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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 ARRUBA  Female  Sunday, November 4, 2012 Aruba Dam - Tsavo East National Park  Approximately 8 months old  Found alone trapped within a newly erected fenced area  Reason Unknown 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for ARRUBA:

 Arruba scratching Arruba dustbathing Arruba left with the others Arruba
Arruba scratching
photo taken on 11/17/2018


Arruba dustbathing
photo taken on 10/30/2018


Arruba left with the others
photo taken on 10/28/2018


Arruba
photo taken on 10/17/2018


 Arruba playing Embu left and Arruba scratching Arruba scratching Arruba after a mudbath at the stockade
Arruba playing
photo taken on 10/15/2018


Embu left and Arruba scratching
photo taken on 10/8/2018


Arruba scratching
photo taken on 9/26/2018


Arruba after a mudbath at the stockade
photo taken on 9/21/2018


 Arruba scrtching against a rock Arruba Arruba browsing Arruba running up to join the others
Arruba scrtching against a rock
photo taken on 9/18/2018


Arruba
photo taken on 9/7/2018


Arruba browsing
photo taken on 8/8/2018


Arruba running up to join the others
photo taken on 7/27/2018


 Arruba playing Arruba and Ishaq B with Tahri Arruba kicking the water Arruba trying to entice Tahri to join her
Arruba playing
photo taken on 7/17/2018


Arruba and Ishaq B with Tahri
photo taken on 7/11/2018


Arruba kicking the water
photo taken on 6/29/2018


Arruba trying to entice Tahri to join her
photo taken on 6/25/2018


 Arruba splashing water Arruba in a playful mood Arruba investigating the big Baobab Arruba testing the waters
Arruba splashing water
photo taken on 6/19/2018


Arruba in a playful mood
photo taken on 6/16/2018


Arruba investigating the big Baobab
photo taken on 6/11/2018


Arruba testing the waters
photo taken on 6/11/2018


 Arruba at mud-bath Arruba with Godoma Arruba enjoying some browse Arruba, left, and Kihari playing
Arruba at mud-bath
photo taken on 6/8/2018


Arruba with Godoma
photo taken on 6/3/2018


Arruba enjoying some browse
photo taken on 5/20/2018


Arruba, left, and Kihari playing
photo taken on 5/17/2018


 Naipoki and Arruba having a lovely dusting game Arruba and the others behind her Arruba pushing Ndoria against the Baobab Arruba with a mouthful of grass
Naipoki and Arruba having a lovely dusting game
photo taken on 5/11/2018


Arruba and the others behind her
photo taken on 5/1/2018


Arruba pushing Ndoria against the Baobab
photo taken on 4/26/2018


Arruba with a mouthful of grass
photo taken on 4/20/2018


 Arruba scratching up against the Baobab Arruba playing at mudbath Arruba scratching Arruba browsing
Arruba scratching up against the Baobab
photo taken on 4/10/2018


Arruba playing at mudbath
photo taken on 3/28/2018


Arruba scratching
photo taken on 3/15/2018


Arruba browsing
photo taken on 3/2/2018


 Arruba at bottle feed Panda pushing Arruba from behind Arruba scratching belly against fallen tree Arruba enjoying a scratch after milk feed
Arruba at bottle feed
photo taken on 2/26/2018


Panda pushing Arruba from behind
photo taken on 2/20/2018


Arruba scratching belly against fallen tree
photo taken on 2/18/2018


Arruba enjoying a scratch after milk feed
photo taken on 2/17/2018


 Aruba decides to browse alone Arruba and Panda dusting  Arruba at the mud-bath Arruba on a scratchign mission
Aruba decides to browse alone
photo taken on 1/20/2018


Arruba and Panda dusting
photo taken on 1/16/2018


Arruba at the mud-bath
photo taken on 1/2/2018


Arruba on a scratchign mission
photo taken on 12/22/2017


 Arruba browsing Arruba browsing Arruba Arruba having a nap
Arruba browsing
photo taken on 12/10/2017


