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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 LAYONI  Male  Friday, April 24, 2009 Close to the Tanzanian border in the Maasai Mara  2 and a half years old  Was seen on his own for 3 days by visitors  Poaching 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for LAYONI:

 Mbegu left with Layoni Layoni scratching on a rock Layoni left and Ndii Ndii engaging Layoni
Mbegu left with Layoni
photo taken on 8/13/2018


Layoni scratching on a rock
photo taken on 5/4/2018


Layoni left and Ndii
photo taken on 3/31/2018


Ndii engaging Layoni
photo taken on 3/21/2018


 Ndii and Layoni stregth testing Layoni and Dabassa browsing Layoni leaves the stockades Layoni scratching up
Ndii and Layoni stregth testing
photo taken on 3/10/2018


Layoni and Dabassa browsing
photo taken on 1/26/2018


Layoni leaves the stockades
photo taken on 1/2/2018


Layoni scratching up
photo taken on 12/3/2017


 Layoni out with the orphans Layoni enjoying supplements Dabassa left and Layoni having a drink  Layoni enjoying the mud bath
Layoni out with the orphans
photo taken on 11/20/2017


Layoni enjoying supplements
photo taken on 11/12/2017


Dabassa left and Layoni having a drink
photo taken on 11/1/2017


Layoni enjoying the mud bath
photo taken on 10/31/2017


 Layoni engaging Panda Layoni trying to ride on Pasaka's back Layoni at mudbath Layoni having a drink at the water trough
Layoni engaging Panda
photo taken on 10/21/2017


Layoni trying to ride on Pasaka's back
photo taken on 9/26/2017


Layoni at mudbath
photo taken on 9/20/2017


Layoni having a drink at the water trough
photo taken on 9/11/2017


 Layoni scratching against a rock at the stockades Layoni enjoying the lucerne Layoni catching up with the orphans Layoni arrives at stockades after orphans left
Layoni scratching against a rock at the stockades
photo taken on 9/9/2017


Layoni enjoying the lucerne
photo taken on 8/31/2017


Layoni catching up with the orphans
photo taken on 8/18/2017


Layoni arrives at stockades after orphans left
photo taken on 8/14/2017


 Layoni and Lempuate join the ex-orphans Ishaq-B, Tundani and Layoni Layoni enjoys early morning scratch Layoni browsing
Layoni and Lempuate join the ex-orphans
photo taken on 8/1/2017


Ishaq-B, Tundani and Layoni
photo taken on 7/26/2017


Layoni enjoys early morning scratch
photo taken on 7/24/2017


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 7/16/2017


 Layoni bathing  Layoni rgt meets Dabassa Layoni lft & Dabassa Layoni lft & Dabasa arriving into the stockade
Layoni bathing
photo taken on 6/30/2017


Layoni rgt meets Dabassa
photo taken on 6/21/2017


Layoni lft & Dabassa
photo taken on 6/14/2017


Layoni lft & Dabasa arriving into the stockade
photo taken on 6/10/2017


 Layoni in the stkd  Layoni playing with Lempuate Layoni follows Kivuko Layoni and Suswa
Layoni in the stkd
photo taken on 6/5/2017


Layoni playing with Lempuate
photo taken on 5/28/2017


Layoni follows Kivuko
photo taken on 4/11/2017


Layoni and Suswa
photo taken on 3/24/2017


 Layoni pushing away Taveta Layoni in a tussle with Taveta Layoni, Dabassa and Lempaute having a drink Layoni behind the rocks
Layoni pushing away Taveta
photo taken on 1/10/2017


Layoni in a tussle with Taveta
photo taken on 1/7/2017


Layoni, Dabassa and Lempaute having a drink
photo taken on 8/21/2016


Layoni behind the rocks
photo taken on 6/17/2016


 Layoni left, Kihari and Kivuko Layoni and Kivuko checking if any water left Layoni arriving Dabassa, Sinya, Taveta, Lempaute, Layoni
Layoni left, Kihari and Kivuko
photo taken on 6/13/2016


