The following is information on the Elephant Orphan named: SONJE (foster now)
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1/29/2016 - Last night as the keepers were busy around their quarters the orphans started making a lot of noise, banging the gates to their stockades tying to get out. The keepers could hear them rumbling loudly before Ziwa started screaming which upset Sonje who started trying even harder to get out of her stockade to see what was upsetting Ziwa so and comfort him. The keepers were quick to come and see what the entire racket was about. Lima Lima raised her trunk into the air showing the keepers where to look and as the keepers looked around they saw a leopard in the tree near Lima Lima’s stockade. The leopard seemed to be very relaxed and not fussed about all the upset that it had caused. The keepers could also hear Hyenas calling around the springs. All in all this made for a very noisy and stressful night keeping the keepers and the orphans on alert until dawn. Hyenas are always lazy to hunt, waiting for other bog cats to hunt for them.
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