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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 KITHAKA  Male  Saturday, November 12, 2011 Imenti Forest  Approximately 1 week old  He wandered into a village adjacent to the Imenti Forest  Panic Separation / Stampede 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for KITHAKA:

 Barsilinga playing with Kithaka Kithaka playing with Barsilinga Kithaka charging at warthogs Kithaka leading
Barsilinga playing with Kithaka
photo taken on 2/21/2017


Kithaka playing with Barsilinga
photo taken on 2/8/2017


Kithaka charging at warthogs
photo taken on 1/30/2017


Kithaka leading
photo taken on 1/29/2017


 Kithaka scratching  Kithaka scratching Kithaka playing with Lemoyian Kithaka playing with Bongo
Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 1/28/2017


Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 1/23/2017


Kithaka playing with Lemoyian
photo taken on 1/21/2017


Kithaka playing with Bongo
photo taken on 1/11/2017


 Kithaka charging at swallows Lemoyian plays with Kithaka Shukuru and Kithaka drinking Narok and Kasigau consoling Kithaka
Kithaka charging at swallows
photo taken on 12/25/2016


Lemoyian plays with Kithaka
photo taken on 12/12/2016


Shukuru and Kithaka drinking
photo taken on 12/11/2016


Narok and Kasigau consoling Kithaka
photo taken on 12/8/2016


 Kithaka scratching on Boromoko Kithaka with a trunk full of lucerne Kithaka waving to the camera Kithaka streching his trunk high
Kithaka scratching on Boromoko
photo taken on 12/5/2016


Kithaka with a trunk full of lucerne
photo taken on 11/26/2016


Kithaka waving to the camera
photo taken on 11/24/2016


Kithaka streching his trunk high
photo taken on 11/23/2016


 Bomani, Lemoyian and Kithaka drink some water Kithaka eating lucerne & scratching at same time Kithaka waving his trunk Narok browsing with Kithaka
Bomani, Lemoyian and Kithaka drink some water
photo taken on 11/19/2016


Kithaka eating lucerne & scratching at same time
photo taken on 11/14/2016


Kithaka waving his trunk
photo taken on 11/12/2016


Narok browsing with Kithaka
photo taken on 11/11/2016


 Kithaka picking lucerne off the rock Barsilinga takes on Kithaka after mud bath Gawa playing with Kithaka Kithaka taking his share of lucerne away
Kithaka picking lucerne off the rock
photo taken on 11/9/2016


Barsilinga takes on Kithaka after mud bath
photo taken on 11/4/2016


Gawa playing with Kithaka
photo taken on 10/26/2016


Kithaka taking his share of lucerne away
photo taken on 10/26/2016


 Kithaka busy scratching Kithaka playing with Bomani Garzi and Kithaka pushing each other Kithaka taking his pile!
Kithaka busy scratching
photo taken on 10/21/2016


Kithaka playing with Bomani
photo taken on 10/16/2016


Garzi and Kithaka pushing each other
photo taken on 10/14/2016


Kithaka taking his pile!
photo taken on 10/8/2016


 Kithaka plays with Garzi Boromoko and Kithaka eating lucerne Lemoyian playing with Kithaka Kithaka scratching his tummy
Kithaka plays with Garzi
photo taken on 10/7/2016


Boromoko and Kithaka eating lucerne
photo taken on 10/3/2016


Lemoyian playing with Kithaka
photo taken on 9/27/2016


Kithaka scratching his tummy
photo taken on 9/20/2016


 Kithaka climbing on Orwa Garzi playing with Kithaka Kithaka playing with Orwa Kithaka soil dusting
Kithaka climbing on Orwa
photo taken on 9/12/2016


Garzi playing with Kithaka
photo taken on 9/8/2016


Kithaka playing with Orwa
photo taken on 8/29/2016


Kithaka soil dusting
photo taken on 8/27/2016


 Kithaka having a good scratch Kithaka feeds with Narok Barsilinga with best friend Kithaka  kithaka plays orwa
Kithaka having a good scratch
photo taken on 8/27/2016


