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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 ZIWA  Male  Sunday, February 12, 2012 Amboseli Environs  2 Years old  Found protecting his dying mother who had collapsed in a water hole too weak to stand  Sick Mother 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for ZIWA:

 Ziwa peeling bark off a branch Ziwa looking for shade after wallowing Ziwa tryin gto cover his whole body in mud Faraja and Ziwa moving towards the Hills
Ziwa peeling bark off a branch
photo taken on 1/26/2019


Ziwa looking for shade after wallowing
photo taken on 1/25/2019


Ziwa tryin gto cover his whole body in mud
photo taken on 1/24/2019


Faraja and Ziwa moving towards the Hills
photo taken on 1/22/2019


 Faraja and Ziwa early morning wrestling Ziwa browsing on an acacia tre Ziwa in the bushes Ziwa playing on the dry palms
Faraja and Ziwa early morning wrestling
photo taken on 1/13/2019


Ziwa browsing on an acacia tre
photo taken on 12/26/2018


Ziwa in the bushes
photo taken on 12/16/2018


Ziwa playing on the dry palms
photo taken on 12/10/2018


 Ziwa pushing Sonje to walk faster Ziwa walking away after his milk bottle Ziwa Ziwa on the wall
Ziwa pushing Sonje to walk faster
photo taken on 11/21/2018


Ziwa walking away after his milk bottle
photo taken on 11/13/2018


Ziwa
photo taken on 11/7/2018


Ziwa on the wall
photo taken on 10/14/2018


 Ziwa by the water spring Ziwa by the mudbath Ziwa dustbathing Ziwa at the loading bay
Ziwa by the water spring
photo taken on 10/11/2018


Ziwa by the mudbath
photo taken on 10/5/2018


Ziwa dustbathing
photo taken on 9/19/2018


Ziwa at the loading bay
photo taken on 9/14/2018


 Faraja mounting Ziwa Ziwa ready for a swim Ziwa having a drink at the waterhole Ziwa picking acacia leaves
Faraja mounting Ziwa
photo taken on 9/8/2018


Ziwa ready for a swim
photo taken on 9/5/2018


Ziwa having a drink at the waterhole
photo taken on 9/1/2018


Ziwa picking acacia leaves
photo taken on 8/30/2018


 Faraja and Ziwa strength testing Ziwa mounting Ngasha Ziwa on browsing patrol Ziwa after a mudbath
Faraja and Ziwa strength testing
photo taken on 8/23/2018


Ziwa mounting Ngasha
photo taken on 8/20/2018


Ziwa on browsing patrol
photo taken on 8/8/2018


Ziwa after a mudbath
photo taken on 8/6/2018


 Ziwa standing in the shade Ziwa mixing mud with his feet Ziwa at the mudbath area near the lodge Ziwa ready to charge
Ziwa standing in the shade
photo taken on 8/1/2018


Ziwa mixing mud with his feet
photo taken on 7/29/2018


Ziwa at the mudbath area near the lodge
photo taken on 7/27/2018


Ziwa ready to charge
photo taken on 7/17/2018


 Ziwa browsing on his own Ziwa browsing Ziwa and Ngasha coming for milk Ziwa playing on the grass after wallowing
Ziwa browsing on his own
photo taken on 7/15/2018


Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 7/13/2018


Ziwa and Ngasha coming for milk
photo taken on 7/5/2018


Ziwa playing on the grass after wallowing
photo taken on 6/8/2018


 Ziwa Ziwa walking through the forest Alamaya and Ziwa reappear after getting lost Ziwa getting ready for a dip
Ziwa
photo taken on 6/7/2018


Ziwa walking through the forest
photo taken on 6/2/2018


Alamaya and Ziwa reappear after getting lost
photo taken on 5/31/2018


Ziwa getting ready for a dip
photo taken on 5/20/2018


 Ziwa and Alamaya splashing in the mud Ziwa and Ngasha push each other for more space Ziwa chewing a soft branch Ziwa walking to the watersprings
Ziwa and Alamaya splashing in the mud
photo taken on 5/19/2018


Ziwa and Ngasha push each other for more space
photo taken on 5/14/2018


Ziwa chewing a soft branch
photo taken on 5/10/2018


Ziwa walking to the watersprings
photo taken on 5/6/2018


 Ziwa pick up salts after 11am milk feed Ziwa dusting Ziwa following Lima Lima Ziwa scratching while browsing
Ziwa pick up salts after 11am milk feed
photo taken on 5/4/2018


