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<<--  Entry for:  October   5, 2017  -->>

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Ithumba Unit  October   5, 2017 The senior Ex Orphans were present at the stockade compound ready to share lucerne with the orphans once they were let out. Shortly later, Mutara brought her group to the stockade compound and joined in feasting on the lucerne. Suguta briefly played with Wiva while Turkwel entwined her trunk with Ishanga in morning greeting. When they finished eating lucerne, the herd scattered in different directions. The orphans headed east of stockade while the Ex Orphans headed west of the stockade.

Out in the Park, the orphans had a quiet morning as they concentrated on browsing without playing any games apart from Sokotei and Enkikwe, who briefly enjoyed a pushing game that ended in a draw. At mud bath time, only six wild bulls showed up. Galla had fun in the water and from time to time enjoyed riding on Boromoko. Later Bongo, Loijuk and Orok showed up for water. After wallowing, the orphans headed south of the mud bath. In the afternoon, the heat from the sun became unbearable making the orphans seek refuge under a tree that had nice shade. The orphans resumed browsing again later when is was cooler. In the evening, as is custom these days, the orphans passed by the mud bath to cool off, before being led back to the stockade by Kamok.

Suguta chats with Wiva

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