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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 NAPASHA  Male  November 2002 Mpala Ranch Laikipia  9 Months old  Found by Masaai herdsmen, thought to be a victim of poaching  Poaching 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for NAPASHA:

 Challa and Napasha wallowing Napasha dusting himself Napasha with the orphans Napasha and Buchuma in a strength testing game
Challa and Napasha wallowing
photo taken on 3/24/2016


Napasha dusting himself
photo taken on 11/4/2015


Napasha with the orphans
photo taken on 9/7/2015


Napasha and Buchuma in a strength testing game
photo taken on 7/18/2015


 Narok greets Napasha in the morning Napasha at the water trough with the young ones Napasha joined the orphans Napasha at the stockade with a wild friend
Narok greets Napasha in the morning
photo taken on 6/16/2015


Napasha at the water trough with the young ones
photo taken on 4/29/2015


Napasha joined the orphans
photo taken on 4/29/2015


Napasha at the stockade with a wild friend
photo taken on 4/9/2015


 Napasha is back at the stockade after a long time Napasha Napasha with Suguta's group Wild elephants, Napasha and the orphans
Napasha is back at the stockade after a long time
photo taken on 4/8/2015


Napasha
photo taken on 12/6/2014


Napasha with Suguta's group
photo taken on 10/20/2014


Wild elephants, Napasha and the orphans
photo taken on 8/14/2014


 Beautiful Napasha finally home Napasha drinking water Napasha returning home after many months Napasha coming to greet the orphans an keepers
Beautiful Napasha finally home
photo taken on 8/14/2014


Napasha drinking water
photo taken on 8/14/2014


Napasha returning home after many months
photo taken on 8/14/2014


Napasha coming to greet the orphans an keepers
photo taken on 8/14/2014


 Napasha browsing Napasha coming to the stockade Napasha Napasha at the mudbath
Napasha browsing
photo taken on 12/26/2013


Napasha coming to the stockade
photo taken on 12/20/2013


Napasha
photo taken on 12/19/2013


Napasha at the mudbath
photo taken on 9/27/2013


 Napasha Napasha Napasha Napasha
Napasha
photo taken on 9/23/2013


Napasha
photo taken on 9/21/2013


Napasha
photo taken on 8/24/2013


Napasha
photo taken on 7/14/2013


 Napasha and two wild bulls Napasha and Kora Napasha having a drink Napasha having a drink at the stockade
Napasha and two wild bulls
photo taken on 6/14/2013


Napasha and Kora
photo taken on 6/9/2013


Napasha having a drink
photo taken on 5/23/2013


Napasha having a drink at the stockade
photo taken on 5/18/2013


 Napasha at the mudbath napasha Napasha Napasha at the stockade
Napasha at the mudbath
photo taken on 5/17/2013


napasha
photo taken on 2/5/2013


Napasha
photo taken on 1/16/2013


Napasha at the stockade
photo taken on 11/3/2012


 Napasha soil dusting Napasha having a drink Napasha Madiba and Napasha with two wild elephants
Napasha soil dusting
photo taken on 8/29/2012


Napasha having a drink
photo taken on 4/7/2012


Napasha
photo taken on 3/28/2012


Madiba and Napasha with two wild elephants
photo taken on 2/25/2012


 Mgeni gets a ride from Napasha Napasha Napasha Napasha
Mgeni gets a ride from Napasha
photo taken on 1/1/2012


Napasha
photo taken on 12/14/2011


Napasha
photo taken on 7/31/2011


Napasha
photo taken on 6/24/2011


 Napasha and wild friend taking water Napasha flapping ears Mgeni and Napasha in the bushes Galana and Napasha
Napasha and wild friend taking water
photo taken on 4/29/2011


Napasha flapping ears
photo taken on 12/16/2010


Mgeni and Napasha in the bushes
photo taken on 12/8/2010


Galana and Napasha
photo taken on 11/30/2010


 Napasha Nasalot, Napasha & wild elephant taking water Zurura, Nasalot, Napasha & wild elephant Napasha with a wild bull
Napasha
photo taken on 11/13/2010


Nasalot, Napasha & wild elephant taking water
photo taken on 9/22/2010


Zurura, Nasalot, Napasha & wild elephant
photo taken on 8/15/2010


Napasha with a wild bull
photo taken on 7/31/2010


 Mgeni the wild bull plays with Napasha Napasha Napasha in the water Napasha relaxing
Mgeni the wild bull plays with Napasha
photo taken on 6/24/2010


Napasha
photo taken on 5/24/2010


Napasha in the water
photo taken on 4/5/2010


Napasha relaxing
photo taken on 2/22/2010


 Galana, Wendi & Napasha at mud bath Napasha wallowing Wild bull & Napasha Napasha coming to the mudbath
Galana, Wendi & Napasha at mud bath
photo taken on 2/17/2010


Napasha wallowing
photo taken on 1/29/2010


Wild bull & Napasha
photo taken on 1/9/2010


Napasha coming to the mudbath
photo taken on 1/1/2010


 Napasha wading through water Napasha Napasha Napasha soil bathing
Napasha wading through water
photo taken on 12/26/2009


