The following is Elephant Orphan named: DIDA 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 DIDA  Female  Monday, September 3, 2007 Outside the boundary of Tsavo East National Park south of Buchuma Gate  approximately 4 weeks  This little calf was rescued having fallen down a man hole on the Mzima Springs waterpipeline  Man Made Cause for Separation 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for DIDA:

 Dida left Kenia and Lempaute Dida left and Lempaute browsing together Lesanju keeps an eye on Dida at the mudbath Dida after a mudbath
Dida left Kenia and Lempaute
photo taken on 2/27/2012


Dida left and Lempaute browsing together
photo taken on 2/16/2012


Lesanju keeps an eye on Dida at the mudbath
photo taken on 2/1/2012


Dida after a mudbath
photo taken on 1/25/2012


 Dida browsing with Lesanju and the others Dida browsing on Mazinga hill Dida still now feeling well Dida lying down
Dida browsing with Lesanju and the others
photo taken on 1/16/2012


Dida browsing on Mazinga hill
photo taken on 1/4/2012


Dida still now feeling well
photo taken on 12/23/2011


Dida lying down
photo taken on 12/22/2011


 Dida going for a mudbatah Sinya left and Dida Dida enjoying a scratch Dida left, Kivuko and Emsaya enjoying a bath
Dida going for a mudbatah
photo taken on 12/7/2011


Sinya left and Dida
photo taken on 11/29/2011


Dida enjoying a scratch
photo taken on 11/24/2011


Dida left, Kivuko and Emsaya enjoying a bath
photo taken on 11/10/2011


 Dida browsing Wasessa with Dida left, and Emsaya Dida left, Lesanju, Emsaya & Lempaute Dida in the water
Dida browsing
photo taken on 11/1/2011


Wasessa with Dida left, and Emsaya
photo taken on 10/26/2011


Dida left, Lesanju, Emsaya & Lempaute
photo taken on 10/16/2011


Dida in the water
photo taken on 10/8/2011


 Dida heads for a dustbath after a mudbath Dida playing at the mudbath Dida enjoying a mudbath Dida after a mudbath
Dida heads for a dustbath after a mudbath
photo taken on 9/24/2011


Dida playing at the mudbath
photo taken on 9/20/2011


Dida enjoying a mudbath
photo taken on 9/17/2011


Dida after a mudbath
photo taken on 8/29/2011


 Dida browsing on Masinga Hill Lesanju and Dida browsing on Masinga Hill Lempaute left and Dida feeding on Lucerne Dida after a mudbath
Dida browsing on Masinga Hill
photo taken on 8/23/2011


Lesanju and Dida browsing on Masinga Hill
photo taken on 8/10/2011


Lempaute left and Dida feeding on Lucerne
photo taken on 8/5/2011


Dida after a mudbath
photo taken on 7/31/2011


 Lesanju, Dida and Lempatue Lesanju left, Dida and Lempaute Sinya and Dida browsing together Dida at the stockade
Lesanju, Dida and Lempatue
photo taken on 7/29/2011


Lesanju left, Dida and Lempaute
photo taken on 7/19/2011


Sinya and Dida browsing together
photo taken on 7/13/2011


Dida at the stockade
photo taken on 7/12/2011


 Dida milk feeding Dida Dida down,Shimba left & Kenia soil bathing Dida
Dida milk feeding
photo taken on 7/9/2011


Dida
photo taken on 6/12/2011


Dida down,Shimba left & Kenia soil bathing
photo taken on 6/8/2011


Dida
photo taken on 5/27/2011


 Dida feeding on Lucern Dida browsing Dida having a bath Dida after bathing
Dida feeding on Lucern
photo taken on 5/17/2011


Dida browsing
photo taken on 5/12/2011


Dida having a bath
photo taken on 4/22/2011


Dida after bathing
photo taken on 4/20/2011


 Dida with the others Dida and Sinya leave the mudbath Dida enters the mudbath Dida leading the others
Dida with the others
photo taken on 4/16/2011