Ziwa dusting
photo taken on 5/2/2018


Ziwa following Lima Lima
photo taken on 4/28/2018


Ziwa scratching while browsing
photo taken on 4/21/2018


 Ziwa browsing in the bushes Ziwa infront of Jasiri Ziwa mounting Lima Lima Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
Ziwa browsing in the bushes
photo taken on 4/18/2018


Ziwa infront of Jasiri
photo taken on 4/14/2018


Ziwa mounting Lima Lima
photo taken on 4/9/2018


Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
photo taken on 4/6/2018


 Ziwa in the mudbath Ziwa playing with Ngasha Ziwa scratching Ziwa heading back to the browsing fields
Ziwa in the mudbath
photo taken on 4/3/2018


Ziwa playing with Ngasha
photo taken on 4/1/2018


Ziwa scratching
photo taken on 3/31/2018


Ziwa heading back to the browsing fields
photo taken on 3/29/2018


 Ziwa busy browsing Faraja and Ziwa strength testing Ziwa walking through the water Ziwa chewing on a branch
Ziwa busy browsing
photo taken on 3/26/2018


Faraja and Ziwa strength testing
photo taken on 3/21/2018


Ziwa walking through the water
photo taken on 3/17/2018


Ziwa chewing on a branch
photo taken on 3/15/2018


 Ziwa rubbing his bottom on the ground Ziwa having milk Ziwa smelling the air Ziwa after a bit of a wallow
Ziwa rubbing his bottom on the ground
photo taken on 3/10/2018


Ziwa having milk
photo taken on 3/9/2018


Ziwa smelling the air
photo taken on 3/4/2018


Ziwa after a bit of a wallow
photo taken on 3/1/2018


 Ziwa at the edge of the wallow Ziwa lying down at the dustbath Ziwa finding some shade Ziwa scratching
Ziwa at the edge of the wallow
photo taken on 2/23/2018


Ziwa lying down at the dustbath
photo taken on 2/22/2018


Ziwa finding some shade
photo taken on 2/21/2018


Ziwa scratching
photo taken on 2/19/2018


 Ziwa browsing in the forest Ziwa and Ngasha playing Ziwa in the mudbath Ziwa throwing dust onto his head and back
Ziwa browsing in the forest
photo taken on 2/18/2018


Ziwa and Ngasha playing
photo taken on 2/12/2018


Ziwa in the mudbath
photo taken on 2/4/2018


Ziwa throwing dust onto his head and back
photo taken on 2/3/2018


 Ziwa eating and dustbathing Ngasha and Ziwa share a tender moment Ngasha and Ziwa ready to browse after mud bath Ngasha on the ground whilst Ziwa looks on
Ziwa eating and dustbathing
photo taken on 2/1/2018


Ngasha and Ziwa share a tender moment
photo taken on 1/31/2018


Ngasha and Ziwa ready to browse after mud bath
photo taken on 1/28/2018


Ngasha on the ground whilst Ziwa looks on
photo taken on 1/26/2018


 Ziwa wanting to browse alone Ziwa leaving the waterhole Ziwa selecting tasty bark Ziwa at the mud bath
Ziwa wanting to browse alone
photo taken on 1/25/2018


Ziwa leaving the waterhole
photo taken on 1/22/2018


Ziwa selecting tasty bark
photo taken on 1/20/2018


Ziwa at the mud bath
photo taken on 1/13/2018


 Ziwa taking grass out of Quanza's mouth Ziwa at the dust bath Ziwa and his friends at dust bath Ziwa tries to reach for the high branches
Ziwa taking grass out of Quanza's mouth
photo taken on 1/1/2018


Ziwa at the dust bath
photo taken on 12/24/2017


Ziwa and his friends at dust bath
photo taken on 12/20/2017


Ziwa tries to reach for the high branches
photo taken on 12/19/2017


 Ziwa sucks his trunk after bottle feeding Ziwa walking far from his friends Playful Ziwa in the mud Jasiri walking as Ziwa sits down
Ziwa sucks his trunk after bottle feeding
photo taken on 12/17/2017


Ziwa walking far from his friends
photo taken on 12/10/2017


Playful Ziwa in the mud
photo taken on 12/5/2017


Jasiri walking as Ziwa sits down
photo taken on 12/3/2017


 Ziwa and Ngasha pushing each other Ziwa after bottle feed Ziwa scratching his belly Ngasha and Ziwa relax after swimming
Ziwa and Ngasha pushing each other
photo taken on 12/2/2017