Kithaka feeds with Narok
photo taken on 8/22/2016


Barsilinga with best friend Kithaka
photo taken on 8/14/2016


kithaka plays orwa
photo taken on 7/23/2016


 kithaka & teleki Vuria and Kithaka browsing together Kithaka Kithaka scratching
kithaka & teleki
photo taken on 7/8/2016


Vuria and Kithaka browsing together
photo taken on 6/23/2016


Kithaka
photo taken on 6/18/2016


Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 6/9/2016


 Kithaka and Bomani soil dusting Kithaka competing with Barsilinga Kithaka plays with Bomani Kithaka scratching his itchy foot
Kithaka and Bomani soil dusting
photo taken on 5/29/2016


Kithaka competing with Barsilinga
photo taken on 5/23/2016


Kithaka plays with Bomani
photo taken on 5/20/2016


Kithaka scratching his itchy foot
photo taken on 5/19/2016


 Kithaka and Orwa relaxing under a tree Orwa scratching on a rock with Kithaka Kithaka having a good scratch Kithaka plays with Bomani
Kithaka and Orwa relaxing under a tree
photo taken on 5/17/2016


Orwa scratching on a rock with Kithaka
photo taken on 5/12/2016


Kithaka having a good scratch
photo taken on 5/11/2016


Kithaka plays with Bomani
photo taken on 5/9/2016


 Kithaka having a scratching session Bongo and Kithaka drinking water  Kithaka and Orwa facing opposite directions Kithaka leading
Kithaka having a scratching session
photo taken on 4/23/2016


Bongo and Kithaka drinking water
photo taken on 4/16/2016


Kithaka and Orwa facing opposite directions
photo taken on 4/3/2016


Kithaka leading
photo taken on 4/2/2016


 Kithaka plays with Orwa Kithaka with a branch in his mouth Kithaka scratching Lemoyian and Kithaka
Kithaka plays with Orwa
photo taken on 3/30/2016


Kithaka with a branch in his mouth
photo taken on 3/26/2016


Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 3/22/2016


Lemoyian and Kithaka
photo taken on 3/15/2016


 Kithaka and Barsilinga inspecting the trailer Kithaka scratching his tummy Lemoyian playing with Kithaka Kithaka running
Kithaka and Barsilinga inspecting the trailer
photo taken on 2/17/2016


Kithaka scratching his tummy
photo taken on 2/16/2016


Lemoyian playing with Kithaka
photo taken on 2/11/2016


Kithaka running
photo taken on 2/10/2016


 Kithaka playing with Orwa Kithaka browsing Kithaka scratching  Garzi fighting with Kithaka about sharing shade
Kithaka playing with Orwa
photo taken on 2/9/2016


Kithaka browsing
photo taken on 2/4/2016


Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 2/3/2016


Garzi fighting with Kithaka about sharing shade
photo taken on 1/26/2016


 Kithaka scratching  Kithaka in a scratching exercise  Kithaka scratching his neck Barsilinga and Kithaka play fighting
Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 1/22/2016


Kithaka in a scratching exercise
photo taken on 1/21/2016


Kithaka scratching his neck
photo taken on 1/11/2016


Barsilinga and Kithaka play fighting
photo taken on 1/3/2016


 Kithaka having a little mud bath Barsilinga and Kithaka playing in mud Kithaka finds a good tree Kithaka and his morning scratch
Kithaka having a little mud bath
photo taken on 12/29/2015


Barsilinga and Kithaka playing in mud
photo taken on 12/14/2015


Kithaka finds a good tree
photo taken on 12/13/2015


Kithaka and his morning scratch
photo taken on 12/11/2015


 Kithaka covered in mud Kithaka starting the day with a scratch Garzi pushing Kithaka Kithaka spraying water on himself
Kithaka covered in mud
photo taken on 12/9/2015


