The six-day-old pygmy hippo calf is filling the time of his doting carers after being rejected by his mother at birth. The 11lb baby was born last Thursday, 29 Mar at a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa and requires round-the-clock care.
"Send me a picture when you get there, okay? This can't be real!" "Haha, I will, I promise. I love you." They kissed & he left. About an hour later she got a text 'Hey beautiful. Just got here. The studio is huge & this is the guy I'm working with. Already have my headphones set up, can't wait until you get here. I love you & I hope to see you here tomorrow!' He sent a picture of himself with his co-worker. He looked buzzed to be there, & his co-worker also seemed like a nice guy.