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Nursery Unit  September  2017  The babies were fussing around at mud bath today as there were no lucerne pellets. After her milk Tamiyoi ran around to all the places where the lucerne piles are normally put but found nothing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Tamiyoi had a sleepless night because of the new little orphan, Pili. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Later in the field Tamiyoi kept Maisha and Emoli company and made sure nobody bullied them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Pare then started mounting little Tamiyoi and surprisingly it was Rapa who came to her rescue and pushed Pare off. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  When their stockade doors were opened Ambo, Malima, Tamiyoi, Jotto, Sattao, Musiara and Luggard only took a step out then quickly turned back into the stockade to avoid the early morning drizzle. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Caring girls like lovely Godoma, Mbegu, Malkia, Tamiyoi and Tagwa went straight to the young babies to make sure they had a good night and were happy. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  At one point she head butted little Tamiyoi so hard she fell on her hindquarters in the mud pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Just as they reached the edge Sattao tried to sneak back into the water but his attempts were blocked by the two girls who jointly pushed him out of the mud pool and onto safe, dry ground where they escorted him to join his friends Musiara, Tamiyoi and Enkesha who were enjoying some soil dusting. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Little figures like Sattao, Musiara and Mactau, Tamiyoi and Enkesha were also seen scampering about but hardly able to charge and trumpet like the others, so they stayed slightly to the side so as not to get in the way. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Tamiyoi was looking for lucerne pellets in Jotto’s stable and saw Malima being picked on by Jotto, so she rushed to help her challenge the young boy! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2017  Then she was followed by Malima, Jotto, Tamiyoi, little Maktao, Sattao and Musiara as well, who all rolled and played happily in the muddy pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Little Musiara, Sattao and Maktao were chasing after the warthogs babies that had accompanied their mothers to eat lucerne pellets. These three little boys kept themselves busy chasing the young warthogs around the mud wallow and taking sharp turns, but at one point Musiara miscalculated his turn and fell over! He fell over and yelled which brought Godoma, Kuishi, Tamiyoi and Malima running over kicking up a cloud of dust as they found the warthogs close to where Musiara had just fallen over. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  When the orphans were coming out of their rooms this morning, Tamiyoi was very reluctant to leave hers as she has become attached to her new neighbour, the new elephant who arrived the other day who we have named Emoli. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  The orphans got very excited and Godoma, Tamiyoi, Esampu, Mbegu, Ambo and Malkia charged around and trumpeted, stamping their feet in an effort to scare the buffalos away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Kuishi became jealous of Tamiyoi and Jotto who had started playing beside her and she decided to separate the two by pushing them apart, but Mbegu came over and hugged them and pushed Kuishi away from the herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  Tiny Tamiyoi and Malima were wise enough to head back to the little boys and quietly lead them to their keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2017  During the public visit Ambo and Tamiyoi started fighting in front of him over a pile of lucerne pellets. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  When the orphans came out of their night stockades, some of them like Murit, Tamiyoi, Mteto, Lasayen and Mbegu were seen walking amongst the rooms looking for extra lucerne pellets, whilst others like Ndotto, Kauro, Pare and Rapa were greeting each other with pushing games and Esampu, Tagwa, Malkia and Kuishi were welcoming the three little boys – Musiara, Sattao and Maktao. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  oday and all the orphans were quite chilly, and their keepers too! All the little ones like Musiara, Sattao, Malkia, Malima, Tamiyoi, Ambo, Enkesha and even Luggard wore thick double blankets to keep warm. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Jotto, Malima and Tamiyoi raced to see who could get to the milk first; Jotto was leading but just as they got to the finish line, Tamiyoi came from behind and overtook them all. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Early in the morning, Tamiyoi and Malima came out of their stockades earlier than the others and engaged in a pushing game in front of Jotto’s stable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Some of them are obsessed with the pellets, mainly Tamiyoi, Ndotto, Malima, Mbegu, Mundusi and Murit, and are getting very greedy, refusing to share with the others. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Unfortunately, the game didn’t last long as Rapa and Ngilai decided it would be more fun to chase Sana Sana, Kuishi and Malima. They kept trying to climb on them but the three girls had enough and ran to Maramoja and Mbegu who were looking after the little boys, Musiara and Sattao, with Esampu, Tagwa and Tamiyoi(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Mbegu, Murit and Tamiyoi are very greedy with the lucerne pellets these days. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  The playfulness of Malima, Tamiyoi, Jotto, Ambo and Enkesha on the soil attracted the attention of the two little boys, Musiara and Sattao. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Today Tamiyoi and Esampu were left behind by the main herd as they were busy browsing next to Maxwell’s stockade. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Today it was not him who did this however but the matriarch, Mbegu! She was going into the stables of the younger ones and eating their leftovers; she kept dodging the keepers to get into those stalls. We remember how at milk feeding time Lasayen used to come down in one group and then go back to return with the second and ask for more –he has not done that in awhile! Today it was Tamiyoi who decided to try this tactic at getting more milk – when the second group came down she linked up with them and was the first at the wheelbarrow demanding to be fed. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  When Ndiwa saw him approach she moved closer to her gate to say hello. He came running back down to Tamiyoi’s door but she did not pay any attention to him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Esampu also tried to snatch Tamiyoi’s milk bottle which annoyed the short little girl and she left her milk bottle for awhile to sort Esampu out, before returning to finish the rest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2017  Ndiwa pushed Tamiyoi and this really annoyed Ndotto and he drove her away making sure she did not come back to where the babies were playing for the rest of the visit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  At one point she even assisted Tamiyoi in babysitting the little ones Musiara and Sattao. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  She proceeded on to knock Tamiyoi, Malima, Jotto, Kuishi and finally Enkesha who she pushed through the rope cordon and into the crowd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  As that saying goes ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’ and some elephants like Tamiyoi seem to think this is the case. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Esampu was one of the first to test the water, followed by Tamiyoi who tested it and walked away for a soil dusting instead. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Today Tamiyoi finished her milk and went to drink from one of the water troughs when Kuishi came over and pushed her, spilling water all over those members of the public who were standing nearby. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Jotto normally plays with Tamiyoi but today instead he chose to play with Malima who also enjoys his type of pushing game. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Tamiyoi came over and thought she would join in by taking hold of one of Jotto’s hind legs to give Malima a chance to beat him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  As all of the orphans settled out in the forest today and were busy browsing, we watched as both Tagwa and Maramoja, who had previously shown less interest in taking care of the young babies unlike Godoma, Mbegu, Esampu, Kuishi, Tamiyoi and Malima, very much attach themselves to the little ones. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Tamiyoi was very happy when she came back from the forest that evening and had a new neighbour. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Ambo and Jotto’s game was being watched by Tamiyoi and Malima and after a short while they wanted to join in. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  June  2017  Soon after the orphans had settled out in the forest this morning, playful Malima, Jotto, Tamiyoi, Enkesha and Malkia were very happy and chasing after warthogs and their young ones who were also trying to graze next to the orphans. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  With Godoma preoccupied with baby Musiara in the mud pool, Mteto was in a naughty mood and suddenly jumped at Tamiyoi who was busy feeding on some greens close to the water trough. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  It was fun to watch Malkia, Sana Sana, Esampu and tiny Tamiyoi all come running over at once struggling to be the first ones to welcome the little ones. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  His rapid movements scared some of the young ones and Jotto, Tamiyoi, Malima and Ambo ran into the forest yelling, which drew the attention of the entire herd who started running out to the field as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  It is nice but also funny to watch the young females like Godoma, Malkia, Esampu, Sana Sana and tiny Tamiyoi all struggling to baby sit the little ones. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  There was very funny entertainment during the public visit today from Jotto and Tamiyoi again as this duo continue to play their funny games. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Compared to the other babies she is the quietest but this morning she was in a very different mood! She engaged Ngilai, Rapa and Murit in a pushing and climbing game and in fact she was the one trying to climb on Murit’s back! 