Layoni and Kivuko checking if any water left
photo taken on 5/29/2016


Layoni arriving
photo taken on 5/24/2016


Dabassa, Sinya, Taveta, Lempaute, Layoni
photo taken on 5/19/2016


 Layoni browsing Layoni coming to the stockade alone Emma rescues Eve, but then Layoni plays with Eve Layoni running away from the fighting bulls
Layoni browsing
photo taken on 5/1/2016


Layoni coming to the stockade alone
photo taken on 3/12/2016


Emma rescues Eve, but then Layoni plays with Eve
photo taken on 2/12/2016


Layoni running away from the fighting bulls
photo taken on 12/31/2015


 Siria behind with Layoni in front Layoni at the stocakde Layoni browsing with Kivuko ...then allowing them to drink water!
Siria behind with Layoni in front
photo taken on 12/17/2015


Layoni at the stocakde
photo taken on 12/8/2015


Layoni browsing with Kivuko
photo taken on 11/14/2015


...then allowing them to drink water!
photo taken on 10/4/2015


 Layoni chasing away the water bucks Layoni looking for browse Dabassa and Layoni trying the cold water Layoni coming to break up the game
Layoni chasing away the water bucks
photo taken on 10/4/2015


Layoni looking for browse
photo taken on 9/28/2015


Dabassa and Layoni trying the cold water
photo taken on 9/7/2015


Layoni coming to break up the game
photo taken on 9/3/2015


 Layoni browsing on his own Layoni scratching next to Mbirikani Layoni browsing Layoni wallowing
Layoni browsing on his own
photo taken on 8/26/2015


Layoni scratching next to Mbirikani
photo taken on 8/21/2015


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 8/18/2015


Layoni wallowing
photo taken on 8/15/2015


 Layoni, left, and Lempaute in a tussle Layoni enjoying a good scratch Nelion and Bada fighting with Layoni close by Layoni with wld herd in the stkd
Layoni, left, and Lempaute in a tussle
photo taken on 8/4/2015


Layoni enjoying a good scratch
photo taken on 7/31/2015


Nelion and Bada fighting with Layoni close by
photo taken on 7/27/2015


Layoni with wld herd in the stkd
photo taken on 6/27/2015


 Layoni showcasing his bathing expertise  Layoni following the others Layoni having a rolling game at the stockade Rombo and Layoni settling a score
Layoni showcasing his bathing expertise
photo taken on 6/10/2015


Layoni following the others
photo taken on 6/3/2015


Layoni having a rolling game at the stockade
photo taken on 4/13/2015


Rombo and Layoni settling a score
photo taken on 4/9/2015


 Layoni with the wild bull Layoni sucking his trunk Layoni  browsing Layoni before heading off to bathe
Layoni with the wild bull
photo taken on 4/7/2015


Layoni sucking his trunk
photo taken on 3/23/2015


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 3/8/2015


Layoni before heading off to bathe
photo taken on 2/19/2015


 Layoni lying on Wasessa stomach Layoni right picking a branch to tickle Kivuko Layoni enjoying her bath after evicting Mzima Layoni coming out leaving Kivuko in the water
Layoni lying on Wasessa stomach
photo taken on 1/24/2015


Layoni right picking a branch to tickle Kivuko
photo taken on 1/2/2015


Layoni enjoying her bath after evicting Mzima
photo taken on 12/9/2014


Layoni coming out leaving Kivuko in the water
photo taken on 11/20/2014


 Layoni behind Kenia Layoni browsing Layoni sitting on the edge of the mudbath Layoni & Taveta playing on their own
Layoni behind Kenia
photo taken on 11/12/2014


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 11/10/2014


Layoni sitting on the edge of the mudbath
photo taken on 10/6/2014


Layoni & Taveta playing on their own
photo taken on 9/6/2014


 Layoni waiting for his milk  Layoni walks on apace Layoni sitting on her bottom Layoni trying to charge
Layoni waiting for his milk
photo taken on 9/1/2014


