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Voi Unit  October   20, 2017 The morning started well with the stockade dependant orphan elephants joining the four Ex Orphans from Lempaute’s herd for some supplement feeding following their morning milk bottle. There were then some socializing games of rock scratching and soil dusting before Kenia's herd left for the browsing grounds leaving the Ex Orphans behind.

The orphans browsed in single file before making their way to the baobab water hole where they drank from the water trough. Ndii plunged into the water trough and ran from one side to the other, kicking up the water with her feet. The other orphans surrounded her watching her games. When they saw that she was in no hurry to get out, some of them spread out for scratching games against the big baobab tree and soil dusting area, leaving Kenia, Araba, Rorogoi and Ishaq-B watching Ndii who sprayed them all with, now muddy, water. The four then left her to join the rest of the orphan elephants followed by Ndii and once the group was reassembled they headed off fort eh afternoon’s browsing activities.


Suswa at the water trough

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