The following is Elephant Orphan named: SALAITA 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 SALAITA  Male  Monday, September 15, 2008 Ziwami Area - Tsavo West National Park  Approximately a two year old calf  He was discovered abandoned with no trace of elephants in the area  Reason Unknown 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for SALAITA:

 Salaita Salaita sniffs the air Salaita in charging mood Salaita and Ithumbah
Salaita
photo taken on 10/30/2010


Salaita sniffs the air
photo taken on 10/29/2010


Salaita in charging mood
photo taken on 10/26/2010


Salaita and Ithumbah
photo taken on 10/21/2010


 Salatia at the field Salaita getting milk at mud bath Sabachi plays with Salaita Salaita at the field browsing
Salatia at the field
photo taken on 10/19/2010


Salaita getting milk at mud bath
photo taken on 10/18/2010


Sabachi plays with Salaita
photo taken on 10/11/2010


Salaita at the field browsing
photo taken on 10/3/2010


 Salaita in the evening sunlight Zoom Zoom, a Nairobi Nursery Keeper who accompanied Salaita on the flight enjoys the wild orphans at the Ithumba stockades Wild elephants visit the stockades just as Salaita arrives The calf was not in terribly poor condition thankfully
Salaita in the evening sunlight
photo taken on 9/27/2010


Zoom Zoom, a Nairobi Nursery Keeper who accompanied Salaita on the flight enjoys the wild orphans at the Ithumba stockades
photo taken on 9/26/2010


Wild elephants visit the stockades just as Salaita arrives
photo taken on 9/25/2010


The calf was not in terribly poor condition thankfully
photo taken on 9/25/2010


 The calf is transported from Ziwani to Ithumba in a plane The calf is transported from Ithumba airstrip to the stockades in the tractor's trailer Salaita just after capture is taken to the Ziwani Salaita in her make shift stockade at the Ithumba
The calf is transported from Ziwani to Ithumba in a plane
photo taken on 9/25/2010


The calf is transported from Ithumba airstrip to the stockades in the tractor's trailer
photo taken on 9/25/2010


Salaita just after capture is taken to the Ziwani
photo taken on 9/25/2010


Salaita in her make shift stockade at the Ithumba
photo taken on 9/25/2010


 
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