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Nursery Unit  April   8, 2016 Kauro and Kamok have been together since they were little babies and for that reason they understand each other very well. Most of the older boys like Enkikwe, Sokotei and Olsekki go on bullying Kauro, Siangiki too does not seem to like Kamok and she keeps bullying these two sometimes. Because of this bullying by their older peers, Kauro and Kamok have decided to browse together and keep their distance from the herd today. Since morning the duo have been browsing and playing away from the others whilst out in the forest. Enkikwe and Siangiki are responsible for today’s isolation of these two babies. When they went out in the morning it was as if they had the two bullies had planned to bully Kauro and Kamok as they kept harassing them both at different times and places, until Kauro and Kamok decided to go off on their own away from the whole herd.

It is amazing how the orphans even understand things like the loudspeaker that is used during the public visit. They seem to know then when the speaker is on and the talk is going on they need to stay within the mud bathing area – when it goes quiet they seem to understand that is their queue to go back out to the forest! What made us realize this is today there was an electrical problem with the speaker in the middle of the session and it went off before the talk was over. After 5 minutes Alamaya and Balguda led the whole group away from the area as the keepers tried to block their path until it was closer to the due time. The orphans all forcefully left in different directions though, believing it was time and the keepers were left with no option but to allow them back into the forest!


Kauro walking to the field

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