The following is Elephant Orphan named: WASIN 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 WASIN  Female  Saturday, October 9, 2010 The Namunyak Conservation Area  Approximately 1 week old  She was rescued by Samburu elders from the mud of a shallow well  Stuck in Mud 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for WASIN:

 Wasin Wasin Wasin Wasin leans against a keeper
Wasin
photo taken on 1/8/2011


Wasin
photo taken on 12/24/2010


Wasin
photo taken on 12/17/2010


Wasin leans against a keeper
photo taken on 12/16/2010


 Wasin Wasin close to her keeper Wasin followed by Olare Wasin heading out to the bush
Wasin
photo taken on 12/10/2010


Wasin close to her keeper
photo taken on 11/19/2010


Wasin followed by Olare
photo taken on 11/19/2010


Wasin heading out to the bush
photo taken on 11/14/2010


 Wasin is hooked on the Keepers Waasin is warmly greeted by Olare Wasin with olare Waasin is warmly greeted by Olare and Mutara
Wasin is hooked on the Keepers
photo taken on 11/12/2010


Waasin is warmly greeted by Olare
photo taken on 11/5/2010


Wasin with olare
photo taken on 10/20/2010


Waasin is warmly greeted by Olare and Mutara
photo taken on 10/20/2010


 The tiny elephant just a week old is dwarfed by the aircraft The sight that greet the Keepers, a tiny baby elephant in the back of a landcruiser pickup The Keepers prepare to depart for the rescue The keeper give her some milk which she takes eagerly
The tiny elephant just a week old is dwarfed by the aircraft
photo taken on 10/17/2010


The sight that greet the Keepers, a tiny baby elephant in the back of a landcruiser pickup
photo taken on 10/17/2010


The Keepers prepare to depart for the rescue
photo taken on 10/17/2010


The keeper give her some milk which she takes eagerly
photo taken on 10/17/2010


 The calf about to be loaded onto the plane Wasin about to be loaded onto the plane, a tiny little baby elephant curled up on the canvas stretcher The calf about to be loaded onto the plane She is transported to the airfield in the back of a landcruiser pickup
The calf about to be loaded onto the plane
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Wasin about to be loaded onto the plane, a tiny little baby elephant curled up on the canvas stretcher
photo taken on 10/17/2010


The calf about to be loaded onto the plane
photo taken on 10/17/2010


She is transported to the airfield in the back of a landcruiser pickup
photo taken on 10/17/2010


 Our Keepers gently off load her from the back of the vehicle Osman with the tiny baby with the rescue aircraft behind Off loading the vehicle Little Wasin
Our Keepers gently off load her from the back of the vehicle
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Osman with the tiny baby with the rescue aircraft behind
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Off loading the vehicle
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Little Wasin
photo taken on 10/17/2010


 Hassan settles the calf in the plane before take Hassan meets the tiny newcomer Flying into the Namunyak airstrip Feeding her before the flight
Hassan settles the calf in the plane before take
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Hassan meets the tiny newcomer
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Flying into the Namunyak airstrip
photo taken on 10/17/2010


Feeding her before the flight
photo taken on 10/17/2010


 After take off and departing Nairobi
After take off and departing Nairobi
photo taken on 10/17/2010


 
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