Layoni walks on apace
photo taken on 8/24/2014


Layoni sitting on her bottom
photo taken on 8/21/2014


Layoni trying to charge
photo taken on 8/19/2014


 Layoni having a good scratch Layoni and Tassia playing Layoni and Kenia spending some time together Layoni trying to play with Sinya in the mud
Layoni having a good scratch
photo taken on 8/15/2014


Layoni and Tassia playing
photo taken on 7/1/2014


Layoni and Kenia spending some time together
photo taken on 6/28/2014


Layoni trying to play with Sinya in the mud
photo taken on 6/26/2014


 Layoni attempting to mount Rombo Dabasa and Layoni continuing their fight Layoni wrestles with Tassia Layoni and Rombo
Layoni attempting to mount Rombo
photo taken on 6/24/2014


Dabasa and Layoni continuing their fight
photo taken on 6/13/2014


Layoni wrestles with Tassia
photo taken on 5/28/2014


Layoni and Rombo
photo taken on 5/11/2014


 Layoni scratching Taveta and Layoni having a drink of water Layoni right in a pushing game with Rombo Layoni in a pushing game with Rombo
Layoni scratching
photo taken on 4/30/2014


Taveta and Layoni having a drink of water
photo taken on 4/22/2014


Layoni right in a pushing game with Rombo
photo taken on 4/17/2014


Layoni in a pushing game with Rombo
photo taken on 4/11/2014


 Layoni browsing Layoni standing in the mudbath Layoni and Rombo Layoni playing in a gulley
Layoni browsing
photo taken on 4/1/2014


Layoni standing in the mudbath
photo taken on 3/27/2014


Layoni and Rombo
photo taken on 3/8/2014


Layoni playing in a gulley
photo taken on 3/5/2014


 Layoni pushes over a tree in joy of winning Little Layoni usually loses the match Dabassa and Layoni say jambo to Lolokwe Layoni walks over a log
Layoni pushes over a tree in joy of winning
photo taken on 2/17/2014


Little Layoni usually loses the match
photo taken on 2/17/2014


Dabassa and Layoni say jambo to Lolokwe
photo taken on 2/14/2014


Layoni walks over a log
photo taken on 2/5/2014


 Layoni and Kivuko play Layoni and Mbirikani Layoni having a good scratch Layoni and Eve wrestling
Layoni and Kivuko play
photo taken on 1/29/2014


Layoni and Mbirikani
photo taken on 1/23/2014


Layoni having a good scratch
photo taken on 1/3/2014


Layoni and Eve wrestling
photo taken on 1/3/2014


 Layoni is the centre of attention  Layoni enjoys rolling in the mud  Layoni scratching on a rock  Layoni rubbing on Wasessa
Layoni is the centre of attention
photo taken on 12/9/2013


Layoni enjoys rolling in the mud
photo taken on 12/9/2013


Layoni scratching on a rock
photo taken on 11/22/2013


Layoni rubbing on Wasessa
photo taken on 11/18/2013


 Layoni leads Dabassa to go kick water buckets Layoni dustbathing Layoni and the wild bull Layoni having a scratch
Layoni leads Dabassa to go kick water buckets
photo taken on 11/6/2013


Layoni dustbathing
photo taken on 10/19/2013


Layoni and the wild bull
photo taken on 10/3/2013


Layoni having a scratch
photo taken on 9/28/2013


 Layoni wallowing Layoni and Tassia playing Layoni splashing at mudbath Layoni with ears flared
Layoni wallowing
photo taken on 9/23/2013


Layoni and Tassia playing
photo taken on 9/16/2013


Layoni splashing at mudbath
photo taken on 9/15/2013


Layoni with ears flared
photo taken on 9/12/2013


 Layoni eating Lucerne Layoni lying in the water Layoni at the field Layoni browsing in the field
Layoni eating Lucerne
photo taken on 9/5/2013


