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<<--  Entry for:  April   30, 2016  -->>

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Nursery Unit  April   30, 2016 It has been pouring with rain heavily from last night up to this morning. With the sound of the rain beating on the roof, new little Ambo did not sleep well at all. As the older orphans went out into the forest, the baby group were left behind in the stables as we waited for the weather to improve. As it continued to rain, the majority of the orphans convened under the trees. Galla, however, was delighted with the rain is was rolling and wallowing in the mud all alone! He never stopped rolling in the mud he would only browse for a short while and then went back to rolling in the mud again. The rain went on even during public visiting. It was very animated as everyone was slipping and sliding in the mud the babies and the keepers as well! With the state of the area around the mud bath some of the babies did not move at all after drinking their milk. Galla was still in his good mood and even enjoyed the mud bath as the others just watched him. Ndotto and Lasayen were the other two that brought the visiting time to life as they began playing and trying to climb on each other. They wrestled along the rope cordon and then Ndotto even tried to plant muddy trunk-kisses on the visitors standing there!

Galla enjoying browse

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