Ziwa after bottle feed
photo taken on 11/27/2017


Ziwa scratching his belly
photo taken on 11/25/2017


Ngasha and Ziwa relax after swimming
photo taken on 11/22/2017


 Murera showing Ziwa how to wallow in mind Ziwa exits the forest looking for his friends Ziwa smelling Mwashoti's mouth Ziwa and Ngasha getting ready to fight
Murera showing Ziwa how to wallow in mind
photo taken on 11/18/2017


Ziwa exits the forest looking for his friends
photo taken on 11/16/2017


Ziwa smelling Mwashoti's mouth
photo taken on 11/8/2017


Ziwa and Ngasha getting ready to fight
photo taken on 10/30/2017


 Ziwa and Limalima morning games Ziwa walking to bottle feed Ziwa trying to push down on Ngasha Ziwa cools off in the shade
Ziwa and Limalima morning games
photo taken on 10/27/2017


Ziwa walking to bottle feed
photo taken on 10/25/2017


Ziwa trying to push down on Ngasha
photo taken on 10/22/2017


Ziwa cools off in the shade
photo taken on 10/18/2017


 Ziwa blowing dust Ziwa browsing in the forest Ziwa leads orphans to Chyulu Hills Ziwa peeling bark
Ziwa blowing dust
photo taken on 10/16/2017


Ziwa browsing in the forest
photo taken on 10/14/2017


Ziwa leads orphans to Chyulu Hills
photo taken on 10/9/2017


Ziwa peeling bark
photo taken on 10/8/2017


 Ziwa and Ngasha Ziwa pushing down trees Ziwa enjoying mudbath Ziwa scratching his bottom
Ziwa and Ngasha
photo taken on 10/6/2017


Ziwa pushing down trees
photo taken on 9/30/2017


Ziwa enjoying mudbath
photo taken on 9/25/2017


Ziwa scratching his bottom
photo taken on 9/20/2017


 Ziwa splashing mud Ziwa sniffs the air to see where the others are Ziwa coming out of mud-bath Ziwa scratching bottom on a rock
Ziwa splashing mud
photo taken on 9/17/2017


Ziwa sniffs the air to see where the others are
photo taken on 9/8/2017


Ziwa coming out of mud-bath
photo taken on 9/4/2017


Ziwa scratching bottom on a rock
photo taken on 9/3/2017


 Ziwa deep in the bushes Ngasha pushing Ziwa out of the waterhole Ziwa at the water trough Ziwa scratches on a fallen tree
Ziwa deep in the bushes
photo taken on 9/1/2017


Ngasha pushing Ziwa out of the waterhole
photo taken on 8/28/2017


Ziwa at the water trough
photo taken on 8/24/2017


Ziwa scratches on a fallen tree
photo taken on 8/11/2017


 Ziwa at a waterhole near Chyulu hills Ziwa peeling some acacia bark Ziwa browsing Ziwa leading the group
Ziwa at a waterhole near Chyulu hills
photo taken on 8/9/2017


Ziwa peeling some acacia bark
photo taken on 8/5/2017


Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 7/31/2017


Ziwa leading the group
photo taken on 7/27/2017


 Ziwa having a drink Ziwa trying to mount Lima Lima Ziwa greeting Murera Ziwa picking green grass
Ziwa having a drink
photo taken on 7/15/2017


Ziwa trying to mount Lima Lima
photo taken on 7/3/2017


Ziwa greeting Murera
photo taken on 6/30/2017


Ziwa picking green grass
photo taken on 6/16/2017


 Ziwa walking out of the waterhole Ziwa drinks clean water from the trough Wild bull elephant together with Ziwa  Ziwa getting ready to wallow
Ziwa walking out of the waterhole
photo taken on 6/12/2017


Ziwa drinks clean water from the trough
photo taken on 6/9/2017


Wild bull elephant together with Ziwa
photo taken on 6/6/2017


Ziwa getting ready to wallow
photo taken on 5/31/2017


 Ziwa after swimming  Ziwa leading all the babies to the mudbath Ziwa at the dustbath Ziwa walking to Sonje and Murera
Ziwa after swimming
photo taken on 5/26/2017


Ziwa leading all the babies to the mudbath
photo taken on 5/23/2017


Ziwa at the dustbath
photo taken on 5/14/2017


Ziwa walking to Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 5/7/2017


 Sonje and Ziwa head to the waterhole Zongoloni follows Ziwa  Very muddy Limalima and Ziwa Ziwa leads the babies to juicy acacias
Sonje and Ziwa head to the waterhole
photo taken on 4/28/2017