Kithaka starting the day with a scratch
photo taken on 12/8/2015


Garzi pushing Kithaka
photo taken on 12/7/2015


Kithaka spraying water on himself
photo taken on 12/6/2015


 Kithaka led the group to mud bath Kithaka and Barsilinga lead the group back home Kithaka going to play with Vuria Kithaka rolling in the mud in his knees
Kithaka led the group to mud bath
photo taken on 11/25/2015


Kithaka and Barsilinga lead the group back home
photo taken on 11/20/2015


Kithaka going to play with Vuria
photo taken on 11/18/2015


Kithaka rolling in the mud in his knees
photo taken on 11/16/2015


 Kithaka playing with Garzi Kanjoro having a good scratch Vuria and Kithaka browsing  Kithaka dusting himself
Kithaka playing with Garzi
photo taken on 11/12/2015


Kanjoro having a good scratch
photo taken on 11/5/2015


Vuria and Kithaka browsing
photo taken on 10/31/2015


Kithaka dusting himself
photo taken on 10/22/2015


 Kithaka leading the way home Kithaka scratching Sities and Kithaka playing with Wiva Kithaka scratching and others eating lucerne
Kithaka leading the way home
photo taken on 10/18/2015


Kithaka scratching
photo taken on 10/16/2015


Sities and Kithaka playing with Wiva
photo taken on 10/14/2015


Kithaka scratching and others eating lucerne
photo taken on 10/12/2015


 Kithaka leading Kithaka welcoming Tomboi Kithaka playing with Bomani Kithaka playing at the dustbath
Kithaka leading
photo taken on 10/7/2015


Kithaka welcoming Tomboi
photo taken on 10/5/2015


Kithaka playing with Bomani
photo taken on 10/4/2015


Kithaka playing at the dustbath
photo taken on 9/29/2015


 Kithaka feeding Kithaka dustbathing Kithaka leading to mud bath Kithaka using a good scratching rock
Kithaka feeding
photo taken on 9/16/2015


Kithaka dustbathing
photo taken on 9/2/2015


Kithaka leading to mud bath
photo taken on 8/16/2015


Kithaka using a good scratching rock
photo taken on 8/13/2015


 Kithaka smelling wild bulls Kithaka browsing for acacia pods Kithaka soil dusting Barsilinga, Lemoyian, Kithaka and Rapsu
Kithaka smelling wild bulls
photo taken on 8/9/2015


Kithaka browsing for acacia pods
photo taken on 8/8/2015


Kithaka soil dusting
photo taken on 7/27/2015


Barsilinga, Lemoyian, Kithaka and Rapsu
photo taken on 7/26/2015


 Kithaka and Barsilinga under their acacia Kithaka enjoying a scratch Kithaka out with the orphans and keepers kithaka leaving stockade
Kithaka and Barsilinga under their acacia
photo taken on 7/5/2015


Kithaka enjoying a scratch
photo taken on 6/11/2015


Kithaka out with the orphans and keepers
photo taken on 6/5/2015


kithaka leaving stockade
photo taken on 5/30/2015


 arrival of new babies Lemoyian Kithaka and Barsilinga at Ithumba Kithaka can be a bit of a handful Kithaka our naughty elephant
arrival of new babies
photo taken on 5/29/2015


Lemoyian Kithaka and Barsilinga at Ithumba
photo taken on 5/29/2015


Kithaka can be a bit of a handful
photo taken on 5/24/2015


Kithaka our naughty elephant
photo taken on 5/15/2015


 Kithaka enjoys his milk bottle  Kithaka getting attention from a keeper Kithaka in the moving truck Kithaka getting some attention from a keeper
Kithaka enjoys his milk bottle
photo taken on 5/11/2015


Kithaka getting attention from a keeper
photo taken on 4/26/2015


Kithaka in the moving truck
photo taken on 4/20/2015


Kithaka getting some attention from a keeper
photo taken on 3/29/2015


 Kithaka and Mashariki Kithaka and Mashariki disturbed a buffalo Kithaka is a very mischievous elephant Kithaka growing up fast
Kithaka and Mashariki
photo taken on 3/24/2015


