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<<--  Entry for:  July   23, 2017  -->>

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Kibwezi Forest/Umani Springs Unit  July   23, 2017 It was very cold in the morning and the babies tried to get close to the matriarchs to garner warmth from them.  Mwashoti stayed under Murera’s belly while Lima Lima took care of Alamaya.

Despite all her efforts Lima Lima had a hard time fitting Alamaya under her belly so that she could provide him with the warmth he needed and had to be happy with standing as close to her as he could in an effort to stay warm.  As it was cold Murera was feeling rather stiff and had to walk for a while to get the blood moving so that her leg would loosen up.  The more she walked the less stiff she was and the better she could move.  

At the bottle feeding place the babies were busy drinking their milk when same crane birds flew over their heads squawking and flapping their wings.   Upon hearing the noise Zongoloni tried to look skywards but was unable to do so and followed the keepers and the rest of the orphans to the bush so that they could resume the days browsing activities.

Alamaya enjoying Lucerne

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