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Ithumba Unit  August   8, 2017 The sky was partly covered by clouds as the orphans made their way out to the bush. Sirimon and Olsekki started their day by engaging each other in a pushing game that ended in a draw. Ukame, Tusuja and Naseku had a brief soil dusting exercise before resuming browsing while Laragai, who does her own independent thing, browsed far away from the others. At mud bath time, the orphans were joined by Olare’s group and fifteen wild bulls. After mud bath, Naseku, Shukuru, Roi, Oltaiyoni, Olare and Galla dusted in red soil, where Roi rolled on the soil while Shukuru enjoyed scratching her belly on her. In the afternoon, the orphans settled to browse on the western slopes of the Ithumba Hill, a place with nice pasture. The orphans were joined briefly by Olare’s group again and in the evening, twelve bulls reported for water at the stockade compound.

Shukuru scratching on Roi, water truck behind

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