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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 MAPIA  Male  Sunday, November 6, 2016 Mapea Gap, Tsavo East National Park  1 year  Found in a collapsed state and left by the herd  Drought Related 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for MAPIA:

 Mapia at the 9am feed Mapia and friends heading back to the stockades Mapia leading the orphans to browse Mapia after mud bath
Mapia at the 9am feed
photo taken on 9/29/2018


Mapia and friends heading back to the stockades
photo taken on 9/21/2018


Mapia leading the orphans to browse
photo taken on 9/13/2018


Mapia after mud bath
photo taken on 9/8/2018


 Mapia at  9am feed Mapia filling his tummy Mapia having his milk bottle Mapia sucking his trunk
Mapia at 9am feed
photo taken on 8/31/2018


Mapia filling his tummy
photo taken on 8/25/2018


Mapia having his milk bottle
photo taken on 8/9/2018


Mapia sucking his trunk
photo taken on 8/4/2018


 Mapia dusting himself Mapia at the mud-bath Mapia solo browsing Mapia walks off on his own this morning
Mapia dusting himself
photo taken on 7/29/2018


Mapia at the mud-bath
photo taken on 7/25/2018


Mapia solo browsing
photo taken on 7/17/2018


Mapia walks off on his own this morning
photo taken on 7/12/2018


 Mapia walking away to find a new browsing spot Mapia and Ambo in the mud Jotto hiding behind Mapia Mapia having his milk
Mapia walking away to find a new browsing spot
photo taken on 7/6/2018


Mapia and Ambo in the mud
photo taken on 6/20/2018


Jotto hiding behind Mapia
photo taken on 6/8/2018


Mapia having his milk
photo taken on 6/2/2018


 Mapia chose to browse alone today Mapia Jotto and Kuishi Mapia enjoying his 9am bottle feed Mapia trying to pick up a root with his trunk
Mapia chose to browse alone today
photo taken on 5/26/2018


Mapia Jotto and Kuishi
photo taken on 5/24/2018


Mapia enjoying his 9am bottle feed
photo taken on 5/23/2018


Mapia trying to pick up a root with his trunk
photo taken on 5/6/2018


 Mapia with Maktao Mapia went to browse with Shukuru Mapia after fighting off Ambo Mapia and Enkesha maneuvering over the rocks
Mapia with Maktao
photo taken on 4/9/2018


Mapia went to browse with Shukuru
photo taken on 3/29/2018


Mapia after fighting off Ambo
photo taken on 3/27/2018


Mapia and Enkesha maneuvering over the rocks
photo taken on 3/20/2018


 Mapia carefully crossing the slippery rocks Mapia was in a playful mood Mapia dusting Mapia on the left running with Ndotto
Mapia carefully crossing the slippery rocks
photo taken on 3/15/2018


Mapia was in a playful mood
photo taken on 2/26/2018


Mapia dusting
photo taken on 2/19/2018


Mapia on the left running with Ndotto
photo taken on 2/15/2018


 Mapia dusting Mapia looking well Mapia with his funny ears Little bull Mapia
Mapia dusting
photo taken on 2/3/2018


Mapia looking well
photo taken on 2/2/2018


Mapia with his funny ears
photo taken on 2/1/2018


Little bull Mapia
photo taken on 2/1/2018


 Mapia having his milk Mapia and Ndotto Mapia first day in the forest Mapia being cuddled by Malkia
Mapia having his milk
photo taken on 12/22/2017


Mapia and Ndotto
photo taken on 12/10/2017


Mapia first day in the forest
photo taken on 11/13/2017


Mapia being cuddled by Malkia
photo taken on 11/13/2017


 Mapia dusting himself Mapia folded ears Strapping Mapia into the helicopter Touch and go for little Mapia
Mapia dusting himself
photo taken on 11/12/2017


Mapia folded ears
photo taken on 11/12/2017


Strapping Mapia into the helicopter
photo taken on 11/11/2017


Touch and go for little Mapia
photo taken on 11/2/2017


 Ambo showing concern for little Mapia Ambo in the next door stockade Life saving fluids Mapia on a drip on the Landcruiser
Ambo showing concern for little Mapia
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Ambo in the next door stockade
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Life saving fluids
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Mapia on a drip on the Landcruiser
photo taken on 11/2/2017


 Preparing Mapia for the helicopter Reversing Mapia up to his stockade Mapia still on a drip Offloading Mapia
Preparing Mapia for the helicopter
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Reversing Mapia up to his stockade
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Mapia still on a drip
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Offloading Mapia
photo taken on 11/2/2017


 Offloading Mapia Mapia in the helicopter at the Nursery Mapia arriving in Nairobi Offloading Mapia from the helicopter at the Nursery
Offloading Mapia
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Mapia in the helicopter at the Nursery
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Mapia arriving in Nairobi
photo taken on 11/2/2017


Offloading Mapia from the helicopter at the Nursery
photo taken on 11/2/2017


 
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