Zongoloni follows Ziwa
photo taken on 4/22/2017


Very muddy Limalima and Ziwa
photo taken on 4/17/2017


Ziwa leads the babies to juicy acacias
photo taken on 4/13/2017


 Ziwa's prepares to dust his back Ziwa and Limalima arrive at the water hole Ziwa and friends chargin gin the forest Ziwa at the water hole
Ziwa's prepares to dust his back
photo taken on 4/9/2017


Ziwa and Limalima arrive at the water hole
photo taken on 4/8/2017


Ziwa and friends chargin gin the forest
photo taken on 3/29/2017


Ziwa at the water hole
photo taken on 3/27/2017


 Ziwa joining Sonje and friends Ziwa follows the hrd back to the stockades Ziwa leaving the mud bath Ziwa leading the orphans in browsing
Ziwa joining Sonje and friends
photo taken on 3/26/2017


Ziwa follows the hrd back to the stockades
photo taken on 3/25/2017


Ziwa leaving the mud bath
photo taken on 3/22/2017


Ziwa leading the orphans in browsing
photo taken on 3/12/2017


 Ziwa cools off his bottom in the water Ziwa leading the boys Ziwa bottom scratching Ziwa with a branch in his mouth
Ziwa cools off his bottom in the water
photo taken on 3/5/2017


Ziwa leading the boys
photo taken on 2/22/2017


Ziwa bottom scratching
photo taken on 2/19/2017


Ziwa with a branch in his mouth
photo taken on 2/3/2017


 Ziwa gets ready to wallow in the mud Ziwa near a wild bull Ziwa on his way back to the stocakdes Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
Ziwa gets ready to wallow in the mud
photo taken on 2/1/2017


Ziwa near a wild bull
photo taken on 1/28/2017


Ziwa on his way back to the stocakdes
photo taken on 1/26/2017


Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
photo taken on 1/21/2017


 Ziwa pushing Ngasha Ziwa on the way out Ziwa waiting for Murera Ziwa taking a bath
Ziwa pushing Ngasha
photo taken on 1/11/2017


Ziwa on the way out
photo taken on 1/10/2017


Ziwa waiting for Murera
photo taken on 1/5/2017


Ziwa taking a bath
photo taken on 12/20/2016


 Ziwa and Sonje enjoy bath time Ziwa in a charging mood Ziwa enjoying lush vegetation Ziwa leaving the dustbath
Ziwa and Sonje enjoy bath time
photo taken on 12/3/2016


Ziwa in a charging mood
photo taken on 11/29/2016


Ziwa enjoying lush vegetation
photo taken on 11/15/2016


Ziwa leaving the dustbath
photo taken on 11/11/2016


 Ziwa passing by the mudbath Murera and Ziwa Ziwa and Sonje Bottle feeding time Ziwa scratching against a tree
Ziwa passing by the mudbath
photo taken on 11/9/2016


Murera and Ziwa
photo taken on 11/2/2016


Ziwa and Sonje Bottle feeding time
photo taken on 10/17/2016


Ziwa scratching against a tree
photo taken on 10/14/2016


 Ziwa in the swamp Ziwa Ziwa dustbathing Ziwa reaching for green leaves
Ziwa in the swamp
photo taken on 9/26/2016


Ziwa
photo taken on 9/24/2016


Ziwa dustbathing
photo taken on 9/23/2016


Ziwa reaching for green leaves
photo taken on 9/15/2016


 Ziwa busy browsing Ziwa browsing in the bushes Ziwa at the mudbath Ziwa going for a swim
Ziwa busy browsing
photo taken on 9/13/2016


Ziwa browsing in the bushes
photo taken on 9/9/2016


Ziwa at the mudbath
photo taken on 9/4/2016


Ziwa going for a swim
photo taken on 8/29/2016


 Ziwa playing with dust Ziwa in the bushes Ziwa at the mudbath Ziwa at the waterhole
Ziwa playing with dust
photo taken on 8/25/2016


Ziwa in the bushes
photo taken on 8/21/2016


Ziwa at the mudbath
photo taken on 8/19/2016


Ziwa at the waterhole
photo taken on 8/15/2016


 Ziwa and Faraja strength testing Ziwa at the waterhole Ziwa dusting his head Ziwa playing with dusts
Ziwa and Faraja strength testing
photo taken on 8/8/2016


Ziwa at the waterhole
photo taken on 8/4/2016


Ziwa dusting his head
photo taken on 7/29/2016


Ziwa playing with dusts
photo taken on 7/13/2016


 Ziwa Ziwa kicking dust Ziwa putting his trunk on Alamaya Ziwa breaking branches to eat
Ziwa
photo taken on 7/11/2016


