The following is Elephant Orphan named: MUMBUSHI 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 MUMBUSHI  Male  Thursday, May 12, 2011 Mount Kenya  Approximately 2 months old  He was found alone and injured by a cattle herder in the Mt. Kenya forest near the Hombe river.  Poaching 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for MUMBUSHI:

 Murera with her keeper Murera looking to eat acacia pods Sweet little Mumbushi Mumbushi back out with the others
Murera with her keeper
photo taken on 9/19/2015


Murera looking to eat acacia pods
photo taken on 9/8/2014


Sweet little Mumbushi
photo taken on 8/30/2011


Mumbushi back out with the others
photo taken on 8/23/2011


 Mumbushi being mothered by Makireti Mumbushi loosing condition Mumbushi getting attention from a keeper Mumbushi near the stockades
Mumbushi being mothered by Makireti
photo taken on 8/15/2011


Mumbushi loosing condition
photo taken on 8/14/2011


Mumbushi getting attention from a keeper
photo taken on 8/12/2011


Mumbushi near the stockades
photo taken on 8/10/2011


 Mumbushi being mothered by Makireti Mumbushi Mumbushi in the bush Mumbushi sucks on a keepers thumb
Mumbushi being mothered by Makireti
photo taken on 8/8/2011


Mumbushi
photo taken on 8/2/2011


Mumbushi in the bush
photo taken on 7/26/2011


Mumbushi sucks on a keepers thumb
photo taken on 7/23/2011


 Mumbushi Mumbushi with Mutara and a keeper Mumbushi with his head wound dressed Mumbushi follows his keeper
Mumbushi
photo taken on 7/21/2011


Mumbushi with Mutara and a keeper
photo taken on 7/19/2011


Mumbushi with his head wound dressed
photo taken on 7/10/2011


Mumbushi follows his keeper
photo taken on 7/5/2011


 Mumbushi meets the orphans for the first time Mwambushi meets the orphans for the 1st time IMG_6931 (3) Mumbushi is introduced to Maxwel Mumbushi with Abdi
Mumbushi meets the orphans for the first time
photo taken on 7/5/2011


Mwambushi meets the orphans for the 1st time IMG_6931 (3)
photo taken on 7/5/2011


Mumbushi is introduced to Maxwel
photo taken on 7/5/2011


Mumbushi with Abdi
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 The calf sleeps with a teat to suckle on The calf sleeps on the flight to Nairobi The Keepers sit with the orphan in the plane Mumbushi, Abdi, and Max
The calf sleeps with a teat to suckle on
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The calf sleeps on the flight to Nairobi
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The Keepers sit with the orphan in the plane
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi, Abdi, and Max
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Mumbushi when he arrived at the Nursery Mumbushi at the Nanyuki Aristrip Mumbushi with Abdi in the stable The keepers asses the head wound
Mumbushi when he arrived at the Nursery
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi at the Nanyuki Aristrip
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi with Abdi in the stable
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The keepers asses the head wound
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Mumbushi meets the orphans for the 1st time Mumbushi upon arrival at the Nursery Abdi with the elephant in the plane Mumbushi's head wound
Mumbushi meets the orphans for the 1st time
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi upon arrival at the Nursery
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Abdi with the elephant in the plane
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi's head wound
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Mount Kenya Little Mumbushi with Abdi safe in his stable at the Nairobi nursery Loading up the plane before take off Mumbushi at the Nanyuki airstip with some of the KWS rangers who helped with his rescue
Mount Kenya
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Little Mumbushi with Abdi safe in his stable at the Nairobi nursery
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Loading up the plane before take off
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi at the Nanyuki airstip with some of the KWS rangers who helped with his rescue
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Mumbushi, tiny and vulnerable Mumbushi's deep head wound Mumbushi's right eye seemed compromised from the panga slash Mumbushi and Abdi
Mumbushi, tiny and vulnerable
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi's deep head wound
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi's right eye seemed compromised from the panga slash
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Mumbushi and Abdi
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 One of the KWS rangers involved in saving the little calf tells Abdi the rescue story One of the KWS rangers who helped in the tiny calf's rescue One of the KWS rangers who helped in the tiny calf's rescue Tal,  who took the footage on the flight with the calf and Keepers
One of the KWS rangers involved in saving the little calf tells Abdi the rescue story
photo taken on 7/4/2011


One of the KWS rangers who helped in the tiny calf's rescue
photo taken on 7/4/2011


One of the KWS rangers who helped in the tiny calf's rescue
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Tal, who took the footage on the flight with the calf and Keepers
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 The baby is fed milk and rehydration at the airstrip The calf is prepared for loading The keepers take turns to watch over the baby during the flight The little calf sleeps on the flight to Nairobi, comforted by sucking the milk teat
The baby is fed milk and rehydration at the airstrip
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The calf is prepared for loading
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The keepers take turns to watch over the baby during the flight
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The little calf sleeps on the flight to Nairobi, comforted by sucking the milk teat
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 The little calf sleeps on the flight with a teat placed in his mouth as a comforter The little elephant's tiny trunk The plane arrives at the Nanyuki airstrip where the KWS team wait with a tiny baby strapped in the back The team off on Mumbushi's rescue
The little calf sleeps on the flight with a teat placed in his mouth as a comforter
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The little elephant's tiny trunk
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The plane arrives at the Nanyuki airstrip where the KWS team wait with a tiny baby strapped in the back
photo taken on 7/4/2011


The team off on Mumbushi's rescue
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Captain O'Brein,  Senior Warden Mount Kenya  Abdi with the little newcomer Abdi with the little elephant on the plane Abdi with Mumbushi
Captain O'Brein, Senior Warden Mount Kenya
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Abdi with the little newcomer
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Abdi with the little elephant on the plane
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Abdi with Mumbushi
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 Abdi with little Mumbushi in his stable Abdi and Leleruk who fly to the Nanyuki airstrip
Abdi with little Mumbushi in his stable
photo taken on 7/4/2011


Abdi and Leleruk who fly to the Nanyuki airstrip
photo taken on 7/4/2011


 
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