Kithaka and Mashariki disturbed a buffalo
photo taken on 3/8/2015


Kithaka is a very mischievous elephant
photo taken on 2/14/2015


Kithaka growing up fast
photo taken on 2/7/2015


 Kithaka drinking with Boromoko Kithaka sneaking off to the parking area Kithaka after being given a hard time Kithaka before the mudbath fun
Kithaka drinking with Boromoko
photo taken on 1/21/2015


Kithaka sneaking off to the parking area
photo taken on 1/15/2015


Kithaka after being given a hard time
photo taken on 1/8/2015


Kithaka before the mudbath fun
photo taken on 1/5/2015


 Kithaka enjoying the bush bashing Kithaka Kithaka Kithaka in the bushes
Kithaka enjoying the bush bashing
photo taken on 12/31/2014


Kithaka
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Kithaka
photo taken on 11/24/2014


Kithaka in the bushes
photo taken on 11/23/2014


 Kithaka reaching for vegitation Kithaka behaving during the visiting hour Kithaka and his Keeper march together Kithaka waves a placard
Kithaka reaching for vegitation
photo taken on 11/1/2014


Kithaka behaving during the visiting hour
photo taken on 10/8/2014


Kithaka and his Keeper march together
photo taken on 10/5/2014


Kithaka waves a placard
photo taken on 10/5/2014


 Kithaka and Suswa browsing Kithaka up to his naughty antics Kithaka chilling in the forest Kithaka and Lemoyian wrestling at visiting hour
Kithaka and Suswa browsing
photo taken on 9/4/2014


Kithaka up to his naughty antics
photo taken on 8/26/2014


Kithaka chilling in the forest
photo taken on 8/26/2014


Kithaka and Lemoyian wrestling at visiting hour
photo taken on 8/4/2014


 Kithaka after stealing his neighbors greens Naughty Kithaka enjoying his greens Kithaka relaxing Kithaka greeting the keepers
Kithaka after stealing his neighbors greens
photo taken on 7/29/2014


Naughty Kithaka enjoying his greens
photo taken on 7/29/2014


Kithaka relaxing
photo taken on 7/23/2014


Kithaka greeting the keepers
photo taken on 7/6/2014


 Kithaka and Ngasha Kithaka Kithaka Kithaka crosses the rocks
Kithaka and Ngasha
photo taken on 6/21/2014


Kithaka
photo taken on 5/19/2014


Kithaka
photo taken on 5/10/2014


Kithaka crosses the rocks
photo taken on 5/7/2014


 Kithaka climbs out of the mudbath Kithaka with his trunk raised Kithaka rolls in front of the visitors Kithaka and the other orphans
Kithaka climbs out of the mudbath
photo taken on 4/20/2014


Kithaka with his trunk raised
photo taken on 4/5/2014


Kithaka rolls in front of the visitors
photo taken on 4/4/2014


Kithaka and the other orphans
photo taken on 3/26/2014


 Kithaka Kithaka Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian mudbath fun Kithaka rushes through the bush
Kithaka
photo taken on 3/4/2014


Kithaka
photo taken on 2/26/2014


Kithaka, Barsilinga and Lemoyian mudbath fun
photo taken on 2/10/2014


Kithaka rushes through the bush
photo taken on 2/9/2014


 Kithaka has a splash Kithaka enjoys splashing in the mudbath Kithaka heading towards the bush Kithaka at the mud bath.
Kithaka has a splash
photo taken on 1/22/2014


Kithaka enjoys splashing in the mudbath
photo taken on 1/12/2014


Kithaka heading towards the bush
photo taken on 12/23/2013


Kithaka at the mud bath.
photo taken on 12/11/2013


 Lemoyian Kithaka and Barsilinga paying at Mud bath Kithaka makes a splash Kithaka reaches out his trunk Kithaka sits on Tundani
Lemoyian Kithaka and Barsilinga paying at Mud bath
photo taken on 12/1/2013