Arruba browsing
photo taken on 11/25/2017


Arruba
photo taken on 11/15/2017


Arruba having a nap
photo taken on 11/2/2017


 Arruba drinking water Arruba scratches on the water trough wall Arruba scratches on a tree Arruba scratchign against a tree
Arruba drinking water
photo taken on 10/24/2017


Arruba scratches on the water trough wall
photo taken on 10/21/2017


Arruba scratches on a tree
photo taken on 10/19/2017


Arruba scratchign against a tree
photo taken on 10/15/2017


 Arruba and Panda browsing Naipoki and Arruba congratulating Rorogoi Naipoki leaning on Arruba Arruba at the stockades
Arruba and Panda browsing
photo taken on 10/12/2017


Naipoki and Arruba congratulating Rorogoi
photo taken on 9/22/2017


Naipoki leaning on Arruba
photo taken on 9/6/2017


Arruba at the stockades
photo taken on 9/1/2017


 Arruba sucking on Suswa's ears Layoni and Arruba dusting games Arruba at the mud bath Nelion and Arruba engaging
Arruba sucking on Suswa's ears
photo taken on 8/22/2017


Layoni and Arruba dusting games
photo taken on 8/2/2017


Arruba at the mud bath
photo taken on 7/25/2017


Nelion and Arruba engaging
photo taken on 7/20/2017


 Arruba leans against a rock, after feeding Panda Arruba and Lentili Arruba wall games Aruba down in games as Ndoria rgt is watching
Arruba leans against a rock, after feeding
photo taken on 7/17/2017


Panda Arruba and Lentili
photo taken on 7/12/2017


Arruba wall games
photo taken on 7/5/2017


Aruba down in games as Ndoria rgt is watching
photo taken on 6/25/2017


 Arruba rubbing onto a tree  Arruba playing as Suswa watches Arruba and Bada wrestle with a wild elephant Ishaq-B taking on Arruba
Arruba rubbing onto a tree
photo taken on 6/14/2017


Arruba playing as Suswa watches
photo taken on 5/22/2017


Arruba and Bada wrestle with a wild elephant
photo taken on 5/14/2017


Ishaq-B taking on Arruba
photo taken on 5/6/2017


 Arruba drawing warmth from the soil Aruba waiting for Ajali Arruba finds a rock to scratch on Mudanda and Arruba driking water
Arruba drawing warmth from the soil
photo taken on 3/14/2017


Aruba waiting for Ajali
photo taken on 2/1/2017


Arruba finds a rock to scratch on
photo taken on 1/24/2017


Mudanda and Arruba driking water
photo taken on 1/18/2017


 Arruba enjoying juicy green leaves Arruba enjoying the warmth of the red soil Arruba investigating the contents of a tree hole Arruba left and Mudanda
Arruba enjoying juicy green leaves
photo taken on 12/15/2016


Arruba enjoying the warmth of the red soil
photo taken on 12/12/2016


Arruba investigating the contents of a tree hole
photo taken on 12/4/2016


Arruba left and Mudanda
photo taken on 10/26/2016


 Arruba at the mudbath Arruba rubbing her hind leg Arruba close interaction with a wild bull Arruba enjoying a tree scratch
Arruba at the mudbath
photo taken on 10/2/2016


Arruba rubbing her hind leg
photo taken on 9/13/2016


Arruba close interaction with a wild bull
photo taken on 9/7/2016


Arruba enjoying a tree scratch
photo taken on 9/3/2016


 Arruba suckling on Suswa's ear Arruba Arruba sitting on the edge of the mudwallow Arruba sniffing the air
Arruba suckling on Suswa's ear
photo taken on 9/1/2016


Arruba
photo taken on 8/31/2016


Arruba sitting on the edge of the mudwallow
photo taken on 8/19/2016


Arruba sniffing the air
photo taken on 8/10/2016


 Suswa and Arruba with a wild calf Arruba joins a wild herd Arruba browsing Arruba centre diverting her browsing
Suswa and Arruba with a wild calf
photo taken on 8/9/2016