Dida and Sinya leave the mudbath
photo taken on 3/17/2011


Dida enters the mudbath
photo taken on 3/12/2011


Dida leading the others
photo taken on 3/6/2011


 Dida right and Kenia Dida watching the others as they play Dida Dida soil dusting
Dida right and Kenia
photo taken on 3/2/2011


Dida watching the others as they play
photo taken on 2/28/2011


Dida
photo taken on 2/12/2011


Dida soil dusting
photo taken on 1/29/2011


 Dida having a drink Dida Dida front, Lesanju & Sinya Dida drinking at the stockade
Dida having a drink
photo taken on 1/1/2011


Dida
photo taken on 12/30/2010


Dida front, Lesanju & Sinya
photo taken on 12/8/2010


Dida drinking at the stockade
photo taken on 12/2/2010


 Dida Dida soil bathing Dida Dida having milk
Dida
photo taken on 11/27/2010


Dida soil bathing
photo taken on 11/18/2010


Dida
photo taken on 11/17/2010


Dida having milk
photo taken on 11/8/2010


 Dida Dida enjoys a bath Dida browsing in the bushes Dida front and others
Dida
photo taken on 11/6/2010


Dida enjoys a bath
photo taken on 10/29/2010


Dida browsing in the bushes
photo taken on 10/24/2010


Dida front and others
photo taken on 10/13/2010


 Dida soil dusting Dida sniffing Dida Dida
Dida soil dusting
photo taken on 10/7/2010


Dida sniffing
photo taken on 10/2/2010


Dida
photo taken on 9/8/2010


Dida
photo taken on 8/16/2010


 Dida browsing Dida Dida staying close to Kimana Dida in the water
Dida browsing
photo taken on 8/14/2010


Dida
photo taken on 8/12/2010


Dida staying close to Kimana
photo taken on 8/5/2010


Dida in the water
photo taken on 7/18/2010


 Dida infront with Kenia, Kimana & Ndii Dida in the water Dida Dida lying down with Mzima next to her
Dida infront with Kenia, Kimana & Ndii
photo taken on 7/17/2010


Dida in the water
photo taken on 7/16/2010


Dida
photo taken on 7/3/2010


Dida lying down with Mzima next to her
photo taken on 6/22/2010


 Dida browsing Dida & Ndii Lempaute with Kimana and Dida Dida being loaded at 4am
Dida browsing
photo taken on 6/14/2010


Dida & Ndii
photo taken on 6/9/2010


Lempaute with Kimana and Dida
photo taken on 5/27/2010


Dida being loaded at 4am
photo taken on 5/11/2010


 Dida in the bush Dida feeding with Nairobi city in the backdro Dida and Hassan Dida
Dida in the bush
photo taken on 5/10/2010


Dida feeding with Nairobi city in the backdro
photo taken on 5/7/2010


Dida and Hassan
photo taken on 4/25/2010


Dida
photo taken on 4/12/2010


 Dida with Thomas Dida Dida having milk Dida having milk
Dida with Thomas
photo taken on 4/3/2010


Dida
photo taken on 3/30/2010


Dida having milk
photo taken on 3/11/2010


Dida having milk
photo taken on 2/27/2010


 Dida Dida having milk Dida feeding Dida with Emanuel
Dida
photo taken on 2/10/2010


Dida having milk
photo taken on 1/28/2010


Dida feeding
photo taken on 1/26/2010


Dida with Emanuel
photo taken on 1/19/2010


 Dida soil bathing Dida playing Dida feeding near a Keeper Dida & Chaimu
Dida soil bathing
photo taken on 12/28/2009


Dida playing
photo taken on 12/28/2009


Dida feeding near a Keeper
photo taken on 12/22/2009


Dida & Chaimu
photo taken on 11/30/2009


 Dida with Joseph Dida Dida with Julius Dida and Hassan
Dida with Joseph
photo taken on 11/29/2009