Ziwa kicking dust
photo taken on 6/27/2016


Ziwa putting his trunk on Alamaya
photo taken on 6/27/2016


Ziwa breaking branches to eat
photo taken on 6/26/2016


 Ziwa took over leadership from Mwashoti Ziwa standing with Sonje Ziwa browsing nicely Ziwa and Lima Lima picking up acacia pods
Ziwa took over leadership from Mwashoti
photo taken on 6/23/2016


Ziwa standing with Sonje
photo taken on 6/21/2016


Ziwa browsing nicely
photo taken on 6/13/2016


Ziwa and Lima Lima picking up acacia pods
photo taken on 5/27/2016


 Ziwa between Murera and Sonje Ziwa in the middle of Sonje and Murera Ziwa having a lovely dust bath Ziwa scratching his belly
Ziwa between Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 5/24/2016


Ziwa in the middle of Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 5/20/2016


Ziwa having a lovely dust bath
photo taken on 5/12/2016


Ziwa scratching his belly
photo taken on 5/11/2016


 Ziwa looking for Sonje Ziwa in the middle with his adopted mothers Ziwa being fed by his keeper Ziwa on the left with Quanza feeding on grass
Ziwa looking for Sonje
photo taken on 5/11/2016


Ziwa in the middle with his adopted mothers
photo taken on 5/4/2016


Ziwa being fed by his keeper
photo taken on 5/3/2016


Ziwa on the left with Quanza feeding on grass
photo taken on 5/1/2016


 Sonje and Murera with Ziwa in the middle Zongoloni and Ziwa at the water trough Ziwa crossing the waterhole to Sonje Young Ziwa leading his adopted mother Murera
Sonje and Murera with Ziwa in the middle
photo taken on 4/28/2016


Zongoloni and Ziwa at the water trough
photo taken on 4/27/2016


Ziwa crossing the waterhole to Sonje
photo taken on 4/17/2016


Young Ziwa leading his adopted mother Murera
photo taken on 4/10/2016


 Muddy Ziwa charging the baboons Ziwa playing with dust in the early morning Sonje and Ziwa swimming Ziwa dustbathing with Sonje and the others
Muddy Ziwa charging the baboons
photo taken on 4/10/2016


Ziwa playing with dust in the early morning
photo taken on 4/3/2016


Sonje and Ziwa swimming
photo taken on 3/29/2016


Ziwa dustbathing with Sonje and the others
photo taken on 3/27/2016


 Ziwa getting out of the mudbath Ziwa mudbathing Ziwa taking refuge from the sun under Sonje's ear Ziwa between Sonje and Murera
Ziwa getting out of the mudbath
photo taken on 3/24/2016


Ziwa mudbathing
photo taken on 3/12/2016


Ziwa taking refuge from the sun under Sonje's ear
photo taken on 3/7/2016


Ziwa between Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 3/4/2016


 Ziwa feeding Ziwa rolling in the mud Ziwa and babies enjoying dust bath Ziwa holding his bottle like Zonogloni and Jasiri
Ziwa feeding
photo taken on 3/2/2016


Ziwa rolling in the mud
photo taken on 3/1/2016


Ziwa and babies enjoying dust bath
photo taken on 2/23/2016


Ziwa holding his bottle like Zonogloni and Jasiri
photo taken on 2/20/2016


 Ziwa foraging with some friends Sonje communicating with baby Ziwa Ziwa picking up mineral salts Ziwa at his scratching post
Ziwa foraging with some friends
photo taken on 2/19/2016


Sonje communicating with baby Ziwa
photo taken on 2/8/2016


Ziwa picking up mineral salts
photo taken on 2/8/2016


Ziwa at his scratching post
photo taken on 2/7/2016


 Ziwa kissing Murera Ziwa smelling Sonje's mouth Ziwa between his adopted mothers  Ziwa drinking in the early morning
Ziwa kissing Murera
photo taken on 2/3/2016


Ziwa smelling Sonje's mouth
photo taken on 1/30/2016


Ziwa between his adopted mothers
photo taken on 1/29/2016


Ziwa drinking in the early morning
photo taken on 1/29/2016


 Ziwa & Faraja picking up scent of wild elephants Ziwa kicking a tree with his back foot Ziwa waiting for Murera and Sonje Ziwa, left, and Sonje scratching her neck
Ziwa & Faraja picking up scent of wild elephants
photo taken on 1/28/2016


Ziwa kicking a tree with his back foot
photo taken on 1/26/2016


Ziwa waiting for Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 1/25/2016


Ziwa, left, and Sonje scratching her neck
photo taken on 1/18/2016


 Sonje walking with Ziwa Ziwa holding soil for dust bathing Busy Ziwa having a scratch Ziwa leading the matriarchs home
Sonje walking with Ziwa
photo taken on 1/16/2016