Arruba joins a wild herd
photo taken on 8/8/2016


Arruba browsing
photo taken on 8/2/2016


Arruba centre diverting her browsing
photo taken on 7/30/2016


 Arruba being left behind by the others Arruba playing with a small tree Arruba at the front of the group Arruba looking for remains of copra cake
Arruba being left behind by the others
photo taken on 7/12/2016


Arruba playing with a small tree
photo taken on 6/26/2016


Arruba at the front of the group
photo taken on 6/19/2016


Arruba looking for remains of copra cake
photo taken on 6/15/2016


 Arruba and her friends eating copra cake Arruba with others feeding on copra cake Arruba out browsing Arruba enjoying some nice greens on Msinga
Arruba and her friends eating copra cake
photo taken on 5/23/2016


Arruba with others feeding on copra cake
photo taken on 5/23/2016


Arruba out browsing
photo taken on 5/18/2016


Arruba enjoying some nice greens on Msinga
photo taken on 5/13/2016


 Arruba going to browse with Suswa Arruba really enjoying the water Arruba scratching and eating at the same time Rorogoi,Arruba, Mashiriki and Lentili on the wall
Arruba going to browse with Suswa
photo taken on 5/4/2016


Arruba really enjoying the water
photo taken on 4/27/2016


Arruba scratching and eating at the same time
photo taken on 4/27/2016


Rorogoi,Arruba, Mashiriki and Lentili on the wall
photo taken on 4/20/2016


 Arruba, left, and Ndoria having a bathing game Arruba enjoying the last of the copra cake Arruba walking along the path from the stockades Suswa and Arruba avoid interacting with wild ones
Arruba, left, and Ndoria having a bathing game
photo taken on 4/13/2016


Arruba enjoying the last of the copra cake
photo taken on 3/18/2016


Arruba walking along the path from the stockades
photo taken on 2/23/2016


Suswa and Arruba avoid interacting with wild ones
photo taken on 2/20/2016


 Arruba enjoying her browsing Arruba plays some games  Arruba enjoying some browse Arruba enjoying some dusting games
Arruba enjoying her browsing
photo taken on 2/18/2016


Arruba plays some games
photo taken on 1/15/2016


Arruba enjoying some browse
photo taken on 12/27/2015


Arruba enjoying some dusting games
photo taken on 12/25/2015


 Ndoria, right, with Arruba Arruba interacting with the Voi orphans Rorogoi and Arruba eating in their new stockade Arruba cools herself in the waterhole as Tsavo is hotter than she is used to
Ndoria, right, with Arruba
photo taken on 12/22/2015


Arruba interacting with the Voi orphans
photo taken on 12/14/2015


Rorogoi and Arruba eating in their new stockade
photo taken on 12/9/2015


Arruba cools herself in the waterhole as Tsavo is hotter than she is used to
photo taken on 12/9/2015


 Lesanju and Arruba Arruba has a bottle of milk on arrival Persuading Arruba onto the lorry Seraa holding Arruba
Lesanju and Arruba
photo taken on 12/9/2015


Arruba has a bottle of milk on arrival
photo taken on 12/9/2015


Persuading Arruba onto the lorry
photo taken on 12/9/2015


Seraa holding Arruba
photo taken on 12/7/2015


 Arruba & Rorogoi relaxing with the Voi orphans Arruba, the day before, enjoying some browse Arruba checking on Naseku Arruba went off to look for the baby group
Arruba & Rorogoi relaxing with the Voi orphans
photo taken on 12/5/2015


Arruba, the day before, enjoying some browse
photo taken on 12/4/2015


Arruba checking on Naseku
photo taken on 11/7/2015


Arruba went off to look for the baby group
photo taken on 11/1/2015


 Arruba and Suswa enjoyed playing with Balguda Arruba going to meet the babies Arruba and Suswa continued bashing around Arruba is the mama who disciplines naughty ones
Arruba and Suswa enjoyed playing with Balguda
photo taken on 10/30/2015


Arruba going to meet the babies
photo taken on 10/25/2015


Arruba and Suswa continued bashing around
photo taken on 10/23/2015


Arruba is the mama who disciplines naughty ones
photo taken on 10/22/2015


 Arruba and Mashariki playing Arruba in front and Suswa Arruba was charging around the forest Arruba trying to browse as fast as the others
Arruba and Mashariki playing
photo taken on 10/16/2015