 
Jotto and Tamiyoi are very good friends and in fact they are neighbours back in the stockades too. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2017  All of a sudden one of the babies started yelling and Mbegu, Godoma, Tamiyoi and Jotto ran over to see what the matter with him was. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Often at some stage in the day, they will take a break from the others and go off to browse on their own. Today they did the same thing but the nice thing about these two is that the keepers do not need to go and look for them, they will always find the herd and come back! 
 
Today Mbegu, Esampu, Malkia and Tamiyoi went to find the baby herd and it was a wonderful reunion for them all. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  May  2017  Anyone else that approaches her he will be pushed away by him. Today Malima and Tamiyoi wanted Mbegu’s company but every time they approached her they were wrestled away by Ambo. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  After awhile watching them, Tamiyoi and Kuishi decided to join them on the soil pile. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  As a result she spent the rest of the day looking very tired and hardly playing with the others at all. Tamiyoi is very fond of the babies and is still very happy to have a young baby as her neighbour and she spent last night sleeping next to the wall to be close to the little one. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  May  2017  Sadly we lost one of the little tiny babies today and somehow, Tamiyoi seemed to sense that. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  This morning little Tamiyoi, Malkia, Jotto, Esampu and Malima frightened the rest of the group when they went rumbling and trumpeting all the way back to the stockade area. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  This entrance managed to scare all of the young orphans that were already around the mud wallow. Tamiyoi, Jotto, Malkia, Esampu and Ambo all ran towards the rope cordon where the public were standing and bumped into them, especially Esampu and Malkia who had a hide and seek game with the keepers who were trying to steer them back towards the mud wallow. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Nowadays it is not just Tamiyoi but also Murit, Pare, Kelelari, Mbegu and Dupotto who can be seen running out of their stockades in the morning and into the pens of their friends like Jotto, Esampu, Malima, Kuishi, Mteto and Mundusi to see if they have any left over lucerne pellets! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  But today the ones that love the babies the most like Mbegu, Godoma, Malkia, Tamiyoi, Esampu and Malima waited around in the stockades, trying to buy time and wait for the babies to come out as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Soon after the orphans had settled to browse in the forest this morning, we watched on as Godoma, Malkia, Esampu, Malima and Tamiyoi frightened the entire orphan herd by running out of the bushes, trumpeting as they went, and running towards where the baby group was relaxing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  After the private visit though Mbegu managed to sneak away from the herd in the company of Tamiyoi, Jotto and Malkia to visit the babies again, and the keepers had to come and walk her back to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  It was Tamiyoi and Esampu that decided to visit the baby group this morning – Esampu known for her cheeky and greedy behaviour, and Tamiyoi for her polite and calm character, most of the time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Tamiyoi is very happy being next to a baby in the night stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  Before 5pm when all the orphans return home, he was escorted back by Galla, Godoma, Tamiyoi and Mbegu. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  April  2017  They both ran around in joy, Enkesha running behind Ambo and rumbling. In front of Jotto and Tamiyoi’s stables there is an open space and they turned this into their playground. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Despite the hot weather, it was only Malima and Tamiyoi in the first young group that decided to go into the mud wallow, the others kept themselves bust browsing on the greens. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Soon after the first group of orphans had settled out in the visiting area after their milk, some were busy drinking water from the water troughs and others were rolling around in the red, clay soil, like Tamiyoi, Malima, Enkesha and Jotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  During the public visit Enkesha walked in yelling as Jotto, Tamiyoi and Malima ran past her speeding towards their milk bottles. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  When the little babies walked out into the bush this morning, they had the chance to join up with the older orphans for a little bit- they were happily greeted by Godoma, Tamiyoi, Mbegu and Malkia. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  Some were spotted playfully bashing down the bushes and trumpeting and bumping into one another. Little ones like Tamiyoi, Jotto, Malima, Esampu and Ambo couldn’t really trumpet as they are too small, although they were trying! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2017  The big females Ukame, Mbegu, Maramoja with the young girls Godoma, Sana Sana, Tagwa, Malkia, Esampu, Kuishi, Malima and tiny Tamiyoi were all busy welcoming the three little babies Musiara, Chumvi and Enkesha with the bad trunk. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  During public visiting today it was so funny to watch Tamiyoi leading the first group down for their milk and running as fast as she could, determined that no other baby would overtake her to get to the milk first! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Out the bush the new baby was warmly welcomed by the other orphans especially the females; matriarch Mbegu accompanied by Dupotto, Godoma, Maramoja, Sana Sana, Malkia, Esampu, Malima and Tagwa and even tiny Tamiyoi were all busy struggling with each other for the chance to get close to him and touch, smell and embrace him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  When the doors to the stockades and stables are opened in the morning, it is always funny to watch little Tamiyoi and Murit run out of their rooms and into those of their neighbours with the intent of stealing their leftover lucerne pellets, which these two love the most. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  They were immediately surrounded by Dupotto, Mbegu, Godoma, Malkia, Kuishi, Esampu, Malima and even little Tamiyoi(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  She ended up just rolling around in the muddy soil on the edge of the pool. Tamiyoi came over and joined her rolling in this mud as well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  The whole operation took about 3 hours. 