Kithaka makes a splash
photo taken on 11/25/2013


Kithaka reaches out his trunk
photo taken on 10/30/2013


Kithaka sits on Tundani
photo taken on 9/15/2013


 Kithaka has milk Kithaka and Faraja play at the mudbath Kithaka  Kithaka rubbing his eye
Kithaka has milk
photo taken on 9/5/2013


Kithaka and Faraja play at the mudbath
photo taken on 8/26/2013


Kithaka
photo taken on 7/27/2013


Kithaka rubbing his eye
photo taken on 7/19/2013


 Kithaka and Barsilinga Muddy Kithaka Kithaka and Ngasha Kithaka cheekily steals Barsilinga's greens
Kithaka and Barsilinga
photo taken on 7/4/2013


Muddy Kithaka
photo taken on 6/22/2013


Kithaka and Ngasha
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Kithaka cheekily steals Barsilinga's greens
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 Kithaka and Tundani playing Kithaka chases 2 footballs into the mud Kithaka and Barsilinga enjoy the mudbath Kithaka has his milk under the blanket
Kithaka and Tundani playing
photo taken on 5/25/2013


Kithaka chases 2 footballs into the mud
photo taken on 5/18/2013


Kithaka and Barsilinga enjoy the mudbath
photo taken on 5/6/2013


Kithaka has his milk under the blanket
photo taken on 4/22/2013


 Kithaka enjoys a hug from the keeper Kithaka playing at mudbath Kithaka wallowing Lemoyian and Kithaka playing
Kithaka enjoys a hug from the keeper
photo taken on 4/14/2013


Kithaka playing at mudbath
photo taken on 3/19/2013


Kithaka wallowing
photo taken on 3/1/2013


Lemoyian and Kithaka playing
photo taken on 2/23/2013


 Kithaka Kathaka and Barselinga enjoying a milk feed Kithaka under Turkwel Kithaka playing with Daphne's grandson
Kithaka
photo taken on 2/8/2013


Kathaka and Barselinga enjoying a milk feed
photo taken on 1/16/2013


Kithaka under Turkwel
photo taken on 12/23/2012


Kithaka playing with Daphne's grandson
photo taken on 12/11/2012


 Mischievous Kithaka Kithaka, Balguda, and Ishaq B being naughty Kithaka Kithaka having fun
Mischievous Kithaka
photo taken on 12/6/2012


Kithaka, Balguda, and Ishaq B being naughty
photo taken on 11/12/2012


Kithaka
photo taken on 11/3/2012


Kithaka having fun
photo taken on 10/27/2012


 Kithaka enjoying the mudbath with his friends Kithaka playing Kithaka being cheeky Kithaka sucking on the blanket
Kithaka enjoying the mudbath with his friends
photo taken on 10/23/2012


Kithaka playing
photo taken on 10/7/2012


Kithaka being cheeky
photo taken on 9/14/2012


Kithaka sucking on the blanket
photo taken on 9/11/2012


 Kithaka tries to get under Ishaq-B Kithaka drinking milk with Tano watching Kithaka and Kinango Little Kithaka
Kithaka tries to get under Ishaq-B
photo taken on 9/8/2012


Kithaka drinking milk with Tano watching
photo taken on 9/7/2012


Kithaka and Kinango
photo taken on 8/29/2012


Little Kithaka
photo taken on 8/5/2012


 Kithaka and Barsilinga Kithaka and Barsilinga feeding Kithaka and Shukuru Kithaka sticking close to Shukuru
Kithaka and Barsilinga
photo taken on 8/1/2012


Kithaka and Barsilinga feeding
photo taken on 7/28/2012


Kithaka and Shukuru
photo taken on 7/18/2012


Kithaka sticking close to Shukuru
photo taken on 7/2/2012


 Kithaka sucking on Shukuru's ear Kithaka with Edwin Kithaka Kithaka taking milk from under his blanket
Kithaka sucking on Shukuru's ear
photo taken on 6/23/2012


Kithaka with Edwin
photo taken on 6/8/2012


Kithaka
photo taken on 6/6/2012


Kithaka taking milk from under his blanket
photo taken on 5/29/2012


 Kithaka getting some mud put on him Kithaka with one of the keepers Kithaka joins the fun Kithaka loving Shukuru
Kithaka getting some mud put on him
photo taken on 5/19/2012


