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<<--  Entry for:  October   27, 2017  -->>

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Kibwezi Forest/Umani Springs Unit  October   27, 2017 It was raining this morning which slightly disrupted the orphan’s morning routine. It drizzled up until midday which meant that the orphans were not very active when they visited the mudbath for their noon milk bottle. They all looked a little dull as the rain was making them feel rather cold. Only some of the boys had a dustbath while Lima Lima, Sonje and Alamaya enjoyed a drink of clean water from the cement water trough.

While the orphans were browsing near the mudbath two wild bulls came out of the bushes and made their way to Murera who saw them coming and headed to the keepers where she knew she would be safe. The orphans then made their way to the Chyulu Hills where another two bulls came and joined Sonje, Zongoloni and Lima Lima. The three girls showed no interest whatsoever in the wild bulls who raised their trunks to see if they could locate the keepers and ascertain where they were. The keepers made sure to keep their distance as they know that the bulls can sometimes be unpredictable; they did not want to be charged by the wild elephants that were much bigger than the orphans.

Ziwa and Limalima morning games

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