Layoni lying in the water
photo taken on 8/22/2013


Layoni at the field
photo taken on 8/17/2013


Layoni browsing in the field
photo taken on 8/2/2013


 Layoni picking up grass Layoni having a drink of water Layoni in the field Layoni, Tsavo and Shimba
Layoni picking up grass
photo taken on 7/27/2013


Layoni having a drink of water
photo taken on 6/29/2013


Layoni in the field
photo taken on 6/25/2013


Layoni, Tsavo and Shimba
photo taken on 6/12/2013


 Kenia,Layoni & Tavata drink water Layoni on the slopes of Mazinga Hill Layoni, Kenia and the others bathing Layoni
Kenia,Layoni & Tavata drink water
photo taken on 6/6/2013


Layoni on the slopes of Mazinga Hill
photo taken on 5/31/2013


Layoni, Kenia and the others bathing
photo taken on 5/9/2013


Layoni
photo taken on 5/7/2013


 Layoni leading Layoni and Rombo browsing together Layoni scratching Layoni, Kivuko and Dabassa
Layoni leading
photo taken on 4/19/2013


Layoni and Rombo browsing together
photo taken on 4/2/2013


Layoni scratching
photo taken on 3/29/2013


Layoni, Kivuko and Dabassa
photo taken on 3/28/2013


 Layoni dustbathing Layoni exiting the mudbath Layoni running Rombo left and Layoni enter the mudbath
Layoni dustbathing
photo taken on 3/27/2013


Layoni exiting the mudbath
photo taken on 3/22/2013


Layoni running
photo taken on 3/16/2013


Rombo left and Layoni enter the mudbath
photo taken on 3/13/2013


 Layoni soil dusting Layoni standing at the dustbath Layoni with a tight grip on the bottle Layoni having a milk bottle
Layoni soil dusting
photo taken on 2/25/2013


Layoni standing at the dustbath
photo taken on 2/8/2013


Layoni with a tight grip on the bottle
photo taken on 1/24/2013


Layoni having a milk bottle
photo taken on 12/8/2012


 Layoni with a handfull of copra cake Layoni scratching Layoni left and Taveta mudbathing Layoni scratching after a mudbath
Layoni with a handfull of copra cake
photo taken on 12/7/2012


Layoni scratching
photo taken on 11/27/2012


Layoni left and Taveta mudbathing
photo taken on 11/25/2012


Layoni scratching after a mudbath
photo taken on 11/1/2012


 Layoni feeding Layoni splashing mud Layoni splashing mud Layoni, Ndii and Rombo mudbathing
Layoni feeding
photo taken on 10/31/2012


Layoni splashing mud
photo taken on 10/20/2012


Layoni splashing mud
photo taken on 10/18/2012


Layoni, Ndii and Rombo mudbathing
photo taken on 10/8/2012


 Layoni browsing Layoni sitting on the bank Layoni sliding down the bank Layoni rests his head on Taveta
Layoni browsing
photo taken on 10/3/2012


Layoni sitting on the bank
photo taken on 9/25/2012


Layoni sliding down the bank
photo taken on 9/17/2012


Layoni rests his head on Taveta
photo taken on 8/30/2012


 Tassia right playing with Layoni Layoni Layoni scratching Layoni having milk
Tassia right playing with Layoni
photo taken on 8/24/2012


Layoni
photo taken on 8/16/2012


Layoni scratching
photo taken on 8/5/2012


Layoni having milk
photo taken on 7/24/2012


 Layoni  Layoni on the left with Wasessa Layoni playing Layoni sitting on Tassia
Layoni
photo taken on 7/3/2012


Layoni on the left with Wasessa
photo taken on 6/25/2012


Layoni playing
photo taken on 6/20/2012


Layoni sitting on Tassia
photo taken on 6/18/2012


 Layoni Layoni climbing on Taveta Layoni running off with his milk bottle Layoni climbing to the top of Mazinga hill
Layoni
photo taken on 6/12/2012


