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<<--  Entry for:  August   31, 2017  -->>

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Kibwezi Forest/Umani Springs Unit  August   31, 2017 Like all babies the orphans are growing day by day and the two smallest ones, Mwashoti and Alamaya, are becoming more confident in their abilities and strength engaging their older peers in games. The keepers were surprised when Alamaya managed to push Ngasha and then Zongoloni. The keepers were worried that Ngasha would retaliate and push Alamaya back but that did not happen. Sonje often rumbles encouragement to the youngsters and makes sure to stay close by so as to offer support should any of them become too rough with the youngsters.

When the noon milk bottle feed was over Mwashoti made the mistake of holding Alamaya’s half tail which Alamaya did not like and he quickly turned around and pushed Mwashoti to the ground. Murera was not happy with what Alamaya did and ran to Mwashoti to ensure that he was okay and was able to get back to his feet. Sonje also came over to ensure that he was okay and once they established that he was fine the group left to head back to the fields for the afternoon before returning to the stockades for the night.

Sonje rumbles for Alamaya

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