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

Name Gender Date Born Location Found Age on Arrival Comments Reason for being Orphaned
 MADIBA  Male  September 2003 Botswana, Southern Africa  Days old  Found in a river bed suffering from a deep head wound. Abandoned by family  Natural Causes 

Elephant Orphan Gallery for MADIBA:

 Madiba, Namelok and Zurura Madiba feeding on lucerne in the Stockade Orphans join Madiba and a wild bull Madiba and Suguta
Madiba, Namelok and Zurura
photo taken on 1/3/2018


Madiba feeding on lucerne in the Stockade
photo taken on 11/1/2017


Orphans join Madiba and a wild bull
photo taken on 8/14/2017


Madiba and Suguta
photo taken on 8/5/2017


 Madiba with the orphans Buchuma and Madiba drinking The orphans facing Ex Orphan Madiba Madiba and Olsekki
Madiba with the orphans
photo taken on 7/31/2017


Buchuma and Madiba drinking
photo taken on 2/27/2017


The orphans facing Ex Orphan Madiba
photo taken on 12/23/2016


Madiba and Olsekki
photo taken on 12/19/2016


 Madiba smelling the area Ex Orphan bull Madiba Madiba with Orwa Madiba and Ololoo with the orphans
Madiba smelling the area
photo taken on 12/10/2016


Ex Orphan bull Madiba
photo taken on 11/10/2016


Madiba with Orwa
photo taken on 9/1/2016


Madiba and Ololoo with the orphans
photo taken on 8/16/2016


 madiba communicates to orwa Madiba arriving Madiba and Zurura wallowing Madiba and Bomani
madiba communicates to orwa
photo taken on 7/30/2016


Madiba arriving
photo taken on 1/17/2016


Madiba and Zurura wallowing
photo taken on 1/1/2016


Madiba and Bomani
photo taken on 12/26/2015


 Madiba checking in Madiba drinking water with the juniors Madiba with juniors Madiba drinking at the stockade water trough
Madiba checking in
photo taken on 12/26/2015


Madiba drinking water with the juniors
photo taken on 10/15/2015


Madiba with juniors
photo taken on 7/22/2015


Madiba drinking at the stockade water trough
photo taken on 6/22/2015


 Madiba and Orok visited the orphans Madiba with the orphans Madiba scratching Oroko plays with Madiba
Madiba and Orok visited the orphans
photo taken on 4/16/2015


Madiba with the orphans
photo taken on 10/23/2014


Madiba scratching
photo taken on 10/9/2014


Oroko plays with Madiba
photo taken on 8/28/2014


 Madiba with the juniors Madiba Madiba and Ishanga Madiba and Kamboyo
Madiba with the juniors
photo taken on 7/20/2014


Madiba
photo taken on 7/10/2014


Madiba and Ishanga
photo taken on 5/26/2014


Madiba and Kamboyo
photo taken on 5/12/2014


 Madiba and Tomboi at the stockade Madiba Madiba with the orphans Kanjoro pushing with Madiba
Madiba and Tomboi at the stockade
photo taken on 4/17/2014


Madiba
photo taken on 3/17/2014


Madiba with the orphans
photo taken on 3/10/2014


Kanjoro pushing with Madiba
photo taken on 2/17/2014


 Madiba at the stockade Madiba at the stocakde compound Madiba with the orphans Madiba
Madiba at the stockade
photo taken on 1/1/2014


Madiba at the stocakde compound
photo taken on 12/26/2013


Madiba with the orphans
photo taken on 12/14/2013


Madiba
photo taken on 12/14/2013


 Madiba Madiba Ithumbah and Madiba Madiba
Madiba
photo taken on 10/2/2013


Madiba
photo taken on 8/15/2013


Ithumbah and Madiba
photo taken on 6/26/2013


Madiba
photo taken on 5/21/2013


 Madiba madiba & wild elephant Madiba and Ololoo mudbathing Madiba and Tomboi playing
Madiba
photo taken on 4/24/2013


madiba & wild elephant
photo taken on 2/24/2013


Madiba and Ololoo mudbathing
photo taken on 8/5/2012


Madiba and Tomboi playing
photo taken on 7/26/2012


 Madiba at the mudbath Madiba going into the water Madiba and Kora have a drink at the stockade Madiba
Madiba at the mudbath
photo taken on 5/26/2012


Madiba going into the water
photo taken on 5/11/2012


Madiba and Kora have a drink at the stockade
photo taken on 2/15/2012


Madiba
photo taken on 7/31/2011


 Madiba Wendi & Madiba having a drink Madiba with Chaimu and Ithumbah Madiba
Madiba
photo taken on 6/28/2011


Wendi & Madiba having a drink
photo taken on 5/9/2011


Madiba with Chaimu and Ithumbah
photo taken on 4/10/2011


Madiba
photo taken on 4/5/2011


 Madiba and a wild elephant Madiba Madiba & Challa Madiba
Madiba and a wild elephant
photo taken on 3/5/2011


Madiba
photo taken on 11/4/2010


Madiba & Challa
photo taken on 6/14/2010


Madiba
photo taken on 5/18/2010


 Madiba Madiba Madiba Madiba
Madiba
photo taken on 4/10/2010


Madiba
photo taken on 3/30/2010


Madiba
photo taken on 2/19/2010


Madiba
photo taken on 1/30/2010


 Sunyei, Galana, Madiba & Ndomot taking water Madiba scratching Madiba at the field Madiba on rocky terrain
Sunyei, Galana, Madiba & Ndomot taking water
photo taken on 1/22/2010


Madiba scratching
photo taken on 1/20/2010


Madiba at the field
photo taken on 5/17/2009


Madiba on rocky terrain
photo taken on 4/17/2009


 Kenze and Madiba Madiba having some water Madiba Sunyei communicates to Madiba
Kenze and Madiba
photo taken on 3/4/2009