 
With Malima's influence, Jotto,  (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  February  2017  Tamiyoi and Jotto took on a big job as they stayed behind to look after and guard little Musiara as he decided to take a little nap. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  When the other youngsters noticed his good time in the soil, Jotto, Tamiyoi, Malima and Luggard all went over to him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Today for no reason at all he pushed the gentle girl whilst she was standing with Tamiyoi and Jotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2017  Tamiyoi was lagging behind at the back of the line. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  It was interesting to watch Tamiyoi, Jotto and Esampu take care of little Musiara too. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Mbegu and Godoma were hanging around with the group of Ambo, Tamiyoi, Jotto, Murit and Luggard and from a distance Mbegu saw the little one walking behind her keeper. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  During the public visit today, Tamiyoi, Luggard and Jotto had a very funny time as all three seemed to be in their best playful mood. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Since yesterday Tamiyoi hasn’t been looking so well and has loose stools so we took some blood for testing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  At one point, he got closer to the mud bath to join Jotto, Tamiyoi, Malima and Murit who were busy having a mud and soil bath aided by the keepers, but when he saw the keepers approaching him with the spade he kept running away from them to avoid being covered in mud. (read more...) view
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Nursery Unit  January  2017  When the second group of babies comprised of Tamiyoi, Malima and Kuishi came running down to the open area, they got a bit confused of where to go with the baboons in the way, and Tamiyoi and Malima started yelling for help. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Later Murit settled to fight with his best friend Luggard, but their fun game took a turn when naughty boy Rapa tried to join in and he is much too boisterous so they were not interested in playing with him. This annoyed Rapa and he started bashing small bushes down in protest!  
Out during the public visit the orphans were only quite active; only Malima and Tamiyoi had a busy time rolling on the loose soil as they enjoyed soil dusting and posing along the rope cordon, allowing the visitors to take lots of nice photos of them. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2017  She is the leader and caretaker of all the little babies like Tamiyoi, Jotto, Malima, Esampu and Ambo. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Best friends like Ndotto and Lasayen were pushing each other and little Tamiyoi, Jotto and Malima walked straight over to Maxwell’s stockade opposite their stables and enjoyed feeding on his left over lucerne there. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Little ones like Tamiyoi, Malima, Jotto and Luggard were chose to stand beside the keepers and not get involved in all the noisy activity. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  When Luggard, Malima, Tamiyoi, Ambo and Jotto arrived at the mud bath area, it was all they could do to finish their milk as fast as possible before going to suck up mud and spray it behind their ears to cool down. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2017  Little Jotto, Tamiyoi and Malima happily romped around the stockade compound trying to charge, trumpet and ‘bushbash’ like all the older ones were doing in the bushes abutting the stockades. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Tusuja, Kauro, Naseku and Maramoja were sometimes witnessed trying to nudge the little ones like Ambo, Jotto, Tamiyoi, Tagwa, Murit, Malima and Malkia away… so that they could be the closest to the keepers! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Charging and bashing bushes down on his three good legs, though always standing close to Murit, Tamiyoi, Jotto and Malima since they are the most friendly to him out of everyone. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  n some small bushes… but about what the keepers were not sure! Their playful time attracted the attention of Murit, Luggard, Tamiyoi, Ambo, Tagwa and Jotto who joined in and they all had a playful time running about the bushes; though their game came to an end when Ndotto, Pare and Lasayen joined in and chased after Tagwa and Tamiyoi, wanting to climb on them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Karisa is a lovely gentle boy who loves his human family, despite what humans did to his mother, and he really loves his milk bottle feeds!  
