Bona

Remembering her 2nd Birthday

Remembering the days Bona turned 2. We made her a fruit “cake” in the shape of the two. She lapped it up in under 5 minutes.

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Curiousity…

Bona in the early days was always curious on what her then surrogate mother Aswita was eating. Bona learnt a lot from Aswita on how to handle and break down palm leaves to munch on…

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Wake up to This…

Could you wake up to this ever day? I did for 7 months bottle feeding the beautiful Bona every day…

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Delicious Treats

Bona transitioned from milk supplements to eating tasty treats very well with the help of her surrogate mother Aswita. Looks like she is enjoying wrapping her tongue around that tastly palm frond.

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She LOVES It!

I spent 7 months hand raising Bona and during those months I tried my darndest to implement a system for the two local (carers) mahouts so they could help with the daily milk feeds in the event of my absence when I needed to be back in the city. I succeeded in convincing one carer to provide regular feeds in that time but the second carer was a little more stubborn. It wasn’t until towards the end of the seven months that the second carer participated in a milk feed one afternoon.

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Visitor in the Night

Morning, Day or Night it was whenever Bona was Hungry that she would wake me demanding to be fed.

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Sights and Sounds of ECC Seblat Bengkulu

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Curious Little Bona

Gorgeous little Bona tries to get a taste of what Aswita her surrogate mother is munching on. One of my favourite photos of this whole campaign.

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Sunrise with Elephants

This was my morning view for 7 whole months bottle feeding baby Bona. Most mornings she would knock on my cabin door at 5am trying to wake me up so she could get her morning milk. This particular morning she never came knocking but I found her in front of my cabin munching on the grass in the field. I think this was the signal of change for her feeding habits.

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Hairy Legs

Too cute! Bona munches on a selection of fruit. Take a look at those hairy legs. Took this photo before Bona could learn to kick out with her hind legs.

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