Ziwa holding soil for dust bathing
photo taken on 1/14/2016


Busy Ziwa having a scratch
photo taken on 1/12/2016


Ziwa leading the matriarchs home
photo taken on 1/10/2016


 Ziwa running to his adopted mothers Ziwa relaxing  Ziwa going for a walk with foster mother Sonje Ziwa, left, waiting for Murera
Ziwa running to his adopted mothers
photo taken on 1/9/2016


Ziwa relaxing
photo taken on 1/5/2016


Ziwa going for a walk with foster mother Sonje
photo taken on 1/5/2016


Ziwa, left, waiting for Murera
photo taken on 1/4/2016


 Jasiri and Ziwa browsing Ziwa stopping Jasiri from pushing him Sonje playing with her adopted baby Ziwa Murera with Ziwa
Jasiri and Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 12/30/2015


Ziwa stopping Jasiri from pushing him
photo taken on 12/24/2015


Sonje playing with her adopted baby Ziwa
photo taken on 12/21/2015


Murera with Ziwa
photo taken on 12/20/2015


 Ziwa following Sonje Ziwa in front of Murera and Sonje Ziwa climbing on Sonje Ziwa browsing
Ziwa following Sonje
photo taken on 12/15/2015


Ziwa in front of Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 12/11/2015


Ziwa climbing on Sonje
photo taken on 12/7/2015


Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 12/5/2015


 Ziwa rolling on the wet ground Ziwa foraging near Sonje A muddy Ziwa Ziwa browsing with Sonje
Ziwa rolling on the wet ground
photo taken on 12/2/2015


Ziwa foraging near Sonje
photo taken on 12/1/2015


A muddy Ziwa
photo taken on 11/29/2015


Ziwa browsing with Sonje
photo taken on 11/20/2015


 Ziwa charging Ziwa with Sonje Ziwa and Jasiri at the front of the group Ziwa following Sonje
Ziwa charging
photo taken on 11/5/2015


Ziwa with Sonje
photo taken on 11/3/2015


Ziwa and Jasiri at the front of the group
photo taken on 11/1/2015


Ziwa following Sonje
photo taken on 10/27/2015


 Ziwa following Murera Ziwa waiting for Sonje and Murera Ziwa browsing Sonje waiting for Murera and Ziwa
Ziwa following Murera
photo taken on 10/26/2015


Ziwa waiting for Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 10/21/2015


Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 10/13/2015


Sonje waiting for Murera and Ziwa
photo taken on 10/12/2015


 Quanza on the left with Ziwa on the right Sonje together with Ziwa on the grasslands Ziwa Ziwa on patrol in the forest
Quanza on the left with Ziwa on the right
photo taken on 10/10/2015


Sonje together with Ziwa on the grasslands
photo taken on 10/6/2015


Ziwa
photo taken on 10/2/2015


Ziwa on patrol in the forest
photo taken on 9/29/2015


 Ngasha and Ziwa having a drink at the watertrough Ziwa put in the middle of his adopted parents Ziwa following Sonje and Murera Murera on the left with Ziwa at the waterhole
Ngasha and Ziwa having a drink at the watertrough
photo taken on 9/25/2015


Ziwa put in the middle of his adopted parents
photo taken on 9/23/2015


Ziwa following Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 9/17/2015


Murera on the left with Ziwa at the waterhole
photo taken on 9/16/2015


 Murera and Ziwa rolling on the grass Ziwa after a hot day Ziwa throwing dust on his back Ziwa dusting
Murera and Ziwa rolling on the grass
photo taken on 9/4/2015


Ziwa after a hot day
photo taken on 9/1/2015


Ziwa throwing dust on his back
photo taken on 8/24/2015


Ziwa dusting
photo taken on 8/21/2015


 Keeper controlling Ziwa from getting more milk! Ziwa chewing on the dry branches Ziwa enjoying fresh greens Ziwa heading towards Sonje
Keeper controlling Ziwa from getting more milk!
photo taken on 8/21/2015


Ziwa chewing on the dry branches
photo taken on 8/20/2015


Ziwa enjoying fresh greens
photo taken on 8/7/2015


Ziwa heading towards Sonje
photo taken on 8/6/2015


 Balguda & Ziwa escorted by Murera and Sonje Ziwa follwing the other babies Ziwa enjoying the browse Ziwa waiting for Balguda
Balguda & Ziwa escorted by Murera and Sonje
photo taken on 7/1/2015


