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<<--  Entry for:  October   28, 2017  -->>

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Kibwezi Forest/Umani Springs Unit  October   28, 2017 Rain started to fall very early in the morning before the orphans came out from their stockades. Lima Lima did not wait for the rain to stop, but went to the hay stores and pulled down two bales of hay, running off with some and spilling it on the ground. Murera and Sonje called Mwashoti to join them inside their room to wait for the rain to stop. Alamaya followed Zongoloni and Lima Lima with hay still in her mouth as she walked out of the compound gate.

When it finally stopped raining all the keepers with the few babies who remained behind followed Murera to the lucerne feeding area. Here they had some pellets and then walked towards the Umani Hills, where they found some of their favourite acacia pods and some soft branches to chew on. At bottle feeding time, both Lima Lima and Zongoloni led the babies to come for bottle feeding but they did not want to go into the waterhole because it was quite chilly following the rain in the morning.

Keeper with Murera

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