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Nursery Unit  April   24, 2016 The day began very wet as we received frequent downpours all morning. This meant Maxwell also began his day in a playful mood running around his stockade and rolling in his muddy soil. He showed off dramatic styles in his game rolling onto his back and posing with his legs in the air. From here Maxwell would suddenly start running around and then dig his horn into the wet soil and scoop huge chunks of soil to throw them in the air and then he span around very fast before finally relaxing along the wooden fence, sharpening and grooving his horn on the wooden posts. He has a very playful morning!
During public visiting today it was very wet and still raining, which meant that after the orphans had drunk their milk they remained restless and even tried to walk off back into the forest; perhaps because they could not hear Edwin speaking either, which they have come to learn means they should stay in the feeding area. They were all hard to control as Oltaiyoni remained restless and since she was rumbling and calling her herd together to follow her back out to the bush to enjoy the downpour there, under the trees browsing.

Maxwell relaxing after his fun and games

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