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<<--  Entry for:  October   23, 2017  -->>

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Nursery Unit  October   23, 2017 All the orphans were excited during the 9am milk feed this morning as tiny Pili joined them out in the forest. They had not met up with him yesterday as he had not gone out due to the bad weather. Mbegu finished her milk in a hurry so she could rush to where the little baby was. She patted him all over and Pili raised his little trunk up to her. Tagwa, Malkia, Esampu and Tamiyoi then also joined, surrounding the baby and each trying to get closer to him than the other. Esampu wanted to be closest and she pushed poor Malkia hard, who bumped into Tamiyoi causing her to fall. Tamiyoi’s loud cry drew Pare and Lasayen’s attention who came over to see what was happening with their ears raised and their trunks held high. They walked around Tamiyoi as she attempted to stand up to protect her from being bumped again!

It caught the keepers by surprised in the morning when Ndiwa, Sapalan and Sagala joined the mud bath area before the first group had left. Sagala seemed to be confused, and walked back out with the first group, who were just leaving, before even having her milk!

Tamiyoi going to see the babies

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