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, 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


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

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

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

  4. OMG!!! So cute!

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

  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!

  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?

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

  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 :)

  9. He certainly does look happy.

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

  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

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

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

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

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

  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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