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<<--  Entry for:  October   14, 2017  -->>

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Voi Unit  October   14, 2017 Last night Nguvu and Ajali seemed happy to be back in the fold and enjoyed feeding on the Lucerne grass and pellets which they had missed in their absence. The two were seen communicating with their friends relaying their adventures while living wild and what their time had been like among the wild herd.

Today Ishaq-B, Arruba, and Suswa seemed fixated on Nguvu and were seen following him around all day wanting to find out everything about his experience. The orphan herd were also interested in asking Nguvu and Ajali where Pasaka was as he did not return with them and was not among the wild herd whose company they were in.

Later in the morning a report of a female orphan elephant calf, about one and a half years old, in the Aruba area was reported to the Veterinary unit by a tour operator. The stockade rescue team was mobilized and found the calf lying on the ground in a state of collapse. The team was able to quickly and easily rescue her and put her on a drip. While they waited for the rescue plane to come from Nairobi they received a report of a second collapsed female orphan elephant calf close to the Satao water hole. This second calf aged about eight months old was rescued and brought to the Aruba airstrip from where the two were airlifted to the Nairobi Nursery.

Suswa wrestling with Dabassa

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