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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 TAITA  Male  February 2003 Taita Hills sanctuary  9 Months  Fell into a hotel septic tank and rescued by a Trust de-snaring team  Man Made Cause for Separation 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for TAITA:

 Taita riding on Zurura Ex Orphans Taita and Tomboi Taita with the new arrivals Taita eating lucerne
Taita riding on Zurura
photo taken on 9/15/2018


Ex Orphans Taita and Tomboi
photo taken on 2/12/2018


Taita with the new arrivals
photo taken on 6/9/2017


Taita eating lucerne
photo taken on 4/2/2017


 Taita with the orphans Ex Orphan Taita Taita and Zurura Taita scratching with a stick
Taita with the orphans
photo taken on 3/11/2017


Ex Orphan Taita
photo taken on 1/12/2017


Taita and Zurura
photo taken on 10/6/2016


Taita scratching with a stick
photo taken on 9/28/2016


 Taita greeting Narok Taita bathing with the juniors Taita and Kenze Narok greets Taita
Taita greeting Narok
photo taken on 9/5/2016


Taita bathing with the juniors
photo taken on 4/8/2016


Taita and Kenze
photo taken on 4/6/2016


Narok greets Taita
photo taken on 3/1/2016


 Taita joining the juniors Orwa, behind, playing with Taita Tamiyoi having a fust bath Tamiyoi looked better this morning
Taita joining the juniors
photo taken on 2/5/2016


Orwa, behind, playing with Taita
photo taken on 1/21/2016


Tamiyoi having a fust bath
photo taken on 1/14/2016


Tamiyoi looked better this morning
photo taken on 1/6/2016


 Tamiyoi looking a bit brighter this morning Taita scratching Taita and the juniors Taita with Laragai and Narok
Tamiyoi looking a bit brighter this morning
photo taken on 1/4/2016


Taita scratching
photo taken on 7/29/2015


Taita and the juniors
photo taken on 4/14/2015


Taita with Laragai and Narok
photo taken on 4/21/2014


 Ololoo and Taita Taita joins the youngsters Taita Taita and Madiba
Ololoo and Taita
photo taken on 12/19/2013


Taita joins the youngsters
photo taken on 11/9/2013


Taita
photo taken on 1/10/2013


Taita and Madiba
photo taken on 5/15/2012


 Taita Taita scratching Taita dustbathing Taita dustbathing
Taita
photo taken on 4/18/2012


Taita scratching
photo taken on 1/23/2012


Taita dustbathing
photo taken on 1/8/2012


Taita dustbathing
photo taken on 9/17/2011


 Taita Taita Taita soil bathing Taita playing
Taita
photo taken on 7/30/2011


Taita
photo taken on 6/30/2011


Taita soil bathing
photo taken on 3/19/2011


Taita playing
photo taken on 2/28/2011


 Taita Taita Taita Taita & Kinna
Taita
photo taken on 2/17/2011


Taita
photo taken on 1/21/2011


Taita
photo taken on 12/22/2010


Taita & Kinna
photo taken on 6/22/2010


 Taita feeding Taita plays a pushing game with Loijuk Taita Taita walking to stockade
Taita feeding
photo taken on 5/23/2010


Taita plays a pushing game with Loijuk
photo taken on 5/5/2010


Taita
photo taken on 4/16/2010


Taita walking to stockade
photo taken on 4/13/2010


 Taita Taita Taita Taita leading
Taita
photo taken on 3/30/2010


Taita
photo taken on 1/9/2010


Taita
photo taken on 12/17/2009


Taita leading
photo taken on 11/26/2009


 Taita Taita Taita Taita
Taita
photo taken on 11/21/2009


Taita
photo taken on 10/31/2009


Taita
photo taken on 6/29/2009


Taita
photo taken on 5/24/2009


 Taita Taita & Kora have a pushing match at the stockade Taita browsing Taita in the mudwallow
Taita
photo taken on 10/23/2008


Taita & Kora have a pushing match at the stockade
photo taken on 7/15/2008


Taita browsing
photo taken on 6/26/2008


Taita in the mudwallow
photo taken on 5/28/2008


 Taita relaxing Taita hidden by thickets Taita digs soil napasha rests his trunk on taita's back
Taita relaxing
photo taken on 1/8/2008


