki were almost uncontrollable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  Barsilinga, Kithaka and Tundani also quickly came over to find out what was going on. Olsekki, Enkikwe, Sirimon and the naughty boys looked on from a distance, as their pushy behaviour would not be welcomed by the girls. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2015  He seems to be happy and contented, especially when Sirimon comes back into his stockade in the evening and the two communicate together. (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  Sokotei, Enkikwe and Sirimon had a fun time chasing after each other, with Sokotei trying to mount Enkikwe. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  The two then entwined trunks and went down on their knees in a very strange kind of dance. 
 
Sirimon and Sokotei were squaring up to each other through the poles of their stockades as Sokotei was trying to steal Sirimon’s greens. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2015  This morning Sirimon and Enkikwe were fighting, Enkikwe was overpowered and pushed over, nearly falling on little Lasayen who was soil dusting with Ndotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  The young boys, Sokotei, Olsekki, Sirimon, Enkikwe and Kauro had a great time mounting, bumping and sliding on the big ones. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  There did not seem to be any reason for it but he took it into his head that he did not want the others in the mudbath and harassed and pushed them until they got out. He started with Roi; who was playing football in the pool, then went on to Kamok; who was wallowing, then moved on to Ashaka, Enkikwe, and Sirimon who were rolling up and down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  It was lovely to see almost the entire mid-age group submerged in the mud pool. Ashaka, Mbegu, Kamok, Dupotto, Enkikwe,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  Sirimon and Enkikwe had a pushing game to gauge each other’s strength and it was fun as they were evenly matched. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2015  The boys, Sirimon, Olsekki and Enkikwe enjoyed climbing all over each other as they took their time in the pool of mud. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Rorogoi, Sirimon, Roi and Enkikwe gave the keepers the run-around as they are not so keen on the oiling but tiny Ndotto, Lasayen and Hamsini loved it especially when their keepers helped them to soil dust afterwards. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2015  Just before the 9am milk feed Olsekki and Sirimon were busy having a strength testing game, pushing each other with all their might. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Oltaiyoni, Sirimon, Roi, Sokotei and Enkikwe started the game rushing around and bush-bashing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Sirimon, Sokotei and Olsekki spent quite a while climbing on Embu and Balguda. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2014  Some of the young orphans are still getting used to it and Roi, Enkikwe, Sirimon and Olsekki gave the keepers the runaround before coming in to be oiled. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  Embu has three babies who are very attached to her. These orphans are Dupotto, Enkikwe and Sirimon(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  As such she is usually escorted in by Embu, Enkikwe and Dupotto to whom she has attached herself as well as Ziwa who is her neighbour in the stockade. Roi is still quite unsettled and needs a bit more time to become accustomed to everything and we believe in time she will be as settled as  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  They all rejoined their keepers who did their best to calm them down. Ziwa, Rorogoi,  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2014  He usually prefers his own company but at times is joined by Embu, Enkikwe, Dupotto and Sirimon(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Nowadays Oltaiyoni has been extremely attentive to the younger new arrivals especially Enkikwe, Olsekki and Sirimon(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  Sirimon joined the elephants in the bush this morning for the first time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  The arrival of Sirimon last night has caused the rest of the elephants to be shuffled around with some stockade changes, this always creates drama. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2014  The baby was given the name Sirimon, the area close to where he was rescued. (read more...) view
 

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