Layoni climbing on Taveta
photo taken on 5/28/2012


Layoni running off with his milk bottle
photo taken on 5/21/2012


Layoni climbing to the top of Mazinga hill
photo taken on 5/7/2012


 Layoni left and Rombo on Mazinga hill Layoni on Mazinga Hill Layoni playing in the water Wasessa goes to Layoni's aid
Layoni left and Rombo on Mazinga hill
photo taken on 5/6/2012


Layoni on Mazinga Hill
photo taken on 4/18/2012


Layoni playing in the water
photo taken on 4/17/2012


Wasessa goes to Layoni's aid
photo taken on 4/14/2012


 Lesanju and Layoni at the stocakde with pupils Emily with Layoni and Lempaute Kivuko right and Layoni playing Layoni scratching against a tree
Lesanju and Layoni at the stocakde with pupils
photo taken on 3/13/2012


Emily with Layoni and Lempaute
photo taken on 2/24/2012


Kivuko right and Layoni playing
photo taken on 2/21/2012


Layoni scratching against a tree
photo taken on 2/6/2012


 Siria and Layoni Layoni browsing Dida left with Layoni Layoni greeting Lempaute
Siria and Layoni
photo taken on 1/17/2012


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 1/7/2012


Dida left with Layoni
photo taken on 12/31/2011


Layoni greeting Lempaute
photo taken on 12/29/2011


 Layoni in the truck Layoni taking milk in the truck Layoni browsing Makireti with Layoni
Layoni in the truck
photo taken on 12/26/2011


Layoni taking milk in the truck
photo taken on 12/10/2011


Layoni browsing
photo taken on 11/24/2011


Makireti with Layoni
photo taken on 11/12/2011


 Layoni with Julius Layoni's wounds covered in green clay Layoni in his stockade Layoni the new arrival
Layoni with Julius
photo taken on 11/8/2011


Layoni's wounds covered in green clay
photo taken on 11/6/2011


Layoni in his stockade
photo taken on 11/5/2011


Layoni the new arrival
photo taken on 11/4/2011


 The orphaned calf had been observed alone of three days, with no evidence of elephants in the area The calf's genital area had been badly injured by hyenas The calf is transported to the Keekerok airstrip The calf being loaded into the rescue plane
The orphaned calf had been observed alone of three days, with no evidence of elephants in the area
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The calf's genital area had been badly injured by hyenas
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The calf is transported to the Keekerok airstrip
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The calf being loaded into the rescue plane
photo taken on 11/3/2011


 Layoni safely at the Nairobi Nursery The mara landscape as the plane is leaving the rescue team leaving wilson airport The keepers in the rescue plane
Layoni safely at the Nairobi Nursery
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The mara landscape as the plane is leaving
photo taken on 11/3/2011


the rescue team leaving wilson airport
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The keepers in the rescue plane
photo taken on 11/3/2011


 Landing in Wilson airport The orphan in the rescue plane The rescue vehicle The calf is driven to the airsrtip
Landing in Wilson airport
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The orphan in the rescue plane
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The rescue vehicle
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The calf is driven to the airsrtip
photo taken on 11/3/2011


 Preparing the calf for the drive to the airstrip The keepers with the orphan The Vet checks the severity of the injury The Keepers prepare the kit for transporting the orphan
Preparing the calf for the drive to the airstrip
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The keepers with the orphan
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The Vet checks the severity of the injury
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The Keepers prepare the kit for transporting the orphan
photo taken on 11/3/2011


 Amos in the rescue plane The Keepers board the rescue plane Driving the calf to the airstrip
Amos in the rescue plane
photo taken on 11/3/2011


The Keepers board the rescue plane
photo taken on 11/3/2011


Driving the calf to the airstrip
photo taken on 11/3/2011


 
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