Fri, October 03, 2008
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Elephant orphanage in Nairobi

2008-10-03 16:03:58 GMT2008-10-04 00:03:58 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A baby elephant reacts to his caretaker in front of visitors at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi Oct. 2, 2008. Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers. (Xinhua Photo)

Baby elephants follow a keeper enroute to their watering place at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi Oct. 2, 2008. Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers. (Xinhua Photo)

A baby elephant is fed with milk in front of visitors at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi Oct. 2, 2008. Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers. (Xinhua Photo)

Two baby elephants have sand baths at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi Oct. 2, 2008. Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers. (Xinhua Photo)

An elephant keeper talks to school pupils about the baby elephants at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi Oct. 2, 2008. Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers. (Xinhua Photo)

Baby elephants are seen at a wildlife trust in Kenyan capital Nairobi in photos taken on Oct. 2, 2008.

Visitors are allowed only about an hour each day at the trust, an elephant orphanage founded in the 1970s to take in baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers.

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