Dida
photo taken on 11/10/2009


Dida with Julius
photo taken on 10/22/2009


Dida and Hassan
photo taken on 9/6/2009


 Dida Dida & Tassia Dida Dida soil bathing
Dida
photo taken on 7/20/2009


Dida & Tassia
photo taken on 6/19/2009


Dida
photo taken on 6/2/2009


Dida soil bathing
photo taken on 5/26/2009


 Dida downing a milk bottle Dida and Samuel Dida & Sinya feeding together Dida
Dida downing a milk bottle
photo taken on 4/7/2009


Dida and Samuel
photo taken on 3/18/2009


Dida & Sinya feeding together
photo taken on 3/13/2009


Dida
photo taken on 12/9/2008


 Dida Dida out and about in the bush Dida with Taveta behind her Dida with Kimana & the Keepers
Dida
photo taken on 11/14/2008


Dida out and about in the bush
photo taken on 10/12/2008


Dida with Taveta behind her
photo taken on 9/23/2008


Dida with Kimana & the Keepers
photo taken on 9/3/2008


 Dida Dida lying down A friendship has blossomed between Sinya & Dida Dida with Sinya
Dida
photo taken on 8/20/2008


Dida lying down
photo taken on 8/2/2008


A friendship has blossomed between Sinya & Dida
photo taken on 7/24/2008


Dida with Sinya
photo taken on 7/17/2008


 Lempaute with Dida Dida given some loving by Sinya Dida Dida with flared ears
Lempaute with Dida
photo taken on 7/9/2008


Dida given some loving by Sinya
photo taken on 7/7/2008


Dida
photo taken on 6/30/2008


Dida with flared ears
photo taken on 6/3/2008


 Dida with Kenia Tender loving care for Dida Still with her baby fuz,  Dida enjoys the mud Dida having a grand time in the mud
Dida with Kenia
photo taken on 5/22/2008


Tender loving care for Dida
photo taken on 5/13/2008


Still with her baby fuz, Dida enjoys the mud
photo taken on 5/10/2008


Dida having a grand time in the mud
photo taken on 5/6/2008


 Dida following his keeper Dida playing with a tuft of grass Dida having her milk at the visting hour Dida and Kenia
Dida following his keeper
photo taken on 4/25/2008


Dida playing with a tuft of grass
photo taken on 4/14/2008


Dida having her milk at the visting hour
photo taken on 4/3/2008


Dida and Kenia
photo taken on 3/29/2008


 Little Dida Dida and Shimba Dida Baby Dida sucking Amos's finger
Little Dida
photo taken on 3/22/2008


Dida and Shimba
photo taken on 2/22/2008


Dida
photo taken on 2/17/2008


Baby Dida sucking Amos's finger
photo taken on 2/14/2008


 Dida playing around with Sammy Little Dida Amos feeding Dida Dida playing
Dida playing around with Sammy
photo taken on 2/1/2008


Little Dida
photo taken on 1/24/2008


Amos feeding Dida
photo taken on 1/20/2008


Dida playing
photo taken on 1/16/2008


 Dida taking her morning feed Little Dida Dida playing in the red earth Dida
Dida taking her morning feed
photo taken on 1/4/2008


Little Dida
photo taken on 12/2/2007


Dida playing in the red earth
photo taken on 11/28/2007


Dida
photo taken on 11/28/2007


 Dida and Lempaute playing Little Dida Charles and Dida Dida in the red earth
Dida and Lempaute playing
photo taken on 11/23/2007


Little Dida
photo taken on 11/20/2007


Charles and Dida
photo taken on 11/17/2007


Dida in the red earth
photo taken on 11/4/2007


 Dida heading to the mudbath with the others Little Dida running through the bigger orphans Makena being very protective over Dida Dida
Dida heading to the mudbath with the others
photo taken on 10/31/2007


