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 on the wall Ziwa by the water spring Ziwa by the mudbath Ziwa dustbathing
Ziwa on the wall
photo taken on 10/14/2018


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 Faraja mounting Ziwa Ziwa ready for a swim Ziwa having a drink at the waterhole
Ziwa at the loading bay
photo taken on 9/14/2018


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 Faraja and Ziwa strength testing Ziwa mounting Ngasha Ziwa on browsing patrol
Ziwa picking acacia leaves
photo taken on 8/30/2018


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 Ziwa standing in the shade Ziwa mixing mud with his feet Ziwa at the mudbath area near the lodge
Ziwa after a mudbath
photo taken on 8/6/2018


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 Ziwa browsing on his own Ziwa browsing Ziwa and Ngasha coming for milk
Ziwa ready to charge
photo taken on 7/17/2018


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 Ziwa Ziwa walking through the forest Alamaya and Ziwa reappear after getting lost
Ziwa playing on the grass after wallowing
photo taken on 6/8/2018


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 Ziwa and Alamaya splashing in the mud Ziwa and Ngasha push each other for more space Ziwa chewing a soft branch
Ziwa getting ready for a dip
photo taken on 5/20/2018


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 Ziwa pick up salts after 11am milk feed Ziwa dusting Ziwa following Lima Lima
Ziwa walking to the watersprings
photo taken on 5/6/2018


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 Ziwa browsing in the bushes Ziwa infront of Jasiri Ziwa mounting Lima Lima
Ziwa scratching while browsing
photo taken on 4/21/2018


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 Ziwa in the mudbath Ziwa playing with Ngasha Ziwa scratching
Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
photo taken on 4/6/2018


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 Ziwa busy browsing Faraja and Ziwa strength testing Ziwa walking through the water
Ziwa heading back to the browsing fields
photo taken on 3/29/2018


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 Ziwa rubbing his bottom on the ground Ziwa having milk Ziwa smelling the air
Ziwa chewing on a branch
photo taken on 3/15/2018


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 Ziwa at the edge of the wallow Ziwa lying down at the dustbath Ziwa finding some shade
Ziwa after a bit of a wallow
photo taken on 3/1/2018


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 Ziwa browsing in the forest Ziwa and Ngasha playing Ziwa in the mudbath
Ziwa scratching
photo taken on 2/19/2018


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 Ziwa eating and dustbathing Ngasha and Ziwa share a tender moment Ngasha and Ziwa ready to browse after mud bath
Ziwa throwing dust onto his head and back
photo taken on 2/3/2018


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 Ziwa wanting to browse alone Ziwa leaving the waterhole Ziwa selecting tasty bark
Ngasha on the ground whilst Ziwa looks on
photo taken on 1/26/2018


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 Ziwa taking grass out of Quanza's mouth Ziwa at the dust bath Ziwa and his friends at dust bath
Ziwa at the mud bath
photo taken on 1/13/2018


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 Ziwa sucks his trunk after bottle feeding Ziwa walking far from his friends Playful Ziwa in the mud
Ziwa tries to reach for the high branches
photo taken on 12/19/2017


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 Ziwa and Ngasha pushing each other Ziwa after bottle feed Ziwa scratching his belly
Jasiri walking as Ziwa sits down
photo taken on 12/3/2017


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 Murera showing Ziwa how to wallow in mind Ziwa exits the forest looking for his friends Ziwa smelling Mwashoti's mouth
Ngasha and Ziwa relax after swimming
photo taken on 11/22/2017


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 Ziwa and Limalima morning games Ziwa walking to bottle feed Ziwa trying to push down on Ngasha
Ziwa and Ngasha getting ready to fight
photo taken on 10/30/2017


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 Ziwa blowing dust Ziwa browsing in the forest Ziwa leads orphans to Chyulu Hills
Ziwa cools off in the shade
photo taken on 10/18/2017


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 Ziwa and Ngasha Ziwa pushing down trees Ziwa enjoying mudbath
Ziwa peeling bark
photo taken on 10/8/2017


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 Ziwa splashing mud Ziwa sniffs the air to see where the others are Ziwa coming out of mud-bath
Ziwa scratching his bottom
photo taken on 9/20/2017


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 Ziwa deep in the bushes Ngasha pushing Ziwa out of the waterhole Ziwa at the water trough
Ziwa scratching bottom on a rock
photo taken on 9/3/2017


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 Ziwa at a waterhole near Chyulu hills Ziwa peeling some acacia bark Ziwa browsing
Ziwa scratches on a fallen tree
photo taken on 8/11/2017


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 Ziwa having a drink Ziwa trying to mount Lima Lima Ziwa greeting Murera
Ziwa leading the group
photo taken on 7/27/2017


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 Ziwa walking out of the waterhole Ziwa drinks clean water from the trough Wild bull elephant together with Ziwa
Ziwa picking green grass
photo taken on 6/16/2017


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  Ziwa after swimming  Ziwa leading all the babies to the mudbath Ziwa at the dustbath
Ziwa getting ready to wallow
photo taken on 5/31/2017


