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Voi Unit  May   17, 2017 Another morning has come with the stockade dependant orphan elephants congregating for milk and supplements outside their stockade where they had spent the previous night enjoying the grewia branches that had been cut for them. Rorogoi and Bada enjoyed a game of dust bathing on the ground while the others watched.

The long awaited journey to the browsing grounds was initiated by Arruba, Suswa and Mbirikani and the rest of the orphaned herd followed. Ndii pushed herself between Kenia and Araba in an effort to try and steal Araba away from Kenia who was having none of it and managed to keep Araba by her side.

On arrival at the browsing grounds Nelion settled to browse alone on the eastern side of Msinga Hill, with the rest choosing to stay at the base. Nelion rejoined them on the way to the water hole in the afternoon where they had a lot of fun playing mud bathing games.

In the evening, Ishaq-B stopped browsing to engage Tundani in a tough pushing game after which the orphans proceeded to the safety of the stockades for the night.

Ishaq-B engaging Tundani

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