Friday, January 6, 2012

Baby Warthog

On New Year's Day,we aquired a new member of the family....Jess brought home a orphaned baby warthog from a friend's game farm...




The day of his arrival....





Minki takes him under her vigilant care...





Why do you want me to eat grass??

I want my bottle!





Do we all have to go down on our knees when we eat now???





"I may be small but I can keep four guineas at bay!!!"

The guineas inspect every strange, new animal on the farm....






Yeah,yeah...like that!!

I won't let them stalk me from behind!







"'Come on,give it your best shot!"








In just a week,he went from completely wild to completely in love with Jess!






This pic was taken today...after five days he is completely at home ....


The End



18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous photos and so cute. Watch out for those tusks though when they start to grow :) Diane

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  2. oh, the adventures you continue to have there!!! so cute!!!

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  3. AWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!! How big is he going to get?!

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  4. OMG!!! So cute!

    What an experience your children are having....priceless! Enjoying your blog! :)

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  5. What a lucky little fella! Jess has got to have that way about her. I think she will be his forever!
    Great shots Liesl!

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  6. He's so ugly that he's cute! How well will he fit in with the other animals, or do you intend to reintroduce him to the wild?

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  7. That is just tooo cute. They certainly seem to have taken to each other. :))

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  8. Hi Liesl...that is the cutest little fellow I have seen in a long time. How sweet that he's fallen in love with your daughter! What a special life you live over there in Africa and what a wonderful way for your children to grow up. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Maura :)

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  9. He certainly does look happy.

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  10. Now that....is one lucky warthog! Who else would think he is cute but your Jess......

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  11. Hi Liesl .. great photos .. I love warthogs = my favourite creatures from SA! Such fun ..

    Fantastic to see - thanks for sharing with us .. cheers Hilary

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  12. Looks like he's knows a good home when he sees it.

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  13. hehe lovely ... I so want a baby Warthog too .... have you given him a name yet?

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  14. That last picture is priceless. The little guy knows he is loved and feels safe. You can just tell. Good for Jess.

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  15. Such a charming baby! Just visiting your blog and so enjoyable

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  16. I'm just catching up on your blog ... I get it now through RSS feed. What an adorable little addition to your farm! Love the picture of them snuggling.

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