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Taronga Zoo Blog

Wednesday 22nd July 2009
We weighed the calf and he's now 116 kilos. So he's putting on around a kilo a day!
Friday 17th July 2009
The calf's getting more and more independent and is starting to spend time on his own in the top paddock.
Thursday 16th July 2009
He's loving his custom made baby elephant pool, which was cut down from a big plastic tank.
Wednesday 15th July 2009
He was weighed again today after a little hike in the lower paddock with his mum and Aunty Tang Mo, keeping up really well.
Tuesday 14th July 2009
The calf's already been out exploring both paddocks and it seems his favourite thing to do is play in the dirt.
Monday 13th July 2009
Our little calf is becoming more adventurous every day and is spending lots of time in the top paddock now.
Sunday 12th July 2009
We weighed the calf again today and he's now 100 kilos. That?s four kilos he's put on in under a week!
Saturday 11th July 2009
The calf, mum and aunty Tang Mo explored the top paddock for the first time with us keepers this morning.
Friday 10th July 2009
This morning we took the calf out for another walk in the lower paddock.
Friday 10th July 2009
Thong Dee is having a bath, so the calf is having a bath by default too!