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Kibwezi Forest/Umani Springs Unit  August   30, 2017 Alamaya is becoming a rather naughty boy these days and likes to engage the other orphans, including the older orphans, in pushing games. Alamaya was in an energetic mood today and the keepers kept a close eye on him at the Lucerne feeding area and watched him engage Lima Lima in a strength test. He then went and pushed Zongoloni who was happy to play with him and allow him to test his skills on her, safe in the knowledge that he could not really do her any harm as she is bigger and stronger than he is and this way she also keeps him occupied so that he doesn’t engage the bigger orphans who may not be as accommodating as she is.

The big boys Jasiri and Ngasha would not do Alamaya any favours if he decided to play strength testing and pushing games with them and Zongoloni and the other older girls make sure that he does not try to engage them in any such games. When the babies had finished their noon milk bottle Sonje and Quanza led the rest of the group to the Chyulu Hills where they found some wild bulls browsing on bushes in the area. They did not go to greet the wild boys choosing instead to concentrate on their browsing activities.

Murera talking the babies to the bush

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