The following is Elephant Orphan named: QUANZA  (foster now)

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 QUANZA  Female  Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Lemomo area near Amboseli National Park  One year old  Her mother and two sisters were killed by poachers  Poaching 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for QUANZA:

 Quanza selecting tasty acacia leaves Quanza walking to the water troughs Quanza climbing on Lima Lima's back Quanza having a good scratch
Quanza selecting tasty acacia leaves
photo taken on 5/28/2016


Quanza walking to the water troughs
photo taken on 5/22/2016


Quanza climbing on Lima Lima's back
photo taken on 5/15/2016


Quanza having a good scratch
photo taken on 5/11/2016


 Quanza putting a lot of grass in her mouth Quanza walking to get her milk bottle Quanza foraging out in the fields Happy Quanza feeding on grass after her bottle
Quanza putting a lot of grass in her mouth
photo taken on 5/10/2016


Quanza walking to get her milk bottle
photo taken on 5/1/2016


Quanza foraging out in the fields
photo taken on 4/29/2016


Happy Quanza feeding on grass after her bottle
photo taken on 4/28/2016


 Quanza browsing in the thick bush Quanza scratching her body after mud bathing Quanza in a happy and playful mood Quanza scratching her itchy trunk
Quanza browsing in the thick bush
photo taken on 4/28/2016


Quanza scratching her body after mud bathing
photo taken on 4/26/2016


Quanza in a happy and playful mood
photo taken on 4/25/2016


Quanza scratching her itchy trunk
photo taken on 4/21/2016


 Quanza walking away after dust bathing Quanza wanting to charge at the birds Quanza far right with Murera and Sonje Quanza walking behind Murera
Quanza walking away after dust bathing
photo taken on 4/20/2016


Quanza wanting to charge at the birds
photo taken on 4/19/2016


Quanza far right with Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 4/17/2016


Quanza walking behind Murera
photo taken on 4/17/2016


 Quanza moving away from naughty boys Quanza ready to follow her friends Quanza after finishing her bottle Quanza at bottle feeding time
Quanza moving away from naughty boys
photo taken on 4/15/2016


Quanza ready to follow her friends
photo taken on 4/15/2016


Quanza after finishing her bottle
photo taken on 4/11/2016


Quanza at bottle feeding time
photo taken on 4/11/2016


 Quanza lying on the ground with Jasiri behind Quanza leading the babies home Quanza and Jasiri smelling at the crested cranes Quanza dusting up
Quanza lying on the ground with Jasiri behind
photo taken on 4/8/2016


Quanza leading the babies home
photo taken on 4/6/2016


Quanza and Jasiri smelling at the crested cranes
photo taken on 4/4/2016


Quanza dusting up
photo taken on 4/3/2016


 Quanza breaking a branch Quanza after the mudbath Quanza leading the way Quanza happily browsing on acacia
Quanza breaking a branch
photo taken on 3/31/2016


Quanza after the mudbath
photo taken on 3/23/2016


Quanza leading the way
photo taken on 2/27/2016


Quanza happily browsing on acacia
photo taken on 2/25/2016


 Quanza and Faraja browsing on acacia Quanza after a mud bath Zongoloni and Quanza feeding on grass Quanza with Faraja
Quanza and Faraja browsing on acacia
photo taken on 2/23/2016


Quanza after a mud bath
photo taken on 2/21/2016


Zongoloni and Quanza feeding on grass
photo taken on 2/19/2016


Quanza with Faraja
photo taken on 2/17/2016


 Ziwa behind Quanza Quanza foraging alone Quanza browsing in the fields Quanza, in front, with Faraja trying to eat grass
Ziwa behind Quanza
photo taken on 2/13/2016


Quanza foraging alone
photo taken on 2/10/2016


Quanza browsing in the fields
photo taken on 2/9/2016


Quanza, in front, with Faraja trying to eat grass
photo taken on 1/29/2016


 Quanza, left and faraja drinking water Quanza leading the babies to a new area Quanza and Ngasha dusting Quanza lying on the ground
Quanza, left and faraja drinking water
photo taken on 1/26/2016


Quanza leading the babies to a new area
photo taken on 1/19/2016


Quanza and Ngasha dusting
photo taken on 1/16/2016


Quanza lying on the ground
photo taken on 1/13/2016


 Quanza feeding peacefully in the forest Ziwa with Quanza splashing water Quanza flapping and Murera scratching  Quanza joining Murera
Quanza feeding peacefully in the forest
photo taken on 1/12/2016


