Calf Tries the Mud Wallow
Thursday 9th July 2009

We took them outside for a walk just now and the adventurous calf ran towards to Aunty Porntip who accidentally bumped the little fellow, making him fall over.

He squeaked and all the aunties immediately rushed to help by trying to pick him up and pet him,  checking him from head to foot with their trunks to make sure he was ok.

He’s now starting to run and although he’s a little awkward, he’s got great control.

While they were outside, a shower of rain came through and on the way back to barn,  they stopped off for a mud wallow bath.

The calf stood on the edge of the wallow and got lots of mud splattered on him.

He seemed to enjoy it, moving around and wiggling his little body.

When they got back to the barn, he crashed out for a sleep straight away.

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