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 Post subject: Why did the chicken cross the road at Karoo NP?
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Just love this story.............. :thumbs_up:

Karoo National Park's feathery friends

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 Post subject: Re: Why did the chicken cross the road at Karoo NP?
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Awww so sweet :k :k

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 Post subject: Re: Why did the chicken cross the road at Karoo NP?
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This little chick called Brandy who was found at Brandewyngat is cute.
Nice South-African story from the Karoo.

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 Post subject: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Hello 'mites

Meet Karoo National Park’s Brandy, the ostrich chick and her “feathery feeding friend”.
While driving through the Park about two weeks ago, Park Manager Nico van der Walt came across a two-week-old ostrich roaming around the vast nearly-100 000 hectare land, all on its own. With not much chance of survival surrounded by the numerous predators in the Park, van der Walt decided to rear the little chick in his back garden until she was big enough to fend for herself.

However, the dilemma of having to teach little “Brandy”, named after the area she was found in – Brandewyngat – how to feed itself, emerged. The Park’s staff put their heads together, and decided to bring in a feathered friend to show her the ropes. A local chicken farmer, Benni Arnoldi’s help was sought, and he provided the chicken as “tutor” to Brandy.

Now, two weeks later, Brandy’s pecking up a storm and drinking water from a bowl like a pro. Van der Walt reckons that at this rate, Brandy will shortly be waist-high and ready to be released back into the Park, where she’ll then be able to fend for herself.

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Aw sweet. Does he get to keep any eggs the hen lays?

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Lovely story :clap:
Lets hope Brandy goes from strength to strength

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Awwwwww that is so sweet hope the little chick grows up to be super strong and healthy :)

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Brandy is so sweet! I sincerely hope that he grows up to be a strong, big Ostrich! :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Love Brandy, now they just need to convince Brandy she is an ostrich rather than a chicken!

I wish Brandy all the best to become a big grown up ostrich.


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Now I am really smiling :D

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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Love Brandy, now they just need to convince Brandy she is an ostrich rather than a chicken!

I wish Brandy all the best to become a big grown up ostrich.


LOL shame Poor Brandy LOL

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 Post subject: Re: Meet Brandy the ostrich
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awww, so sweet story. :D :thumbs_up:

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