When the operator gives him his bottle full of milk, little Bondeni tried to eat all by himself
The story we want to tell you today is about Bondeni, a wonderful baby elephant became famous on the internet for a hilarious and sweet scene in which he became the protagonist. While the volunteers of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust of Nairobi were feeding him and his fellows, he tried to hold his bottle alone. The video in a few hours went viral all over the world.
The story of this beautiful elephant begins in 2019, when volunteers from the Nairobi Animal Rehabilitation Center found him while wandered alone in a city that borders the Chyulu Hills. The legs of the elephant were covered with wounds for walking near the lava fields. They took him to central camp headquarters in Kaluku, where they took care of Bondeni until he finally recovered.
The caretakers of the structure have cared for and loved little Bondeni from the first day. And every day they took care of giving him also from to eat. Feeding time came every three hours, and most of the time, the men poured milk into grown-ups baby bottle.
In most cases, the keepers also help the elephants to support the weight of the bottles, but in some cases the animals are like that. independent to provide for yourself.
Bondeni tries to eat alone, but the result is very exhilarating
Perhaps, seeing more specimens experts, even the puppy decided to try to feed himself.
In the video you can see the little pachyderm carrying his personal bottle to his mouth e he holds it with his trunk. After a few seconds, however, the bottle falls inexorably. Too heavy the bottle and his trunk too short.
Later, the volunteer picked up the bottle and brought it back to her mouth this time helping him to support it.
Bondeni is by no means the only elephant that the operators of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust they saved. In their history they saved the life of at least 160 of these wonderful endangered animals.
Their job is highly appreciated not only in Kenya where they operate, but worldwide. If you want to take a look, just visit their website or page Instagram.