Little Dida running through the bigger orphans
photo taken on 10/28/2007


Makena being very protective over Dida
photo taken on 10/27/2007


Dida
photo taken on 10/25/2007


 Dida embraces Lesanju.jpg Dida and Lesanju Dida squeezes between Sinya and Lesanju Dida suckling Lesanju's blanket
Dida embraces Lesanju.jpg
photo taken on 10/2/2007


Dida and Lesanju
photo taken on 10/1/2007


Dida squeezes between Sinya and Lesanju
photo taken on 10/1/2007


Dida suckling Lesanju's blanket
photo taken on 10/1/2007


 Dida under the watchful eye of Lesnaju Zoom Zoom sits by the calf as she sleeps The little tiny calf walks down the airstrip accompanied by Julius The trapped baby elephant struggles in the pipeline manhole
Dida under the watchful eye of Lesnaju
photo taken on 9/29/2007


Zoom Zoom sits by the calf as she sleeps
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The little tiny calf walks down the airstrip accompanied by Julius
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The trapped baby elephant struggles in the pipeline manhole
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 The tiny calf trapped down a manhole The tiny calf immediately introduces herself to the Keepers who arrive on the plane with more milk and rehydration The tiny calf on the back of the Greens lorry The team inspect the situation
The tiny calf trapped down a manhole
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The tiny calf immediately introduces herself to the Keepers who arrive on the plane with more milk and rehydration
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The tiny calf on the back of the Greens lorry
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The team inspect the situation
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 The rescue plane The Nairobi Keepers with the little calf The baby calf is introduced to the railway staff who saved her life The manhole and open lid lieing next to it
The rescue plane
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The Nairobi Keepers with the little calf
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The baby calf is introduced to the railway staff who saved her life
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The manhole and open lid lieing next to it
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 The calf immediately after she was pulled to safety The calf is hoisted to safety The calf was transported to the Voi Unit stockade compound in the back of the Burra desnaring landrover The exhausted baby sleeps in her nursery stable on arrival at Nairobi
The calf immediately after she was pulled to safety
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The calf is hoisted to safety
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The calf was transported to the Voi Unit stockade compound in the back of the Burra desnaring landrover
photo taken on 9/28/2007


The exhausted baby sleeps in her nursery stable on arrival at Nairobi
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 The baby calf is introduced to the railway staff who saved her life She was named Dida after the Dida Harea Plains She takes another feed before being loaded onto the plane Dida
The baby calf is introduced to the railway staff who saved her life
photo taken on 9/28/2007


She was named Dida after the Dida Harea Plains
photo taken on 9/28/2007


She takes another feed before being loaded onto the plane
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 Safely strapped into the plane for the flight Preparing Dida for her flight to the Nairobi nursery Little pink feet Loading the calf into the plane
Safely strapped into the plane for the flight
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Preparing Dida for her flight to the Nairobi nursery
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Little pink feet
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Loading the calf into the plane
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 Off loading the tiny calf at the Voi stockade compound Dida prepared for the flight to Nairobi Dida at the Voi Unit Stockades A waterlogged and exhausted calf emerges from the manhole
Off loading the tiny calf at the Voi stockade compound
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida prepared for the flight to Nairobi
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida at the Voi Unit Stockades
photo taken on 9/28/2007


A waterlogged and exhausted calf emerges from the manhole
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 Dida strides down the Voi airstrip Dida with Julius and Hassen Dida is dwafed by the aircraft hanger Amos and Dida
Dida strides down the Voi airstrip
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida with Julius and Hassen
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida is dwafed by the aircraft hanger
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Amos and Dida
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 Dida exploring the compound Dida at the Voi stockades Dida at the Voi stockades
Dida exploring the compound
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida at the Voi stockades
photo taken on 9/28/2007


Dida at the Voi stockades
photo taken on 9/28/2007


 
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