Taita hidden by thickets
photo taken on 12/21/2007


Taita digs soil
photo taken on 11/14/2007


napasha rests his trunk on taita's back
photo taken on 10/30/2007


 Taita Taita heads to the water bucket for some water Taita soil bathing. Taita wades through the water
Taita
photo taken on 10/24/2007


Taita heads to the water bucket for some water
photo taken on 8/5/2007


Taita soil bathing.
photo taken on 6/15/2007


Taita wades through the water
photo taken on 6/8/2007


 Taita at the stockade Taita browsing Taita feeding Taita walking away
Taita at the stockade
photo taken on 5/23/2007


Taita browsing
photo taken on 4/19/2007


Taita feeding
photo taken on 4/4/2007


Taita walking away
photo taken on 3/27/2007


 Taita walks past a rock Taita relaxing Sunyei & Buchuma soil bathing as Taita watches Taita pushes off Wendi
Taita walks past a rock
photo taken on 1/11/2007


Taita relaxing
photo taken on 12/17/2006


Sunyei & Buchuma soil bathing as Taita watches
photo taken on 11/24/2006


Taita pushes off Wendi
photo taken on 10/15/2006


 Galana plays with Taita Taita crossing water Taita climbing Taita gesturing
Galana plays with Taita
photo taken on 8/4/2006


Taita crossing water
photo taken on 5/27/2006


Taita climbing
photo taken on 4/14/2006


Taita gesturing
photo taken on 2/5/2006


 Taita scratching on a tree Taita playing Taita feeding on some nice green shoots Taita scratching
Taita scratching on a tree
photo taken on 1/21/2006


Taita playing
photo taken on 1/15/2006


Taita feeding on some nice green shoots
photo taken on 12/18/2005


Taita scratching
photo taken on 11/11/2005


 Taita covered in red soil Taita resting Taita scratches his belly Napasha mounts Taita
Taita covered in red soil
photo taken on 8/3/2005


Taita resting
photo taken on 6/26/2005


Taita scratches his belly
photo taken on 6/23/2005


Napasha mounts Taita
photo taken on 3/14/2005


 Taita dusts himself Taita pushes Napasha Edo with the orphans Taita, Tomboi and Wendi
Taita dusts himself
photo taken on 2/23/2005


Taita pushes Napasha
photo taken on 2/19/2005


Edo with the orphans
photo taken on 12/20/2004


Taita, Tomboi and Wendi
photo taken on 12/2/2004


 Olmalo on the ground with Taita on the right Taita behind Olmalo in the foreground Taita Taita in the center
Olmalo on the ground with Taita on the right
photo taken on 11/11/2004


Taita behind Olmalo in the foreground
photo taken on 10/19/2004


Taita
photo taken on 3/19/2004


Taita in the center
photo taken on 2/10/2004


 Taita is welcomed into the nursery fold by Sunyei and Selengai Taita is loaded onto the aircraft and flow to the Nairobi Nursery Our team wait for the aircraft and ensure the calf has some milk With great difficulty the exhausted calf is pulled through the hole
Taita is welcomed into the nursery fold by Sunyei and Selengai
photo taken on 10/1/2003


Taita is loaded onto the aircraft and flow to the Nairobi Nursery
photo taken on 10/1/2003


Our team wait for the aircraft and ensure the calf has some milk
photo taken on 10/1/2003


With great difficulty the exhausted calf is pulled through the hole
photo taken on 10/1/2003


 With the help of the hotel staff a hole was hacked through the wall of the septic tank in order to pull the calf out Taita slipped through this tiny hole into the septic tank Taita's dramatic rescue, he had the tread water with only his spine and trunk visible
With the help of the hotel staff a hole was hacked through the wall of the septic tank in order to pull the calf out
photo taken on 10/1/2003


Taita slipped through this tiny hole into the septic tank
photo taken on 10/1/2003


Taita's dramatic rescue, he had the tread water with only his spine and trunk visible
photo taken on 10/1/2003


 
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