As time passes and the weather stays cold and damp, the ABR yearlings are doing a lot of snoozing and resting. For example, here are the Christmas Yearlings, napping in the underbrush, where they spent 18 hours a couple of days ago. Occasionally they would wake up briefly to lazily bat the paw of one of their siblings, but then drift off to sleep again.
While they slept, some freeloading local wildlife took advantage of the peanuts that were scattered about.
In the wee hours of the morning they wandered into the Acclimation Pen.
Two of the yearlings went up to the resting platform for a while.
CranBeary assumed the “loaf” position.
Nettles foraged after dark. The fur on her front legs is growing back.
After foraging, Nettles went back up her tree and slept for the rest of the day.
More local wildlife came into the pen for peanuts.
Bluejays and Woodpeckers also like the peanuts!
The wildlife that is lucky enough to live in the ABR territory really take advantage of the free food!