Napasha
photo taken on 11/6/2009


Napasha
photo taken on 10/12/2009


Napasha soil bathing
photo taken on 9/14/2009


 Napasha Napasha scratching Napasha followed by Mulika Napasha scratching
Napasha
photo taken on 5/3/2009


Napasha scratching
photo taken on 4/28/2009


Napasha followed by Mulika
photo taken on 3/17/2009


Napasha scratching
photo taken on 2/17/2009


 Napasha's wound being cleaned Napasha once the arrow was removed Napasha with an arrow below the eye Napasha playing in the mud
Napasha's wound being cleaned
photo taken on 12/28/2008


Napasha once the arrow was removed
photo taken on 12/27/2008


Napasha with an arrow below the eye
photo taken on 12/26/2008


Napasha playing in the mud
photo taken on 12/8/2008


 Napasha leaving the mudbath Yatta and Napasha at the mudbath Napasha enjoying the water Napasha talks to Yatta
Napasha leaving the mudbath
photo taken on 11/9/2008


Yatta and Napasha at the mudbath
photo taken on 11/8/2008


Napasha enjoying the water
photo taken on 5/2/2008


Napasha talks to Yatta
photo taken on 2/16/2008


 Napasha browsing Taita & Napasha feeding Napasha wading through water Napasha mounts on Taita
Napasha browsing
photo taken on 1/28/2008


Taita & Napasha feeding
photo taken on 12/29/2007


Napasha wading through water
photo taken on 12/8/2007


Napasha mounts on Taita
photo taken on 11/21/2007


 Taita & Napasha Napasha soil dusting Napasha enjoying a green branch Yatta & Napasha playing at dawn
Taita & Napasha
photo taken on 10/15/2007


Napasha soil dusting
photo taken on 8/4/2007


Napasha enjoying a green branch
photo taken on 7/23/2007


Yatta & Napasha playing at dawn
photo taken on 7/18/2007


 Napasha browsing Napasha splashing in the mudwallow Napasha feeding Napasha wades through water
Napasha browsing
photo taken on 6/10/2007


Napasha splashing in the mudwallow
photo taken on 4/10/2007


Napasha feeding
photo taken on 4/2/2007


Napasha wades through water
photo taken on 3/18/2007


 Napasha munching on some greens Napasha enjoying the vegetation after the rains Napasha mudbathing Napasha relaxing
Napasha munching on some greens
photo taken on 1/5/2007


Napasha enjoying the vegetation after the rains
photo taken on 12/2/2006


Napasha mudbathing
photo taken on 11/6/2006


Napasha relaxing
photo taken on 7/29/2006


 Napasha Napasha enjoys being in the water Napasha kicking the water with his foreleg Napasha scratching against a rock
Napasha
photo taken on 7/9/2006


Napasha enjoys being in the water
photo taken on 5/8/2006


Napasha kicking the water with his foreleg
photo taken on 3/29/2006


Napasha scratching against a rock
photo taken on 3/8/2006


 Napasha enjoys soil bathing Napasha playing on his own Napasha feeding Napasha mounts a rock
Napasha enjoys soil bathing
photo taken on 11/6/2005


Napasha playing on his own
photo taken on 7/18/2005


Napasha feeding
photo taken on 6/8/2005


Napasha mounts a rock
photo taken on 5/24/2005


 Napasha resting under the shade of a tree Napasha holding a milk bottle Napasha having some lunch Napasha having a rest from all the fun and games
Napasha resting under the shade of a tree
photo taken on 4/11/2005


Napasha holding a milk bottle
photo taken on 3/10/2005


Napasha having some lunch
photo taken on 1/13/2005


Napasha having a rest from all the fun and games
photo taken on 1/10/2005


 Napasha in the water Napasha and Tomboi Napasha with Julius Napasha
Napasha in the water
photo taken on 12/22/2004


Napasha and Tomboi
photo taken on 12/17/2004


Napasha with Julius
photo taken on 11/5/2004


Napasha
photo taken on 10/14/2004


 Napasha scratching himself against a tree Napasha takes particular interest in Olmalo Within the hour Napasha is introduced to the other orphans As soon as he is in the stable he gulps down a bottle of milk
Napasha scratching himself against a tree
photo taken on 10/1/2004


Napasha takes particular interest in Olmalo
photo taken on 7/15/2003


Within the hour Napasha is introduced to the other orphans
photo taken on 7/15/2003


As soon as he is in the stable he gulps down a bottle of milk
photo taken on 7/15/2003


 Weak from the journey Napasha is walked into his stable Napasha is carefully unloaded from the vehicle Napasha arrives after a long trip by road from Mpala Ranch
Weak from the journey Napasha is walked into his stable
photo taken on 7/15/2003


Napasha is carefully unloaded from the vehicle
photo taken on 7/15/2003


Napasha arrives after a long trip by road from Mpala Ranch
photo taken on 7/15/2003


 
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