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<<--  Entry for:  October   25, 2016  -->>

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Voi Unit  October   25, 2016 The morning was beautifully bright with the stockade dependant orphans leaving the stockade as soon as they had finished their milk bottle and supplement foods. They travelled to the far northern side of the stockade browsing as they went, before turning around so as to arrive at the middle water hole slightly later than usual.

When moving towards the water hole for the milk feed, Nelion could not keep up with Rorogoi and so grabbed Rorogoi's tail in a bid to hold her back, but was unsuccessful in doing so. Nelson tried to engage Embu in a wrestling match but Embu however, ignored his advances.

At the mud bath the orphans encountered a big wild elephant herd that was drinking some water and the orphans enjoyed a wonderful bath with their wild friends. Bada went to enjoy some wonderful scratching games on the walls of the mud bath as he showed off his games to the visiting wild elephant herd. The two herds browsed together for half an hour before the wild elephants left in the direction of the Voi river circuit.

The stockade keepers were involved in the rescue of another orphan today. This orphan was rescued from Rukinga ranch and was immediately airlifted to the Nairobi Nursery.


Nelion and Embu

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