Arruba in front and Suswa
photo taken on 9/25/2015


Arruba was charging around the forest
photo taken on 9/21/2015


Arruba trying to browse as fast as the others
photo taken on 9/11/2015


 Arruba going to enjoy her dust bath Arruba and Suswa Arruba dust bathing with the older orphans Arruba and Suswa being affectionate
Arruba going to enjoy her dust bath
photo taken on 8/7/2015


Arruba and Suswa
photo taken on 8/3/2015


Arruba dust bathing with the older orphans
photo taken on 7/28/2015


Arruba and Suswa being affectionate
photo taken on 7/20/2015


 Arruba and Kauro Arruba Arruba and Suswa playing Arubba, Dupotto and Embu enjoying the grass
Arruba and Kauro
photo taken on 7/16/2015


Arruba
photo taken on 7/16/2015


Arruba and Suswa playing
photo taken on 7/3/2015


Arubba, Dupotto and Embu enjoying the grass
photo taken on 6/9/2015


 Arruba taking water Arruba in the forest Arruba is very protective Arruba and Oltaiyoni browse away from the others
Arruba taking water
photo taken on 5/30/2015


Arruba in the forest
photo taken on 5/24/2015


Arruba is very protective
photo taken on 5/22/2015


Arruba and Oltaiyoni browse away from the others
photo taken on 5/10/2015


 Arruba Arruba bush bashing Arruba coming to Siangiki's rescue Arruba and Embu after their oiling
Arruba
photo taken on 4/22/2015


Arruba bush bashing
photo taken on 3/15/2015


Arruba coming to Siangiki's rescue
photo taken on 2/10/2015


Arruba and Embu after their oiling
photo taken on 1/30/2015


 Arruba stayed behind with Siangiki Arubba, Tundani and Sirimon  in a natural pool Arruba took care of Boromoko  Arruba was very interested in the new orphan
Arruba stayed behind with Siangiki
photo taken on 1/28/2015


Arubba, Tundani and Sirimon in a natural pool
photo taken on 1/21/2015


Arruba took care of Boromoko
photo taken on 1/9/2015


Arruba was very interested in the new orphan
photo taken on 12/24/2014


 Arruba enjoying Lasayen and Ndotto's company Arruba preparing for a dust bath Arruba having a drink Arruba browsing
Arruba enjoying Lasayen and Ndotto's company
photo taken on 12/11/2014


Arruba preparing for a dust bath
photo taken on 12/3/2014


Arruba having a drink
photo taken on 11/25/2014


Arruba browsing
photo taken on 11/1/2014


 Arruba Supports the cause Arruba Arruba with the older orphans Arruba drinking water
Arruba Supports the cause
photo taken on 10/5/2014


Arruba
photo taken on 10/4/2014


Arruba with the older orphans
photo taken on 8/10/2014


Arruba drinking water
photo taken on 7/25/2014


 Arruba being interested in the camera Arruba sneaks off Arruba taking charge Happy Arruba
Arruba being interested in the camera
photo taken on 7/15/2014


Arruba sneaks off
photo taken on 6/20/2014


Arruba taking charge
photo taken on 6/4/2014


Happy Arruba
photo taken on 5/16/2014


 Arruba Arruba and Ngasha strength testing Arruba in the bush Arruba
Arruba
photo taken on 5/8/2014


Arruba and Ngasha strength testing
photo taken on 4/2/2014


Arruba in the bush
photo taken on 3/30/2014


Arruba
photo taken on 3/29/2014


 Arruba drinking milk Arruba in the bushes Arruba enjoys the dustbath Lemoyian and Arruba in the mud wallow
Arruba drinking milk
photo taken on 3/25/2014


Arruba in the bushes
photo taken on 2/28/2014


Arruba enjoys the dustbath
photo taken on 1/28/2014


Lemoyian and Arruba in the mud wallow
photo taken on 11/22/2013


 Arruba enjoys the mud wallow Arruba and Suswa Arruba has a mudbath Arruba in her stockade
Arruba enjoys the mud wallow
photo taken on 11/9/2013