Ziwa follwing the other babies
photo taken on 6/29/2015


Ziwa enjoying the browse
photo taken on 6/16/2015


Ziwa waiting for Balguda
photo taken on 6/14/2015


 Ziwa infront and Balguda on the rightside Ziwa scratching bottom Ziwa throwing soil on her back  Ziwa enjoying the company of his friends
Ziwa infront and Balguda on the rightside
photo taken on 5/24/2015


Ziwa scratching bottom
photo taken on 5/17/2015


Ziwa throwing soil on her back
photo taken on 5/11/2015


Ziwa enjoying the company of his friends
photo taken on 5/8/2015


 Ziwa on the leftside and Balguda on the rightside Ziwa with his friends Ziwa was spooked by some crowned cranes Ziwa scared by some bushbucks
Ziwa on the leftside and Balguda on the rightside
photo taken on 5/3/2015


Ziwa with his friends
photo taken on 4/29/2015


Ziwa was spooked by some crowned cranes
photo taken on 4/27/2015


Ziwa scared by some bushbucks
photo taken on 4/27/2015


 Brave Ziwa in the forest Ziwa browsing on the lush vegetation Ziwa dislodging ticks on a tree Ziwa browsing in the forest
Brave Ziwa in the forest
photo taken on 4/26/2015


Ziwa browsing on the lush vegetation
photo taken on 4/25/2015


Ziwa dislodging ticks on a tree
photo taken on 4/24/2015


Ziwa browsing in the forest
photo taken on 4/23/2015


 Ziwa enjoying Kibwezi Forest Ziwa joining in with the mud bath Ziwa found the water too cold to wallow Ziwa spooked by the noisy baboons
Ziwa enjoying Kibwezi Forest
photo taken on 4/21/2015


Ziwa joining in with the mud bath
photo taken on 4/20/2015


Ziwa found the water too cold to wallow
photo taken on 4/19/2015


Ziwa spooked by the noisy baboons
photo taken on 4/18/2015


 Ziwa enjoying soft branches The Umani herd greet Balguda and Ziwa Ziwa at the stockade compound Ziwa going to a mud puddle
Ziwa enjoying soft branches
photo taken on 4/17/2015


The Umani herd greet Balguda and Ziwa
photo taken on 4/15/2015


Ziwa at the stockade compound
photo taken on 4/10/2015


Ziwa going to a mud puddle
photo taken on 4/8/2015


 Ziwa Ziwa has recovered from his ordeal Ziwa defended Roi against Oltaiyoni Ziwa back up to full strength
Ziwa
photo taken on 3/30/2015


Ziwa has recovered from his ordeal
photo taken on 3/14/2015


Ziwa defended Roi against Oltaiyoni
photo taken on 2/28/2015


Ziwa back up to full strength
photo taken on 2/6/2015


 Ziwa safely back in the nursery Ziwa guarding his stricken mother Dr Sanjay is ready to perform a blood transfusion Ziwa ltakes his milk bottle readily
Ziwa safely back in the nursery
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Ziwa guarding his stricken mother
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Dr Sanjay is ready to perform a blood transfusion
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Ziwa ltakes his milk bottle readily
photo taken on 12/2/2014


 Ziwa feeling better after medical treatment Ziwa is starting to feel better Ziwa out in the bush at the Nursery Ziwa safe and sound
Ziwa feeling better after medical treatment
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Ziwa is starting to feel better
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Ziwa out in the bush at the Nursery
photo taken on 12/2/2014


Ziwa safe and sound
photo taken on 12/1/2014


 Ziwa out with the rest of the orphans Ziwa browsing Ziwa enjoying a milk feed Ziwa doing better and wandering about
Ziwa out with the rest of the orphans
photo taken on 11/25/2014


Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 11/22/2014


Ziwa enjoying a milk feed
photo taken on 11/6/2014


Ziwa doing better and wandering about
photo taken on 10/21/2014


 Ziwa out with the others Ziwa with the swelling under his belly Ziwa heading to the airstrip Ziwa's foot looking rather swollen
Ziwa out with the others
photo taken on 10/3/2014


Ziwa with the swelling under his belly
photo taken on 10/3/2014


Ziwa heading to the airstrip
photo taken on 10/2/2014


Ziwa's foot looking rather swollen
photo taken on 9/20/2014


 Finding Ziwa after all the commotion The orphans greeting Ziwa Putting Ziwa in the plane to take him to Nairobi Transporting Ziwa to the airstrip
Finding Ziwa after all the commotion
photo taken on 9/19/2014