 
During public visiting this morning the first group were having their milk bottles and it was quite interesting to see tiny Tamiyoi bullying little Malima and Kuishi who were trying to approach the keeper bottle feeding Tamiyoi(read more...)
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Nursery Unit  December  2016  When the orphans were on their way out to the forest in the morning, Kuishi, Tamiyoi, Malima and Esampu sneaked back to the stockade area under the leadership of Tamiyoi, who led them to feed on the lucerne beside Maxwell’s gate. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Little Malima, Jotto, Tamiyoi, Ambo, Esampu and Kuishi were all busy bumping and sliding against each other as they spun around in the mud pool. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  While trying to bond with them this morning though Tamiyoi seemed to get jealous of that, as she is always close to the keepers, and pushed her away from them as she tried to suckle their fingers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  After the 9am feed this morning, Mbegu, Roi, Oltaiyoni, Tamiyoi and Ndotto went back to the stockades to escort Karisa out for the first time today! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2016  Kuishi is even more settled, always looking for a keepers finger to suckle on.  
 
Lately Murit and Tamiyoi have teamed up and developed a new naughty habit - of sneaking off and returning to the stockades to find lucerne pellets to eat! (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2016  When the orphans were walking out to the forest this morning, the weather was very misty. The older females were concerned about their younger adopted babies moving in different directions in their small groups. There was one small group of younger orphans left behind some meters back without any older elephants to look after them – Malkia, Tamiyoi, Esampu, Tagwa, Sana Sana and the little girl Malima were without anyone to care for them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  No one is really sure how it happened as Pea had been interacting with Tamiyoi and Luggard at the stockade compound entrance. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  After the feeding and because everyone was so wet already, they did not mind getting wetter and muddier still. Tamiyoi, who is usually not a fan of being wet and especially in cold weather, was actually one of the first to lead the others in a mud sliding game – she was so excited and had lots of fun doing it. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  It was even worse that the three who had arrived were Esampu, Jotto and Tamiyoi as Esampu is always a trouble maker at feeding time. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  It had been easy to track her because of the muddy ground and the keepers could see her footprints. Mbegu, Tamiyoi, Murit and Jotto played a big role in helping the keepers calm her down this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  the first group of orphans were running down for their milk bottles during public visiting today it was lovely to see little Tamiyoi running down as fast as she could, struggling against her competition of Malkia, Esampu and Tagwa to get there first. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  This morning we watched as little Tamiyoi led Malima and Jotto to settle to browse near the stockades as the rest of the orphans walked out into the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  As they enjoyed their browse, a light shower started and this prompted the little ones like Tamiyoi, Jotto, Ambo and Esampu to all run back to their stockades to seek shelter! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2016  This gave Ndotto a fright and he ran off looking for Oltaiyoni and the rest of the herd. His yelling frightened the rest of the group and they followed him and when they reached the rest of the herd they all stood together with their ears held high; even little ones like Jotto, Ambo, Tamiyoi, Esampu and Malkia were seen with their ears held high but standing tight in the middle of the group, in the midst of Roi, Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Kamok, Kauro and Maramoja. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  They were charging and trumpeting and the little ones like Jotto, Tamiyoi, Ambo, Esampu and Malkia just ran around their feet as they are too young to be able to trumpet yet. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Tamiyoi decided to team up with her friend and help drive them away. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Tamiyoi and Malkia had strayed slightly further away from their human family, the keepers, as they chased and played with warthogs. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  A little while later the baby, who we have called Mguu, was eventually brought out of his stockade to join Tamiyoi and Luggard who were very welcoming towards him and hugged and touched him all over his body. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  The majority of orphans were busy browsing this morning whilst Tamiyoi and Jotto were busy challenging each other and fighting over who could stand the closest to their beloved keepers, who themselves were busy trying to enjoy their morning breakfast! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  Instead he happily walked over to where gentle Tagwa and Tamiyoi were standing and he browsed with them instead. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2016  They kept following them under the cover of the bushes and by standing close to the keepers as well. Jotto and Tamiyoi who are find of standing close to the keepers were frightened and yelled out as they tried to scare the warthogs away from their keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  She is mostly seen with Tagwa, Pare, Sana Sana, Luggard and Tamiyoi – a group that all seem pretty polite, calm and always welcoming. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  During the private visit at 3pm poor Luggard and Tamiyoi also joined and Luggard proved to be a real mud bath lover, despite his injured leg from a bullet wound. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  He came out of his stable and went to look for Tamiyoi, Esampu and Tagwa and upon seeing them he ran after them, playing a chasing game with Tamiyoi and Esampu and trying to climb on them; definitely back to his usual self! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  By that time Malkia was with Tamiyoi, Wanjala and Luggard beside the keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  She returned home later with Tamiyoi, Pare and Luggard around 4:30 and she went into her pen without any trouble after a nice day out in the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Luggard, Pare, Tamiyoi and Wanjala were so excited to be in the mud bathing area, as they do not come down for visits. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  When it came time for the public visit Wanjala was switched to Tamiyoi’s little group who he was very compatible with, as he was too new to attend the public visit just yet. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Even the young ones Esampu, Jotto, Ambo, Tamiyoi and Pare joined in. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  September  2016  Oltaiyoni, Mbegu, Dupotto, Roi and the little babies Ambo, Jotto, Tamiyoi as well as Murit were all crowded around the new babies stockade this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Jotto, Ambo, Tamiyoi, Pare and Luggard have all been wearing blankets since morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Tamiyoi was one of the lucky ones to come down and meet the First Ladies and other V. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  When it was their time and Mbegu saw Jotto, Ambo, Tamiyoi and Tagwa coming up she raised her trunk in the air and spread her ears wide to greet them with a rumble. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  Tamiyoi was in a very happy and playful mood this morning when she came out of her stable. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  40 naughty Rapa played a trick and lead Maramoja and Galla back to the stockades before it was time to go home! Tamiyoi, Luggard and Pare normally go home slightly earlier than the others at 5pm and Rapa seems to have been watching this and today decided to follow the baby group! (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  August  2016  In the first group it was Esampu who led the others into the mud bath, and later in the older group it was Maramoja.  
 
As we know, all the elephants have their own individual characters. Tagwa is a little girl that likes to complain a lot! The other orphans know that and some enjoy teasing her because of it, even the very little ones like Tamiyoi, Jotto and Ambo. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  August  2016  After the orphans had their 9 o’clock bottle feeds, they spent some time mingling and interacting with Tamiyoi ‘s young group who do not feature in the public viewing and who they also do not spend a full day with. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  July  2016  Usually the younger babies like Jotto, Esampu, Ambo, Tamiyoi, Tagwa and Luggard will join the others out in the park later in the morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  It is funny to notice that even the young babies such as Tamiyoi are already knowledgeable and can remember things. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  March  2016  Ndotto led some of them to Mwashoti who had also come to meet them and Mbegu went up to greet Tamiyoi(read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  Today she has been interacting with Murit and Ndotto who paid Tamiyoi’s team, who she browses with out in the forest, a visit. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  The ostriches always decide for themselves when they will go to the public visiting these days. Tamiyoi is slightly different to the other babies because she will always stick by her keepers and never walk away too far. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  February  2016  The little baby orphan group headed by Tamiyoi were given extra special attention today by Mbegu and Dupotto. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Out in the field Tamiyoi joined Mbegu, Oltaiyoni, Dupotto and Kamok Roi. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  However when Pea and Pod realised the orphans and the keepers were walking away and leaving them they walked off into the plains and by 12 o’clock they were back again to meet in the orphans in time to attend the public visiting! 