Ziwa with Quanza splashing water
photo taken on 12/30/2015


Quanza flapping and Murera scratching
photo taken on 12/30/2015


Quanza joining Murera
photo taken on 12/26/2015


 Beautiful Quanza picking up grass Quanza charging at the noisy monkeys Quanza rushing to Lima Lima Quanza with Lima Lima sitting on her bottom
Beautiful Quanza picking up grass
photo taken on 12/24/2015


Quanza charging at the noisy monkeys
photo taken on 12/23/2015


Quanza rushing to Lima Lima
photo taken on 12/20/2015


Quanza with Lima Lima sitting on her bottom
photo taken on 12/17/2015


 Quanza scratching her hind Quanza leading the other babies Quanza leading the others Quanza in the browsing fields with the others
Quanza scratching her hind
photo taken on 12/11/2015


Quanza leading the other babies
photo taken on 12/6/2015


Quanza leading the others
photo taken on 12/3/2015


Quanza in the browsing fields with the others
photo taken on 11/27/2015


 Quanza and Ziwa hidden in the bushes Happy Quanza after her milk bottle Quanza browsing on acacia trees Ngasha and Quanza playing
Quanza and Ziwa hidden in the bushes
photo taken on 11/21/2015


Happy Quanza after her milk bottle
photo taken on 11/17/2015


Quanza browsing on acacia trees
photo taken on 11/7/2015


Ngasha and Quanza playing
photo taken on 11/5/2015


 Quanza with big ears Quanza picking up some palms Quanza on the left with Faraja Quanza busy foraging
Quanza with big ears
photo taken on 10/31/2015


Quanza picking up some palms
photo taken on 10/30/2015


Quanza on the left with Faraja
photo taken on 10/28/2015


Quanza busy foraging
photo taken on 10/24/2015


 Quanza following Lima Lima Quanza chekcking on Sonje Quanza busy filling her belly Quanza selecting soft branches
Quanza following Lima Lima
photo taken on 10/22/2015


Quanza chekcking on Sonje
photo taken on 10/19/2015


Quanza busy filling her belly
photo taken on 10/18/2015


Quanza selecting soft branches
photo taken on 10/17/2015


 Quanza in the thick, dry forest Quanza moving away from the mudbath Quanza throwing dust on her head Quanza scratching her head
Quanza in the thick, dry forest
photo taken on 10/16/2015


Quanza moving away from the mudbath
photo taken on 10/13/2015


Quanza throwing dust on her head
photo taken on 10/11/2015


Quanza scratching her head
photo taken on 10/8/2015


 Quanza and Sonje looking for browse Quanza busy browsing Quanza scratching on a fallen tree Quanza looking very tired
Quanza and Sonje looking for browse
photo taken on 10/3/2015


Quanza busy browsing
photo taken on 9/27/2015


Quanza scratching on a fallen tree
photo taken on 9/25/2015


Quanza looking very tired
photo taken on 9/23/2015


 Quanza selecting some nice soft grass Quanza enjoying her browsing session Quanza sitting on the Lucerne Quanza picking up twigs
Quanza selecting some nice soft grass
photo taken on 8/25/2015


Quanza enjoying her browsing session
photo taken on 8/22/2015


Quanza sitting on the Lucerne
photo taken on 8/11/2015


Quanza picking up twigs
photo taken on 8/8/2015


 Quanza walking to the other orpahns Quanza busy browsing Quanza playing Quanza busy foraging
Quanza walking to the other orpahns
photo taken on 8/7/2015


Quanza busy browsing
photo taken on 8/3/2015


Quanza playing
photo taken on 7/29/2015


Quanza busy foraging
photo taken on 7/27/2015


 Quanza sharperning her tusks Zongoloni and Quanza browsing Sonje, Quanza and Lima lima browsing Qunza leading the babies
Quanza sharperning her tusks
photo taken on 7/24/2015


Zongoloni and Quanza browsing
photo taken on 7/19/2015


Sonje, Quanza and Lima lima browsing
photo taken on 7/18/2015


Qunza leading the babies
photo taken on 7/17/2015


 Quanza holds her own bottle Quanza leading orphans out from the forest Quanza facing down,with Balguda showing bottom Quanza walking away Balguda
Quanza holds her own bottle
photo taken on 7/3/2015