The orphans greeting Ziwa
photo taken on 9/18/2014


Putting Ziwa in the plane to take him to Nairobi
photo taken on 9/17/2014


Transporting Ziwa to the airstrip
photo taken on 9/17/2014


 Keepers assisting Ziwa to stand Ziwa returning back to the nursery Ziwa looking weak Ziwa returning home as the rains were coming
Keepers assisting Ziwa to stand
photo taken on 9/17/2014


Ziwa returning back to the nursery
photo taken on 9/17/2014


Ziwa looking weak
photo taken on 9/16/2014


Ziwa returning home as the rains were coming
photo taken on 9/15/2014


 Ziwa by the Kalovoto River Ziwa playing in the soil Ziwa scratching Ziwa playing in the dust
Ziwa by the Kalovoto River
photo taken on 9/8/2014


Ziwa playing in the soil
photo taken on 9/7/2014


Ziwa scratching
photo taken on 9/1/2014


Ziwa playing in the dust
photo taken on 8/12/2014


 Ziwa  Ziwa dust bathing on a hot day Ziwa in the field Little Ziwa is a favourite ofthe older elephants
Ziwa
photo taken on 7/27/2014


Ziwa dust bathing on a hot day
photo taken on 6/24/2014


Ziwa in the field
photo taken on 6/16/2014


Little Ziwa is a favourite ofthe older elephants
photo taken on 6/7/2014


 Ziwa trying to take Bomani's milk Ziwa Ziwa soon after loading The wild baby chases Ziwa everywhere
Ziwa trying to take Bomani's milk
photo taken on 6/6/2014


Ziwa
photo taken on 6/6/2014


Ziwa soon after loading
photo taken on 6/6/2014


The wild baby chases Ziwa everywhere
photo taken on 6/5/2014


 The wild baby tries to mount Ziwa Makireti comforts Ziwa Ziwa Ziwa
The wild baby tries to mount Ziwa
photo taken on 6/5/2014


Makireti comforts Ziwa
photo taken on 6/1/2014


Ziwa
photo taken on 5/31/2014


Ziwa
photo taken on 5/20/2014


 Ziwas at the dustbash Ziwa At mudbath Entering the mudwallow
Ziwas at the dustbash
photo taken on 3/7/2014


Ziwa
photo taken on 2/18/2014


At mudbath
photo taken on 1/21/2014


Entering the mudwallow
photo taken on 1/21/2014


 Running around In the stockade Ziwa out in the bush Ziwa reaching out in greeting
Running around
photo taken on 1/17/2014


In the stockade
photo taken on 1/17/2014


Ziwa out in the bush
photo taken on 1/16/2014


Ziwa reaching out in greeting
photo taken on 1/15/2014


 Ziwa in the corner of his stockade Ziwa unsure of his surroundings Ziwa hiding in the corner Ziwa feeding in the stockade
Ziwa in the corner of his stockade
photo taken on 1/10/2014


Ziwa unsure of his surroundings
photo taken on 1/9/2014


Ziwa hiding in the corner
photo taken on 1/9/2014


Ziwa feeding in the stockade
photo taken on 1/9/2014


 The calfs dying mother In the vehicle on the way to the airstrip Heading out to find the orphan Community members interested in what is going on
The calfs dying mother
photo taken on 1/8/2014


In the vehicle on the way to the airstrip
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Heading out to find the orphan
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Community members interested in what is going on
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 Carrying the calf into the stockade Arriving at Wilson to head out for the rescue Administering the revival drug The still immobilized calf in the stockade
Carrying the calf into the stockade
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Arriving at Wilson to head out for the rescue
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Administering the revival drug
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The still immobilized calf in the stockade
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 The rescue plane on the airstrip waiting for the calf The orphaned calf The loaded calf The immobilzed calf nearly ready for transport
The rescue plane on the airstrip waiting for the calf
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The orphaned calf
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The loaded calf
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The immobilzed calf nearly ready for transport
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 The immobilized calf The calf near his dying mother The calf is called Ziwa The calf hiding in the long grass
The immobilized calf
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The calf near his dying mother
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The calf is called Ziwa
photo taken on 1/8/2014


The calf hiding in the long grass
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 The calf arrives at the nursery Suswa greets Ziwa Securing the calf for the flight Preparing the dart for immobilization
The calf arrives at the nursery
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Suswa greets Ziwa
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Securing the calf for the flight
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Preparing the dart for immobilization
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 Preparing for take off Preparing to place the calf on the tarpauline Loading the calf
Preparing for take off
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Preparing to place the calf on the tarpauline
photo taken on 1/8/2014


Loading the calf
photo taken on 1/8/2014


 
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