 
At 2 o’clock Kiko was given a fright by a lioness that was spotted close by but chased away by the keepers – nevertheless Kiko, Tamiyoi, Pea and Pod were taken back to the safety of the stockade compound for the rest of the day. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  January  2016  Today we discovered something new about Tamiyoi and little Murit – every morning as all the other orphans were walking out of their stockades to the forest to begin their day of browsing, these two young babies are walking to a particular tree close to Maxwell’s stockade and feeding on the berries currently growing on it. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  in the mid morning, Kiko decided to visit the older babies who were a bit further out in the park when he left Pea, Pod and Tamiyoi to go and find them. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Earlier in the morning Pea and Pod had accompanied the older ones out, leaving behind Tamiyoi and Kiko. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  It seems almost as if he is having nightmares which wake him up with a fright. By the time he left his stable this morning Tamiyoi was also going out into the bush. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Tamiyoi is looking very good and healthy today. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Tamiyoi woke up this morning looking pretty strong and better than yesterday. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  January  2016  Tamiyoi woke up this morning looking a little more bright and active, although her stools are not quite normal. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  Mbegu was busy knocking on the door of Tamiyoi’s stable ready to welcome her and escort her the bush where the rest of the orphans were already busy moving to and browsing. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  December  2015  In most instances when the young ones like Ngilai, try to suckle on the older females ears they are allowed to, but when Siangiki sees a little one like Ngilai approaching to try and do this she pushes them away – quite a rare characteristic in young female elephants! 
 
Roi is a girl though that loves to hang out with the young ones like Ndotto, Lasayen, Godoma and Rapa Tamiyoi and company. (read more...)
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Nursery Unit  November  2015  Korongo and Tamiyoi are looking good too though little Korongo still has to go through the teething stage. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  He will be missed by his little peer group of Tamiyoi, Kwama, Kawaida and tiny Korongo who used to spend all their time with him. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Tiny Korongo  (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Korongo was so happy to see his new friends, Tafuta, Kawaida, Tamiyoi, Kwama and Wei Wei. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Tamiyoi sneaked off and found her way to the older herd. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  November  2015  Our new baby girl Tafuta accompanied Wei Wei, Kawaida, Kwama, Tamiyoi and Loboito for the day out in the forest this morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  It was drizzling for most of the morning though so the little babies Wei Wei, Tamiyoi, Kwama, Loboito and Kawaida stayed indoors until late morning. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Finally his group of Wei Wei, Loboito and Tamiyoi was let out to accompany him to the forest. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Tamiyoi has only been in the nursery a few days and she is already listening to the keepers and some of the things they say to do. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  We had some drizzle during the night and it was still a bit wet in the morning, too wet for Loboito, Wei Wei and Tamiyoi to come out of their stables. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  Tamiyoi is still a little pushy and wild compared to the two and she always wants things by force. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  With the cold weather Wei Wei, Loboito and Tamiyoi had to stay in doors for some time before going out a few minutes after the public show around12 noon. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The three little babies Wei Wei, Loboito and Tamiyoi are still doing well, though we are still waiting for little Wei Wei’s body condition to improve as he is still quite skinny, though he is feeding well. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  It was a chilly morning when frequent rainfall which meant the little ones Wei Wei, Loboito and Tamiyoi had to stay indoors with the warmth of their blankets on. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The new baby Tamiyoi had a peaceful night under the watchful eye of his keepers. (read more...) view
Nursery Unit  October  2015  The calf is a young female with an approximate age of 2-3 months and we have named her Tamiyoi from the area she was found. (read more...) view
 

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