Quanza leading orphans out from the forest
photo taken on 6/14/2015


Quanza facing down,with Balguda showing bottom
photo taken on 6/5/2015


Quanza walking away Balguda
photo taken on 5/31/2015


 Quanza leads the way Quanza digging Quanza digging soil for dusting  Quanza and Balguda together
Quanza leads the way
photo taken on 5/17/2015


Quanza digging
photo taken on 5/11/2015


Quanza digging soil for dusting
photo taken on 5/4/2015


Quanza and Balguda together
photo taken on 4/29/2015


 Quanza browsing alone Quanza leading Balguda Quanza in the thick bush Quanza enjoying tubes
Quanza browsing alone
photo taken on 4/25/2015


Quanza leading Balguda
photo taken on 4/17/2015


Quanza in the thick bush
photo taken on 4/13/2015


Quanza enjoying tubes
photo taken on 3/29/2015


 Quanza breaking branches Quanza taking the orphans for a drink Quanza walking to the bushes Quanza rushing to the bushes
Quanza breaking branches
photo taken on 3/18/2015


Quanza taking the orphans for a drink
photo taken on 3/15/2015


Quanza walking to the bushes
photo taken on 3/6/2015


Quanza rushing to the bushes
photo taken on 3/1/2015


 Quanza smelling the air The orphans looking for green vegetation Sonja and Quanza browsing together Quanza scared
Quanza smelling the air
photo taken on 2/16/2015


The orphans looking for green vegetation
photo taken on 2/8/2015


Sonja and Quanza browsing together
photo taken on 2/1/2015


Quanza scared
photo taken on 1/15/2015


 Quanza and Zongoloni drinking Quanza looking for a scratch Quanza running for milk Quanza and Zongoloni looking for the way
Quanza and Zongoloni drinking
photo taken on 1/14/2015


Quanza looking for a scratch
photo taken on 1/12/2015


Quanza running for milk
photo taken on 1/11/2015


Quanza and Zongoloni looking for the way
photo taken on 1/9/2015


 Quanza and Zongoloni drinking  Quanza taking off ticks Quanza blowing dust while Zongoloni is kneeling Quanza with her mouth full of grass
Quanza and Zongoloni drinking
photo taken on 1/8/2015


Quanza taking off ticks
photo taken on 1/7/2015


Quanza blowing dust while Zongoloni is kneeling
photo taken on 1/5/2015


Quanza with her mouth full of grass
photo taken on 1/5/2015


 Quanza leading out the babies from the forest Quanza soil dusting Quanza browsing Busy Quanza
Quanza leading out the babies from the forest
photo taken on 1/1/2015


Quanza soil dusting
photo taken on 12/29/2014


Quanza browsing
photo taken on 12/27/2014


Busy Quanza
photo taken on 12/24/2014


 Quanza was lost and looks for the others Quanza mounting Sonje Quanza enjoying the soft grass Quanza trying to turn around in the water hole
Quanza was lost and looks for the others
photo taken on 12/17/2014


Quanza mounting Sonje
photo taken on 12/14/2014


Quanza enjoying the soft grass
photo taken on 12/11/2014


Quanza trying to turn around in the water hole
photo taken on 12/9/2014


 Quanza in a scratching mood Quanza playing down on the ground Quanza drinking rain water Quanza with Zongoloni browsing close together
Quanza in a scratching mood
photo taken on 12/8/2014


Quanza playing down on the ground
photo taken on 12/7/2014


Quanza drinking rain water
photo taken on 12/5/2014


Quanza with Zongoloni browsing close together
photo taken on 12/2/2014


 Quanza rubbing bottom on Sonje lying down Quanza scratching behing the ears Quanza in the swampy area Quanza with Sonje in the middle of play
Quanza rubbing bottom on Sonje lying down
photo taken on 11/30/2014


Quanza scratching behing the ears
photo taken on 11/25/2014


Quanza in the swampy area
photo taken on 11/24/2014


Quanza with Sonje in the middle of play
photo taken on 11/21/2014


 Quanza whispering to Sonje  Quanza trying to play with Zongoloni Quanza leading Murera and Sonje Quanza picking soft grass
Quanza whispering to Sonje
photo taken on 11/19/2014


