12/16/2011

For a Change--- Camel's Birthday and Her Lunch

Lately, this camel has been popular..... she is turning 36 years old on December 18th and with her joint inflammation, it's hard for her to walk.  She still has healthy appetite,so what the caretaker does is to put the food away from her and makes her walk to it.... so that she moves and uses her muscles.

Average life is 25 years old for camel, it is said.  She is great grand-ma !
Her presence is encouraging senior people and she won special performance award from Japan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

I haven't visited her yet.  Someday.....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkKyAryp1nM

This is the zoo.
http://www2.nogeyama-zoo.org/foreign/pdf/english.pdf

2 comments:

laurie said...

thats amazing!

Yasuko Watanabe said...

compared to her, we are much younger ! lol