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 Sonje and Ziwa head to the waterhole Zongoloni follows Ziwa  Very muddy Limalima and Ziwa
Ziwa walking to Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 5/7/2017


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 Ziwa's prepares to dust his back Ziwa and Limalima arrive at the water hole Ziwa and friends chargin gin the forest
Ziwa leads the babies to juicy acacias
photo taken on 4/13/2017


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 Ziwa joining Sonje and friends Ziwa follows the hrd back to the stockades Ziwa leaving the mud bath
Ziwa at the water hole
photo taken on 3/27/2017


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 Ziwa cools off his bottom in the water Ziwa leading the boys Ziwa bottom scratching
Ziwa leading the orphans in browsing
photo taken on 3/12/2017


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 Ziwa gets ready to wallow in the mud Ziwa near a wild bull Ziwa on his way back to the stocakdes
Ziwa with a branch in his mouth
photo taken on 2/3/2017


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 Ziwa pushing Ngasha Ziwa on the way out Ziwa waiting for Murera
Ziwa with a mouthful of grass
photo taken on 1/21/2017


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 Ziwa and Sonje enjoy bath time Ziwa in a charging mood Ziwa enjoying lush vegetation
Ziwa taking a bath
photo taken on 12/20/2016


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 Ziwa passing by the mudbath Murera and Ziwa Ziwa and Sonje Bottle feeding time
Ziwa leaving the dustbath
photo taken on 11/11/2016


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 Ziwa in the swamp Ziwa Ziwa dustbathing
Ziwa scratching against a tree
photo taken on 10/14/2016


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 Ziwa busy browsing Ziwa browsing in the bushes Ziwa at the mudbath
Ziwa reaching for green leaves
photo taken on 9/15/2016


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 Ziwa playing with dust Ziwa in the bushes Ziwa at the mudbath
Ziwa going for a swim
photo taken on 8/29/2016


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 Ziwa and Faraja strength testing Ziwa at the waterhole Ziwa dusting his head
Ziwa at the waterhole
photo taken on 8/15/2016


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 Ziwa Ziwa kicking dust Ziwa putting his trunk on Alamaya
Ziwa playing with dusts
photo taken on 7/13/2016


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 Ziwa took over leadership from Mwashoti Ziwa standing with Sonje Ziwa browsing nicely
Ziwa breaking branches to eat
photo taken on 6/26/2016


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 Ziwa between Murera and Sonje Ziwa in the middle of Sonje and Murera Ziwa having a lovely dust bath
Ziwa and Lima Lima picking up acacia pods
photo taken on 5/27/2016


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 Ziwa looking for Sonje Ziwa in the middle with his adopted mothers Ziwa being fed by his keeper
Ziwa scratching his belly
photo taken on 5/11/2016


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 Sonje and Murera with Ziwa in the middle Zongoloni and Ziwa at the water trough Ziwa crossing the waterhole to Sonje
Ziwa on the left with Quanza feeding on grass
photo taken on 5/1/2016


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 Muddy Ziwa charging the baboons Ziwa playing with dust in the early morning Sonje and Ziwa swimming
Young Ziwa leading his adopted mother Murera
photo taken on 4/10/2016


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 Ziwa getting out of the mudbath Ziwa mudbathing Ziwa taking refuge from the sun under Sonje's ear
Ziwa dustbathing with Sonje and the others
photo taken on 3/27/2016


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 Ziwa feeding Ziwa rolling in the mud Ziwa and babies enjoying dust bath
Ziwa between Sonje and Murera
photo taken on 3/4/2016


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 Ziwa foraging with some friends Sonje communicating with baby Ziwa Ziwa picking up mineral salts
Ziwa holding his bottle like Zonogloni and Jasiri
photo taken on 2/20/2016


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 Ziwa kissing Murera Ziwa smelling Sonje's mouth Ziwa between his adopted mothers
Ziwa at his scratching post
photo taken on 2/7/2016


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  Ziwa & Faraja picking up scent of wild elephants Ziwa kicking a tree with his back foot Ziwa waiting for Murera and Sonje
Ziwa drinking in the early morning
photo taken on 1/29/2016


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 Sonje walking with Ziwa Ziwa holding soil for dust bathing Busy Ziwa having a scratch
Ziwa, left, and Sonje scratching her neck
photo taken on 1/18/2016


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 Ziwa running to his adopted mothers Ziwa relaxing  Ziwa going for a walk with foster mother Sonje
Ziwa leading the matriarchs home
photo taken on 1/10/2016


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 Jasiri and Ziwa browsing Ziwa stopping Jasiri from pushing him Sonje playing with her adopted baby Ziwa
Ziwa, left, waiting for Murera
photo taken on 1/4/2016


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 Ziwa following Sonje Ziwa in front of Murera and Sonje Ziwa climbing on Sonje
Murera with Ziwa
photo taken on 12/20/2015


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  Ziwa rolling on the wet ground Ziwa foraging near Sonje A muddy Ziwa
Ziwa browsing
photo taken on 12/5/2015