Quanza trying to play with Zongoloni
photo taken on 11/17/2014


Quanza leading Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 11/12/2014


Quanza picking soft grass
photo taken on 11/10/2014


 Quanza playing with dust while Sonje rolling Quanza giving broad smile Quanza left with Zongoloni playing with water Quanza scratching her neck
Quanza playing with dust while Sonje rolling
photo taken on 11/8/2014


Quanza giving broad smile
photo taken on 11/6/2014


Quanza left with Zongoloni playing with water
photo taken on 11/2/2014


Quanza scratching her neck
photo taken on 10/30/2014


 Quanza browsing on dry branches Quanza in the browsing field Quanza leading the babies Zongoloni followed by Quanza
Quanza browsing on dry branches
photo taken on 10/29/2014


Quanza in the browsing field
photo taken on 10/28/2014


Quanza leading the babies
photo taken on 10/25/2014


Zongoloni followed by Quanza
photo taken on 10/24/2014


 Quanza walking away Quanza and Lima Lima having a drink Quanza and Zongoloni browsing together Quanza sharpening her tusk
Quanza walking away
photo taken on 10/13/2014


Quanza and Lima Lima having a drink
photo taken on 10/12/2014


Quanza and Zongoloni browsing together
photo taken on 10/11/2014


Quanza sharpening her tusk
photo taken on 10/8/2014


 Quanza and Zongoloni sharing cubes Quanza trying to steal from Lima lima Sonje kicking Quanza Quanza trying to run away with her bottle
Quanza and Zongoloni sharing cubes
photo taken on 10/7/2014


Quanza trying to steal from Lima lima
photo taken on 9/24/2014


Sonje kicking Quanza
photo taken on 9/21/2014


Quanza trying to run away with her bottle
photo taken on 9/19/2014


 Quanza reaching high to capture greens Quanza charging the baboons Quanza helping to lead the herd to the quarry Quanza and Lima lima drinking their milk
Quanza reaching high to capture greens
photo taken on 9/18/2014


Quanza charging the baboons
photo taken on 9/14/2014


Quanza helping to lead the herd to the quarry
photo taken on 9/11/2014


Quanza and Lima lima drinking their milk
photo taken on 9/8/2014


 Quanza enjoying her milk bottle Quanza playing in the grass Quanza looking for Zongoloni Lima Lima pushing Quanza
Quanza enjoying her milk bottle
photo taken on 9/5/2014


Quanza playing in the grass
photo taken on 8/30/2014


Quanza looking for Zongoloni
photo taken on 8/29/2014


Lima Lima pushing Quanza
photo taken on 8/20/2014


 Spraying Quanza with frontline Quanza browsing as the elephants walked Quanza browsing on palm leaves Quanza trying to push the dead tree
Spraying Quanza with frontline
photo taken on 8/18/2014


Quanza browsing as the elephants walked
photo taken on 8/17/2014


Quanza browsing on palm leaves
photo taken on 8/14/2014


Quanza trying to push the dead tree
photo taken on 8/12/2014


 Quanza chasing a bushbuck Quanza enjoying her milk feed Quanza and Sonje browsing Quanza exploring
Quanza chasing a bushbuck
photo taken on 8/12/2014


Quanza enjoying her milk feed
photo taken on 8/3/2014


Quanza and Sonje browsing
photo taken on 7/12/2014


Quanza exploring
photo taken on 7/9/2014


 Quanza browsing Quanza gets braver Qanza browsing alone Quanza
Quanza browsing
photo taken on 7/7/2014


Quanza gets braver
photo taken on 6/22/2014


Qanza browsing alone
photo taken on 6/2/2014


Quanza
photo taken on 5/24/2014


 Quanza runs in for milk Quanza goes into the mudbath Quanza Quanza in the bush
Quanza runs in for milk
photo taken on 4/26/2014


Quanza goes into the mudbath
photo taken on 4/19/2014


Quanza
photo taken on 3/31/2014


Quanza in the bush
photo taken on 2/10/2014


 Ziwa and Quanza at the mudbath Quanza in the forest Quanza with the herd Quanza strikes a pose
Ziwa and Quanza at the mudbath
photo taken on 1/18/2014


