The following is information on the Elephant Orphan named: LOLOKWE  (foster now)

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 LOLOKWE  Male  July 1999 Namunyak  1 Month old  Found in a man dug well in Namunyak  Drought Related 

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5/14/2014 - It was a wonderful morning with the orphans coming out of their respective stable in a jolly mood. They didnít waste any time before heading out to the field. On arrival they settled down to browse and later ambled off to the water hole for milk and water. Soon after leaving, Icholta, Ndara and Lolokwe turned up to browse and spend time with the small ones. They stayed for two hours, with Icholta focusing her attention on Mudanda. It was a great relief for Wasessa when they left, leaving her to look after he beloved Mudanda! Kihari took the lead of the orphans for the march back to the stockade in the evening.

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A male calf estimated to have been born in July 1999, this young "toughie" from the North was 1 month old when rescued; also a victim of the wells dug by tribesmen for their livestock. He takes his name from the Sugar Loaf mountain of the North known as Olololokwe meaning "far away mountain". He, Salama and another little bull called "Nyiro" share the same rugged bull face and look very much alike. We can't help wondering if they have the same "Dad". One finger of Lolokwe's trunk is damaged, hanging loose, probably slashed by tribesman having been pulled out of the well. However, he copes very well and is luckier than Loisaba. He loves to tussle with his peers, often interrupting bouts between Laikipia and Salama.

He is a bold and spirited very lively individual. Very popular within the younger bull set. Tends to be on the pushy side amongst the girls.


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