Madiba having some water
photo taken on 2/11/2009


Madiba
photo taken on 11/21/2008


Sunyei communicates to Madiba
photo taken on 10/28/2008


 Madiba Madiba scratching Madiba covered in mud Madiba heading for the water
Madiba
photo taken on 9/17/2008


Madiba scratching
photo taken on 5/22/2008


Madiba covered in mud
photo taken on 4/25/2008


Madiba heading for the water
photo taken on 3/21/2008


 Madiba Madiba rolls on the wet road after the rains Madiba relaxing under a tree Madiba
Madiba
photo taken on 1/23/2008


Madiba rolls on the wet road after the rains
photo taken on 1/1/2008


Madiba relaxing under a tree
photo taken on 12/17/2007


Madiba
photo taken on 11/22/2007


 Madiba & Ndomot Madiba feeding Madiba Madiba mounts Lualeni
Madiba & Ndomot
photo taken on 10/5/2007


Madiba feeding
photo taken on 8/21/2007


Madiba
photo taken on 7/27/2007


Madiba mounts Lualeni
photo taken on 6/12/2007


 Madiba Madiba busy browsing in the field Madiba Madiba wallowing
Madiba
photo taken on 5/22/2007


Madiba busy browsing in the field
photo taken on 4/11/2007


Madiba
photo taken on 3/10/2007


Madiba wallowing
photo taken on 2/14/2007


 Madiba at the mudbath madiba blowing bubbles in the water Challa and Madiba playing together Challa and Madiba at the mudbath
Madiba at the mudbath
photo taken on 2/5/2007


madiba blowing bubbles in the water
photo taken on 12/9/2006


Challa and Madiba playing together
photo taken on 10/22/2006


Challa and Madiba at the mudbath
photo taken on 9/18/2006


 Madiba browsing on his own Madiba blowing dust Madiba at the mudwallow Madiba browsing
Madiba browsing on his own
photo taken on 8/3/2006


Madiba blowing dust
photo taken on 7/24/2006


Madiba at the mudwallow
photo taken on 6/3/2006


Madiba browsing
photo taken on 4/22/2006


 Madiba scratching Madiba searching for a green branch Madiba relaxing Madiba rumbling upon spotting the warthogs
Madiba scratching
photo taken on 3/28/2006


Madiba searching for a green branch
photo taken on 2/12/2006


Madiba relaxing
photo taken on 11/12/2005


Madiba rumbling upon spotting the warthogs
photo taken on 9/2/2005


 Madiba rubbing against a tree Madiba out in the bush at Ithumba Madiba going for a walk in the bush Mr. Madiba browsing in the bush
Madiba rubbing against a tree
photo taken on 8/10/2005


Madiba out in the bush at Ithumba
photo taken on 7/9/2005


Madiba going for a walk in the bush
photo taken on 6/28/2005


Mr. Madiba browsing in the bush
photo taken on 6/20/2005


 A close up of Madiba Madiba lieing down with Lualeni standing Thoma Left of picture Madiba, and right Ndomot
A close up of Madiba
photo taken on 5/14/2005


Madiba lieing down with Lualeni standing
photo taken on 2/28/2005


Thoma
photo taken on 2/9/2005


Left of picture Madiba, and right Ndomot
photo taken on 12/25/2004


 Madiba enjoying his mudbath Madiba lays his trunk on Ndomot Madiba having a mudbath (right) Madiba clowning around
Madiba enjoying his mudbath
photo taken on 12/18/2004


Madiba lays his trunk on Ndomot
photo taken on 12/7/2004


Madiba having a mudbath (right)
photo taken on 11/16/2004


Madiba clowning around
photo taken on 11/2/2004


 Ndomot and Madiba play fighting Ndomot climbing on Madiba Madiba on the right with his friends Ndomot and Sunyei Madiba our fuzzy new arrival
Ndomot and Madiba play fighting
photo taken on 11/1/2004


Ndomot climbing on Madiba
photo taken on 10/27/2004


Madiba on the right with his friends Ndomot and Sunyei
photo taken on 10/15/2004


Madiba our fuzzy new arrival
photo taken on 12/26/2003


 Madiba settling in Madiba with Wendi three days after arriving in Nairobi Madiba on this third day totally settled Madiba settles into his stable
Madiba settling in
photo taken on 12/26/2003


Madiba with Wendi three days after arriving in Nairobi
photo taken on 12/26/2003


Madiba on this third day totally settled
photo taken on 12/26/2003


Madiba settles into his stable
photo taken on 12/23/2003


 Madiba with Julius having a light dustbath.  He arrived as such a fuzzy little elephant Madiba in his crate is carefully lowered onto the DSWT landrover The landrover parks close to the PC 12 aircraft so that Madiba's crate could be manoeuvred off the plane The plane carrying Madiba arrives the evening of 23rd December
Madiba with Julius having a light dustbath. He arrived as such a fuzzy little elephant
photo taken on 12/23/2003


Madiba in his crate is carefully lowered onto the DSWT landrover
photo taken on 12/23/2003


The landrover parks close to the PC 12 aircraft so that Madiba's crate could be manoeuvred off the plane
photo taken on 12/23/2003


The plane carrying Madiba arrives the evening of 23rd December
photo taken on 12/23/2003


 The Trust's Keepers stand by on the apron waiting for Madiba's arrival Madiba (Olly) with Karen Trendler
The Trust's Keepers stand by on the apron waiting for Madiba's arrival
photo taken on 12/23/2003


Madiba (Olly) with Karen Trendler
photo taken on 12/15/2003


 
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