Quanza in the forest
photo taken on 1/10/2014


Quanza with the herd
photo taken on 12/21/2013


Quanza strikes a pose
photo taken on 11/14/2013


 Quanza Quanza Quanza and Ishaq-B Quanza gets her trunk in a twist
Quanza
photo taken on 10/17/2013


Quanza
photo taken on 9/4/2013


Quanza and Ishaq-B
photo taken on 8/29/2013


Quanza gets her trunk in a twist
photo taken on 5/14/2013


 Teleki, Quanza and Orwa Quanza Quanza and Teleki in the mudbath Quanza with Barsilinga and Kwale
Teleki, Quanza and Orwa
photo taken on 5/11/2013


Quanza
photo taken on 4/18/2013


Quanza and Teleki in the mudbath
photo taken on 3/20/2013


Quanza with Barsilinga and Kwale
photo taken on 3/10/2013


 Quanza Quanza and Sonje enjoying the dust Narok and Quanza Quanza
Quanza
photo taken on 2/22/2013


Quanza and Sonje enjoying the dust
photo taken on 2/18/2013


Narok and Quanza
photo taken on 2/15/2013


Quanza
photo taken on 2/14/2013


 Quanza Quanza Quanza Quanza playing at the mudbath
Quanza
photo taken on 1/31/2013


Quanza
photo taken on 1/10/2013


Quanza
photo taken on 1/9/2013


Quanza playing at the mudbath
photo taken on 12/19/2012


 Quanza  Quanza Quanza The orphan herd
Quanza
photo taken on 12/12/2012


Quanza
photo taken on 12/8/2012


Quanza
photo taken on 11/18/2012


The orphan herd
photo taken on 11/14/2012


 Quanza Quanza with the herd Quanza playing in the bush with the orphans Quanza playing in the bush with the orphans
Quanza
photo taken on 11/13/2012


Quanza with the herd
photo taken on 11/12/2012


Quanza playing in the bush with the orphans
photo taken on 11/12/2012


Quanza playing in the bush with the orphans
photo taken on 11/12/2012


 Quanza at the Nursery Quanza with Narok Quanza in the bush Quanz with the herd
Quanza at the Nursery
photo taken on 11/12/2012


Quanza with Narok
photo taken on 11/6/2012


Quanza in the bush
photo taken on 11/5/2012


Quanz with the herd
photo taken on 11/5/2012


 Quanza Quanza in the stockade Amos trying to tame Quanza Preparing the orphan for the journey to Nairobi orphanage
Quanza
photo taken on 11/4/2012


Quanza in the stockade
photo taken on 10/31/2012


Amos trying to tame Quanza
photo taken on 10/31/2012


Preparing the orphan for the journey to Nairobi orphanage
photo taken on 10/30/2012


 The Keepers lay the orphan on the travel tarp The orphan is tied down for the journey to the orphanage Everyone helps to capture the orphan The Keepers arrive at the scene
The Keepers lay the orphan on the travel tarp
photo taken on 10/30/2012


The orphan is tied down for the journey to the orphanage
photo taken on 10/30/2012


Everyone helps to capture the orphan
photo taken on 10/30/2012


The Keepers arrive at the scene
photo taken on 10/30/2012


 Quanza is initially agressive The Keepers remove the travel straps Off loading Quanza once she arrives at the Nursery Qumquat dead
Quanza is initially agressive
photo taken on 10/30/2012


The Keepers remove the travel straps
photo taken on 10/30/2012


Off loading Quanza once she arrives at the Nursery
photo taken on 10/30/2012


Qumquat dead
photo taken on 10/29/2012


 Quaye dead Qantina dead Qumquat Another of Quanza's sisters Quaye
Quaye dead
photo taken on 10/29/2012


Qantina dead
photo taken on 10/29/2012


Qumquat
photo taken on 11/19/2011


Another of Quanza's sisters Quaye
photo taken on 11/19/2011


 Qantina, one of Quanza's older sisters who was killed Qumquat with her baby Quanza Qumquat with her baby Quanza March 2009- Qumquat is treated for bullet wounds by our Tsavo Vet Unit
Qantina, one of Quanza's older sisters who was killed
photo taken on 11/19/2011


Qumquat with her baby Quanza
photo taken on 10/22/2011


Qumquat with her baby Quanza
photo taken on 10/16/2011


March 2009- Qumquat is treated for bullet wounds by our Tsavo Vet Unit
photo taken on 3/19/2009


 
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