The following is Elephant Orphan named: RUKINGA 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 RUKINGA  Male  Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Seen alone near a waterhole on Mgeno Ranch  Approximately 3 weeks old  He was seen on his own by an anti-poaching team while on patrol on Mgeno Ranch  Reason Unknown 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for RUKINGA:

 Barsilinga sucking Rukinga's ear Barsilinga and Rukinga Rukinga by a tree Rukinga drinking his milk
Barsilinga sucking Rukinga's ear
photo taken on 10/31/2012


Barsilinga and Rukinga
photo taken on 10/17/2012


Rukinga by a tree
photo taken on 10/7/2012


Rukinga drinking his milk
photo taken on 10/4/2012


 Murera mothering Rukinga Murera with Rukinga Rukinga joining the herd Rukinga follows the Keepers closely
Murera mothering Rukinga
photo taken on 10/4/2012


Murera with Rukinga
photo taken on 9/29/2012


Rukinga joining the herd
photo taken on 9/28/2012


Rukinga follows the Keepers closely
photo taken on 9/28/2012


 Sweet Rukinga Sammy in the plane with the orphan Loading the orphan in the rescue plane Preparing the orphan for the flight to Nairobi
Sweet Rukinga
photo taken on 9/27/2012


Sammy in the plane with the orphan
photo taken on 9/27/2012


Loading the orphan in the rescue plane
photo taken on 9/27/2012


Preparing the orphan for the flight to Nairobi
photo taken on 9/27/2012


 THe young orphan feeding on milk on the airstrip The Voi Keepers with the orphan on the airstrip
THe young orphan feeding on milk on the airstrip
photo taken on 9/27/2012


The Voi Keepers with the orphan on the airstrip
photo taken on 9/27/2012


 
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