Arruba and Suswa
photo taken on 11/5/2013


Arruba has a mudbath
photo taken on 10/11/2013


Arruba in her stockade
photo taken on 9/14/2013


 Arruba and Jasiri Arruba and Lemoyian Arruba playing with the water trough Arruba and Jasiri
Arruba and Jasiri
photo taken on 8/9/2013


Arruba and Lemoyian
photo taken on 7/27/2013


Arruba playing with the water trough
photo taken on 7/20/2013


Arruba and Jasiri
photo taken on 6/24/2013


 Arruba is let out to be with the other Orphans Arruba with the orphans in the forest Murera greets Arruba Arruba
Arruba is let out to be with the other Orphans
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Arruba with the orphans in the forest
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Murera greets Arruba
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Arruba
photo taken on 6/12/2013


 Arruba in her stockade None Entered Arruba and the Orphan go off into the forest Arruba and the orphans go into the forest
Arruba in her stockade
photo taken on 6/12/2013


None Entered
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Arruba and the Orphan go off into the forest
photo taken on 6/12/2013


Arruba and the orphans go into the forest
photo taken on 6/9/2013


 Arruba is let out to be with the others Arruba takes her milk Arruba tastes the milk Arruba
Arruba is let out to be with the others
photo taken on 6/7/2013


Arruba takes her milk
photo taken on 6/4/2013


Arruba tastes the milk
photo taken on 6/3/2013


Arruba
photo taken on 6/1/2013


 The new calf in the stockade at Voi An orphan baby ele walking alone in Aruba  Securing the calf's legs Carrying the calf out of the stockade
The new calf in the stockade at Voi
photo taken on 5/29/2013


An orphan baby ele walking alone in Aruba
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Securing the calf's legs
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Carrying the calf out of the stockade
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 Preparing to load the calf into the pickup The calf is loaded into the pickup loading the calf into the rescue plane Wasessa outside the stockade greeting the calf
Preparing to load the calf into the pickup
photo taken on 5/28/2013


The calf is loaded into the pickup
photo taken on 5/28/2013


loading the calf into the rescue plane
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Wasessa outside the stockade greeting the calf
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 Wasessa greeting the rescued calf Rescuing the orphaned calf Off loading the calf at the Voi stockade Loading the young calf into the vehicle
Wasessa greeting the rescued calf
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Rescuing the orphaned calf
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Off loading the calf at the Voi stockade
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Loading the young calf into the vehicle
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 The new calf is called Arruba The calf in the training stockade The calf is placed in the training stockade in Nairobi The calf is loaded into the pickup to drive back to the Nursery
The new calf is called Arruba
photo taken on 5/28/2013


The calf in the training stockade
photo taken on 5/28/2013


The calf is placed in the training stockade in Nairobi
photo taken on 5/28/2013


The calf is loaded into the pickup to drive back to the Nursery
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 The rescue plane arrives back at Wilson with its precious cargo On the way back to Nairobi The calf inside the rescue plane An orphan baby ele alone in Aruba
The rescue plane arrives back at Wilson with its precious cargo
photo taken on 5/28/2013


On the way back to Nairobi
photo taken on 5/28/2013


The calf inside the rescue plane
photo taken on 5/28/2013


An orphan baby ele alone in Aruba
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 The rescue team Boarding the plane to fly to Tsavo None Entered On the way
The rescue team
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Boarding the plane to fly to Tsavo
photo taken on 5/28/2013


None Entered
photo taken on 5/28/2013


On the way
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 The young calf eating some greens Some of the ex orphans None Entered Capturing the calf for the flight
The young calf eating some greens
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Some of the ex orphans
photo taken on 5/28/2013


None Entered
photo taken on 5/28/2013


Capturing the calf for the flight
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 The captured calf's face is covered in an effort to keep her calm
The captured calf's face is covered in an effort to keep her calm
photo taken on 5/28/2013


 
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