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 Ziwa charging Ziwa with Sonje Ziwa and Jasiri at the front of the group
Ziwa browsing with Sonje
photo taken on 11/20/2015


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 Ziwa following Murera Ziwa waiting for Sonje and Murera Ziwa browsing
Ziwa following Sonje
photo taken on 10/27/2015


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 Quanza on the left with Ziwa on the right Sonje together with Ziwa on the grasslands Ziwa
Sonje waiting for Murera and Ziwa
photo taken on 10/12/2015


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 Ngasha and Ziwa having a drink at the watertrough Ziwa put in the middle of his adopted parents Ziwa following Sonje and Murera
Ziwa on patrol in the forest
photo taken on 9/29/2015


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 Murera and Ziwa rolling on the grass Ziwa after a hot day Ziwa throwing dust on his back
Murera on the left with Ziwa at the waterhole
photo taken on 9/16/2015


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


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 Balguda & Ziwa escorted by Murera and Sonje Ziwa follwing the other babies Ziwa enjoying the browse
Ziwa heading towards Sonje
photo taken on 8/6/2015


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  Ziwa infront and Balguda on the rightside Ziwa scratching bottom Ziwa throwing soil on her back
Ziwa waiting for Balguda
photo taken on 6/14/2015


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 Ziwa on the leftside and Balguda on the rightside Ziwa with his friends Ziwa was spooked by some crowned cranes
Ziwa enjoying the company of his friends
photo taken on 5/8/2015


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 Brave Ziwa in the forest Ziwa browsing on the lush vegetation Ziwa dislodging ticks on a tree
Ziwa scared by some bushbucks
photo taken on 4/27/2015


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 Ziwa enjoying Kibwezi Forest Ziwa joining in with the mud bath Ziwa found the water too cold to wallow
Ziwa browsing in the forest
photo taken on 4/23/2015


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 Ziwa enjoying soft branches The Umani herd greet Balguda and Ziwa Ziwa at the stockade compound
Ziwa spooked by the noisy baboons
photo taken on 4/18/2015


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 Ziwa Ziwa has recovered from his ordeal Ziwa defended Roi against Oltaiyoni
Ziwa going to a mud puddle
photo taken on 4/8/2015


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 Ziwa safely back in the nursery Ziwa guarding his stricken mother Dr Sanjay is ready to perform a blood transfusion
Ziwa back up to full strength
photo taken on 2/6/2015


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 Ziwa feeling better after medical treatment Ziwa is starting to feel better Ziwa out in the bush at the Nursery
Ziwa ltakes his milk bottle readily
photo taken on 12/2/2014


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 Ziwa out with the rest of the orphans Ziwa browsing Ziwa enjoying a milk feed
Ziwa safe and sound
photo taken on 12/1/2014


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 Ziwa out with the others Ziwa with the swelling under his belly Ziwa heading to the airstrip
Ziwa doing better and wandering about
photo taken on 10/21/2014


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 Finding Ziwa after all the commotion The orphans greeting Ziwa Putting Ziwa in the plane to take him to Nairobi
Ziwa's foot looking rather swollen
photo taken on 9/20/2014


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 Keepers assisting Ziwa to stand Ziwa returning back to the nursery Ziwa looking weak
Transporting Ziwa to the airstrip
photo taken on 9/17/2014


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 Ziwa by the Kalovoto River Ziwa playing in the soil Ziwa scratching
Ziwa returning home as the rains were coming
photo taken on 9/15/2014


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 Ziwa  Ziwa dust bathing on a hot day Ziwa in the field
Ziwa playing in the dust
photo taken on 8/12/2014


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 Ziwa trying to take Bomani's milk Ziwa Ziwa soon after loading
Little Ziwa is a favourite ofthe older elephants
photo taken on 6/7/2014


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


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 Ziwas at the dustbash Ziwa At mudbath
Ziwa
photo taken on 5/20/2014


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 Running around In the stockade Ziwa out in the bush
Entering the mudwallow
photo taken on 1/21/2014


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 Ziwa in the corner of his stockade Ziwa unsure of his surroundings Ziwa hiding in the corner
Ziwa reaching out in greeting
photo taken on 1/15/2014


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 The calfs dying mother In the vehicle on the way to the airstrip Heading out to find the orphan
Ziwa feeding in the stockade
photo taken on 1/9/2014


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 Carrying the calf into the stockade Arriving at Wilson to head out for the rescue Administering the revival drug
Community members interested in what is going on
photo taken on 1/8/2014


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 The rescue plane on the airstrip waiting for the calf The orphaned calf The loaded calf
The still immobilized calf in the stockade
photo taken on 1/8/2014


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 The immobilized calf The calf near his dying mother The calf is called Ziwa
The immobilzed calf nearly ready for transport
photo taken on 1/8/2014


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 The calf arrives at the nursery Suswa greets Ziwa Securing the calf for the flight
The calf hiding in the long grass
photo taken on 1/8/2014


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


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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