Kithaka with one of the keepers
photo taken on 5/14/2012


Kithaka joins the fun
photo taken on 5/10/2012


Kithaka loving Shukuru
photo taken on 4/30/2012


 Sweet Kithaka Kithaka and Barsilinga having milk Kithaka and Justus Kithaka shielded from the sun by Mutara
Sweet Kithaka
photo taken on 4/23/2012


Kithaka and Barsilinga having milk
photo taken on 4/18/2012


Kithaka and Justus
photo taken on 4/2/2012


Kithaka shielded from the sun by Mutara
photo taken on 3/29/2012


 Kithaka being mothered by Mutara Kithaka dustbathing Kithaka  Kithaka with Mishak
Kithaka being mothered by Mutara
photo taken on 3/24/2012


Kithaka dustbathing
photo taken on 3/16/2012


Kithaka
photo taken on 3/4/2012


Kithaka with Mishak
photo taken on 3/1/2012


 Kithaka gives Abdi a hug Kithaka being looked after Kithaka sucking Turkwel's ear Kithaka
Kithaka gives Abdi a hug
photo taken on 2/28/2012


Kithaka being looked after
photo taken on 2/4/2012


Kithaka sucking Turkwel's ear
photo taken on 1/31/2012


Kithaka
photo taken on 1/28/2012


 Kithaka out with the other orphans Kithaka in charging mood Kithaka with the keepers Kithaka in a playful mood
Kithaka out with the other orphans
photo taken on 1/19/2012


Kithaka in charging mood
photo taken on 1/17/2012


Kithaka with the keepers
photo taken on 1/15/2012


Kithaka in a playful mood
photo taken on 1/13/2012


 Kithaka being loved by Mutara Kithaka with Naipoki Kithaka drinking milk Kithaka playing with an umbrella
Kithaka being loved by Mutara
photo taken on 1/9/2012


Kithaka with Naipoki
photo taken on 1/1/2012


Kithaka drinking milk
photo taken on 12/31/2011


Kithaka playing with an umbrella
photo taken on 12/25/2011


 Kithaka following Meshak Sweet Kithaka Kithaka and Zoom Out in the forest with the others
Kithaka following Meshak
photo taken on 12/22/2011


Sweet Kithaka
photo taken on 12/17/2011


Kithaka and Zoom
photo taken on 12/7/2011


Out in the forest with the others
photo taken on 12/3/2011


 Kithaka  Makireti with Kithaka Kithaka being tucked up Kithaka in his stable.jpg
Kithaka
photo taken on 11/30/2011


Makireti with Kithaka
photo taken on 11/27/2011


Kithaka being tucked up
photo taken on 11/27/2011


Kithaka in his stable.jpg
photo taken on 11/27/2011


 Protective hands Keepers Peter and Sammy.jpg Peter on the flight Lewa Downs
Protective hands
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Keepers Peter and Sammy.jpg
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Peter on the flight
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Lewa Downs
photo taken on 11/22/2011


 Safely at the nursery. Safely in the plane.j The tiny calf is given some milk before the flight to Nairobi. Wrapped up safely for the journey.
Safely at the nursery.
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Safely in the plane.j
photo taken on 11/22/2011


The tiny calf is given some milk before the flight to Nairobi.
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Wrapped up safely for the journey.
photo taken on 11/22/2011


 A tiny form on the airstrip.jpg None Entered En route to Lewa from Nairobi Flying over the tea plantations en route to Lewa from Nairobi
A tiny form on the airstrip.jpg
photo taken on 11/22/2011


None Entered
photo taken on 11/22/2011


En route to Lewa from Nairobi
photo taken on 11/22/2011


Flying over the tea plantations en route to Lewa from Nairobi
photo taken on 11/22/2011


 Kithaka with Sammy
Kithaka with Sammy
photo taken on 11/21/2011


 
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