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Early in the morning, the stockade compound was flooded with Ex Orphans and wild elephants. Babies Gawa and Wiva were present with their mothers and nannies, all in good health. Siangiki, Enkikwe and Olsekki left the stockade with branches in their mouths, but dropped them when they saw Makena approaching. Makena picked them up and started feeding on them. After settling to eat lucerne, Narok picked a fight with Kalama but ended up losing the game. Shortly later, the lucerne was finished and the orphans headed east while the Ex Orphans headed west. The two groups met again at mud bath. Kitirua engaged Narok in a pushing game while Naisula played with Teleki. Shortly later, Narok dropped Kitirua and went to play Melia.

After mud bathing, Chaimu and Bomani opted for a soil bathing while Vuria engaged Kalama in a strength testing exercise. Chemi Chemi felt drawn to the game and decided to come and help his adopted sister Kalama. Together they managed to drive Vuria away. Kibo had a brief strength testing exercise with Orwa before heading to comfort Vuria after being pushed away by Chemi Chemi and Kalama. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse in the upper kalovoto area and in the evening on the way back to the stockade, the juniors were joined by Mutara and her group. Mutaraís group escorted the juniors to stockade and soon after drinking water, the group left to an undisclosed location.

Olsekki, Siangiki and Enkikwe

Wiva and her nannies

Lenana playing on some logs

Naisula playing with Teleki

Bomani and Chaimu soil dusting


Olare, Mutara and Makiretiís groups in the company of several wild bulls were at the stockade compound in the morning. Shortly later, Yatta and Mulikaís groups showed up. The juniors left the stockade and joined the Ex Orphans where they shared lucerne. Narok spent some time playing with Kitirua as Kibo played with Vuria. Bomani attempted to mount on Olsekki but Olsekki disengaged himself and ran away. At the browsing field, Garzi had a strength testing exercise with Barsilinga that lasted for a while before they resumed browsing.

At mud bath, the orphans were just joined by one wild bull. After mud bath, Shukuru, Kithaka and Barsilinga spent some time soil bathing while Bongo enjoyed a scratching exercise on a fallen tree. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse at Kanziku area and in the evening, half of the Ex Orphan group showed up at the stockade for water. Galana, who might form her own group in future, didn't show up together with Gawa's nannies consisting of Sidai, Loijuk, Lenana and Naserian.

Kanjoro coming into the compound

Kitirua plays with Narok

Chemi Chemi with Sirimon

Bomani climbing on Olsekki

Wild bull drinking with the orphans


Twenty five wild elephants were drinking water at the stockade water trough when the orphans were let out in the morning. Olareís group, Makiretiís group, the wild orphan, Challa and Tomboi were present. Narok ran into trouble when she passed too close to Murka and started sniffing at her. Murka pushed Narok hard until she screamed. Garzi had a pushing warm up exercise with Barsilinga that ended when Kithaka intervened and took Garzi on in a rougher pushing game.

At the browsing field, Lemoyian engaged Bomani in a strength testing exercise as Enkikwe opted to play with Olsekki. Later, Olsekki played with Bomani while Orwa played with Olare. At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by the Ex Orphans and several wild elephants. Gawa was with them, Galanaís baby, who was only born about six days ago. Gawa was always under her mother, a big contrast to Wiva who used to run around everywhere. When Wiva was her age she couldn't really differentiate her mother from her nannies and she used to follow whichever nanny was closest to her. Even when Galana went into the mud bath, Gawa went in with her surrounded by her nannies too including Sidai, Naserian, Loijuk, Lenana and Chyulu. Vuria engaged kitirua in a pushing game while Barsilinga played withGarzi. Shortly later, the Ex Orphans headed towards Ithumba Hill while the juniors headed to Kanziku area where they settled to browse for the remaining part of the day.

Murka pushing Narok

Kilabasi walking in

Garzi playing with Barsilinga

Kitirua in the compound


Makiretiís group consisting of Kasigau, Kilabasi, Chaimu, Kilaguni, Naisula, Murka, Kitirua and the wild orphans joined the juniors for lucerne early in the morning. Shortly later, the senior Ex Orphans arrived. Laragai took her share of lucerne and moved far away to avoid being harassed by her seniors. Narok took over the baby sitting of Wiva from Yetu, and later Laragai took over from Narok. Bomani engaged Garzi in a pushing game before moving over to play with Chyulu. Orwa challenged Yetu who was close to her mum, but not knowing that Yatta was watching and Yatta turned and pushed Orwa away. Unfortunately Orwa landed in the way of the no nonsense Ishanga and Ishanga pushed him hard out of her way. This angered Orwaand he went and found solace by standing next to Madiba. Orwa and Madiba had a brief conversation and thereafter he moved to play with Kilabasi and later withOloloo. At the browsing field, Garzi played with Kithaka and at eleven o'clock in the morning eight wild bulls joined the juniors at the mud bath. Vuria engaged Naisula to a pushing game while Lemoyian challenged Kithaka in a pushing game. Half an hour later, the juniors returned back to the browsing field. 

Chyulu playing with Bomani

Yatta pushing Orwa

Wiva playing with Narok

Madiba with Orwa

Kilabasi with Orwa


It was a quiet morning today. The orphans settled for lucerne without disturbance from any outsiders. Bomani, Siangiki and Barsilinga spent awhile scratching on the nearby rocks. On the way to the browsing field, Garzi and Kithaka came across a fallen tree that they used to scratch their bellies on. When they were finished the two boys started a strength testing exercise that saw Garzi emerge as the winner. Kithaka walked to tackle Bongo but he lost the game to and he saw the only option left was to settle for browsing. Lemoyian, the little tough guy, decided to test his strength against Orwa who is much bigger than him. Lemoyian obviously lost to Orwa and walked off to watch Vuria and Bongo's strength testing game, as if to acquire some new skills that would help him in fighting his fellow age mates. After Bongo and Vuriaís game was over, Lemoyian went to practice what he had seen and learnt on Bomani. Meanwhile Barsilinga tried to bully Boromoko by attempting to climb on him. Boromoko ran towards his keepers making Barsilinga surrender since he knew very well that he would be told off by the keepers.

At mud bath time, it was all quiet without any wild visitors. The orphans wallowed soon after drinking their milk then returned back to the browsing field. Bomani played with Olsekki and later climbed on him while Vuria played with Barsilinga. Later, the sun was so hot making the orphans want to converge under a tree as they continuously flapped their ears to cool off. In the evening, Olare and Makiretiís groups showed up at the stockade. Missing from Olareís group this evening were Murka, Naisula, Kitirua and Chaimu who must have decided to stay out in the bush.

Bomani playing with Olsekki

Orphans relaxing under a tree

Melia eating lucerne

Tumaren eating lucerne

Chemi Chemi walking out




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