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Archive for September, 2015

Good day for a swim!

It’s been hot lately, even though fall is on it’s way, and the Curlies are always keen on finding ways to relieve themselves – naturally!

Curlies from Jacks Tank 9-15-2015 133Several times a day, when the heat soars, moms, babies and the stallion too will all wade out into the big tank to cool down for a bit.

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Its a smart thing to do, and we all know Curlies are smart!

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In fact, they often even lie down and roll in the mud along the bank. The coating of mud that sticks to their bodies provides an all organic, natural insect barrier.

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Really smart! And all this water action gets the babies accustomed to walking and even swimming in water. Curlies from Jacks Tank 9-15-2015 165Some paw and slash the water up underneath their bellies, which gets rid of the flies in a hurry! And they come out refreshed!

Curlies from Jacks Tank 9-15-2015 151Hope you enjoyed this peek into what our herd is doing to keep their cool! Have a great day! 

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