The following is Elephant Orphan named: SIMOTUA 

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 SIMOTUA  Male  Friday, June 20, 2014 Rumuruti Forest  One year old  Found in the Rumuruti Forest in a weak condition with a snare wound on the leg and a spear wound to the head   Poaching 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for SIMOTUA:

 A keeper tending to Simotua's leg injury Simotua is assisted to stand with the help of a sling Simotua in his stable not doing so well Simotua out in the bush
A keeper tending to Simotua's leg injury
photo taken on 3/19/2016


Simotua is assisted to stand with the help of a sling
photo taken on 3/19/2016


Simotua in his stable not doing so well
photo taken on 3/14/2016


Simotua out in the bush
photo taken on 3/5/2016


 Simotua has his own way of browsing Simotua managed to sneak away with Rapa Simotua going to play with Mwashoti Simotua feeling better and feeding
Simotua has his own way of browsing
photo taken on 2/29/2016


Simotua managed to sneak away with Rapa
photo taken on 2/18/2016


Simotua going to play with Mwashoti
photo taken on 2/8/2016


Simotua feeling better and feeding
photo taken on 1/28/2016


 Simotua did not look very well today Simotua looking better today Simotua's spear wound healing up Simotua spending time on his own
Simotua did not look very well today
photo taken on 1/23/2016


Simotua looking better today
photo taken on 1/6/2016


Simotua's spear wound healing up
photo taken on 1/5/2016


Simotua spending time on his own
photo taken on 1/5/2016


 Poor little Simotua was looking a little down Simotua in a hurry to browse Simotua's head wound is slowly closing Simotua's wounds are healing well
Poor little Simotua was looking a little down
photo taken on 1/5/2016


Simotua in a hurry to browse
photo taken on 12/23/2015


Simotua's head wound is slowly closing
photo taken on 12/15/2015


Simotua's wounds are healing well
photo taken on 12/15/2015


 Simotua did not like Boromoko in his stockade! Simotua after coconut oil Simotua chasing Pea and Pod Simotua healing well with time
Simotua did not like Boromoko in his stockade!
photo taken on 11/6/2015


Simotua after coconut oil
photo taken on 9/25/2015


Simotua chasing Pea and Pod
photo taken on 9/9/2015


Simotua healing well with time
photo taken on 8/31/2015


 Simotua and Godoma  Simotua Simotua's wounds healing well Roi and Simotua
Simotua and Godoma
photo taken on 8/24/2015


Simotua
photo taken on 8/2/2015


Simotua's wounds healing well
photo taken on 8/2/2015


Roi and Simotua
photo taken on 7/28/2015


 Simotua (his wounds healing) with Alamaya Simotua eating well Simotua out with the other orphans Simotua was enjoying browsing
Simotua (his wounds healing) with Alamaya
photo taken on 7/15/2015


Simotua eating well
photo taken on 7/9/2015


Simotua out with the other orphans
photo taken on 7/9/2015


Simotua was enjoying browsing
photo taken on 7/8/2015


 Simotua harassing Pea and Pod Simotua enjoying his first day out with Lasayen Simotua with a spear wound in his head A close up of his wound
Simotua harassing Pea and Pod
photo taken on 7/7/2015


Simotua enjoying his first day out with Lasayen
photo taken on 7/6/2015


Simotua with a spear wound in his head
photo taken on 6/25/2015


A close up of his wound
photo taken on 6/24/2015


 A tragic little calf, frightened and terribly injured We called him Simotua None Entered The rescued calf the next day
A tragic little calf, frightened and terribly injured
photo taken on 6/24/2015


We called him Simotua
photo taken on 6/24/2015


None Entered
photo taken on 6/24/2015


The rescued calf the next day
photo taken on 6/24/2015


 The nylon snare is cut away and the baby strapped for travel Taking a close look at things once back at the Nursery Applying green clay to the wound In the stockade after arrival
The nylon snare is cut away and the baby strapped for travel
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Taking a close look at things once back at the Nursery
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Applying green clay to the wound
photo taken on 6/23/2015


In the stockade after arrival
photo taken on 6/23/2015


 None Entered Applying green clay to the wound None Entered In the stockade after arrival
None Entered
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Applying green clay to the wound
photo taken on 6/23/2015


None Entered
photo taken on 6/23/2015


In the stockade after arrival
photo taken on 6/23/2015


 The calf is placed in the stockade Arrival at the Nursery Arrival at Wilson The rescue team on the ground
The calf is placed in the stockade
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Arrival at the Nursery
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Arrival at Wilson
photo taken on 6/23/2015


The rescue team on the ground
photo taken on 6/23/2015


 At the airstrip Preparing to put the calf on the tarpauline The snare is removed The captured orphaned calf
At the airstrip
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Preparing to put the calf on the tarpauline
photo taken on 6/23/2015


The snare is removed
photo taken on 6/23/2015


The captured orphaned calf
photo taken on 6/23/2015


 None Entered None Entered En route to Rumuruti Preparing to leave for the rescue
None Entered
photo taken on 6/23/2015


None Entered
photo taken on 6/23/2015


En route to Rumuruti
photo taken on 6/23/2015


Preparing to leave for the rescue
photo taken on 6/23/2015


 
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