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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 MAKTAO  Male  Thursday, April 20, 2017 Makatao, Tsavo West National Park  3 months  Found alone by a community member with no other elephant herds in sight  Human / Wildlife Conflict 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for MAKTAO:

 Maktao browsing Maktao and friends browsing Little Maktao trying to push Emoli Maktao, Mapia and Sattao
Maktao browsing
photo taken on 7/22/2018


Maktao and friends browsing
photo taken on 7/17/2018


Little Maktao trying to push Emoli
photo taken on 7/2/2018


Maktao, Mapia and Sattao
photo taken on 6/28/2018


 Maktao, Musiara and Kuishi Maktao loving his grass Maktao drinking rain water Maktao with Kiko in the background
Maktao, Musiara and Kuishi
photo taken on 6/19/2018


Maktao loving his grass
photo taken on 6/3/2018


Maktao drinking rain water
photo taken on 5/27/2018


Maktao with Kiko in the background
photo taken on 5/7/2018


 Maktao, Kiasa and Emoli Maktao also got some boosters Maktao with Sattao behind Maktao browsing
Maktao, Kiasa and Emoli
photo taken on 4/16/2018


Maktao also got some boosters
photo taken on 4/14/2018


Maktao with Sattao behind
photo taken on 4/5/2018


Maktao browsing
photo taken on 3/26/2018


 Maktao also likes to stay close to his Keeper Maktao went to chase the warthogs Maktao was in Maisha's way Naughty Maktao has taken to biting!
Maktao also likes to stay close to his Keeper
photo taken on 3/14/2018


Maktao went to chase the warthogs
photo taken on 2/27/2018


Maktao was in Maisha's way
photo taken on 2/17/2018


Naughty Maktao has taken to biting!
photo taken on 2/8/2018


 Maktao loves his human family Funny little Maktao Little Maktao Maktao walking over rocks while browsing
Maktao loves his human family
photo taken on 1/22/2018


Funny little Maktao
photo taken on 1/6/2018


Little Maktao
photo taken on 1/2/2018


Maktao walking over rocks while browsing
photo taken on 12/31/2017


 Maktao in the sunshine Maktao browsing Maktao playing with a puddle Maktao heading out with the others
Maktao in the sunshine
photo taken on 12/29/2017


Maktao browsing
photo taken on 12/27/2017


Maktao playing with a puddle
photo taken on 12/8/2017


Maktao heading out with the others
photo taken on 12/4/2017


 Maktao finds a green shrub Maktao bottle feed Maktao walking out Maktao with Emoli behind
Maktao finds a green shrub
photo taken on 11/27/2017


Maktao bottle feed
photo taken on 11/6/2017


Maktao walking out
photo taken on 10/31/2017


Maktao with Emoli behind
photo taken on 10/27/2017


 Maktao so muddy again! Maktao so muddy in the mud bath Maktao still yells when it's time to leave Esampu and Maktao
Maktao so muddy again!
photo taken on 10/10/2017


Maktao so muddy in the mud bath
photo taken on 10/9/2017


Maktao still yells when it's time to leave
photo taken on 9/29/2017


Esampu and Maktao
photo taken on 9/27/2017


 Maktao wrapped up in the helicopter Maktao wanted to stay with the others Maktao enjoying mud bath Maktao looking so sweet with his blanket
Maktao wrapped up in the helicopter
photo taken on 9/22/2017


Maktao wanted to stay with the others
photo taken on 9/20/2017


Maktao enjoying mud bath
photo taken on 9/17/2017


Maktao looking so sweet with his blanket
photo taken on 9/17/2017


 Maktao holding a stick  Kuishi and Maktao share some greens Maktao healthy in the Nursery Maktao with his keeper
Maktao holding a stick
photo taken on 9/4/2017


Kuishi and Maktao share some greens
photo taken on 9/1/2017


Maktao healthy in the Nursery
photo taken on 8/29/2017


Maktao with his keeper
photo taken on 8/26/2017


 Maktao Maktao enjoying a mudbath Esampu and Maktao at the Nursery Maktao and his friends Musiara and Sattao
Maktao
photo taken on 8/25/2017


Maktao enjoying a mudbath
photo taken on 8/17/2017


Esampu and Maktao at the Nursery
photo taken on 7/31/2017


Maktao and his friends Musiara and Sattao
photo taken on 7/31/2017


 Pilot's returning to Tsavo! Comforting our new arrival Preparing Maktao for the flight Maktao very calm on the flight
Pilot's returning to Tsavo!
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Comforting our new arrival
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Preparing Maktao for the flight
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Maktao very calm on the flight
photo taken on 7/21/2017


 Carrying Maktao to his stable Head Keeper Edwin checking his age Life saving milk formula in his new stable Securing a life saving drip for Maktao
Carrying Maktao to his stable
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Head Keeper Edwin checking his age
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Life saving milk formula in his new stable
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Securing a life saving drip for Maktao
photo taken on 7/21/2017


 Little orphan following Andy the pilot Pilot Andy feeding the orphan some clean water Maktao being carried to his stable Maktao carried to the Nursery
Little orphan following Andy the pilot
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Pilot Andy feeding the orphan some clean water
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Maktao being carried to his stable
photo taken on 7/21/2017


Maktao carried to the Nursery
photo taken on 7/21/2017


 Maktao being offloaded the helicopter
Maktao being offloaded the helicopter
photo taken on 7/21/2017


 
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