Tipping the Scales At 116 Kilos!
Wednesday 22nd July 2009

We weighed the calf and he's now 116 kilos. So he's putting on around a kilo a day!

He's beginning to develop more of a regular schedule, spending a lot more time outside in the paddocks.

Just like any newborn, he's very curious and likes to investigate everything with his trunk, feet and face.

Aunty Porntip, who's the matriarch of the herd, is spending more time with the calf . It's lovely watching their bond develop as she was a little reserved initially about the new addition to the family.

Today Porntip was standing next to the calf and decided that she wanted to give him kisses. She reached out with her trunk and kissed him all over his bottom.

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