|Koru back-riding on Nikita - 7th July 2019|
Koru is very smart and independent. When she was with Nikita and Sasha came uncomfortably close, she did not wait for Nikita to do something but immediately rushed up the tree onto to a thin branch where Sasha couldn't follow.
|Koru - 12th July 2019|
Nikita's other baby has yet to be seen. It's quite possible this baby is with its father or hiding elsewhere, but it's also possible that the little one suffered some mishap. The fact that ringtails have two (and sometimes three) babies at a time indicates that they have a fairly high mortality rate.
In other news, a young male brushtail was also seen recently. This brushtail is about the size that Sahsa's previous baby Zak would now be, but is most likely to be the offspring of some neighbouring possum looking for a new territory.
"Koru" means a piece of jewellery in Finnish.ReplyDelete
I like that. :) Koru's great grandmother (I think) was named Ruby, so that would be fitting.Delete