A page and a half of flickr photos but it's all one walk. Pua has loads of energy.
Looks like we will be waiting another month plus+ a bit for a man. There are no males available in the states right now. So we will need to import a male from Guyana for Pua like we did her. That's not a bad thing.
A study was done that tied Tamanduas with monkeys as number one most commonly killed as a nuisance animal. Most are available June and July because they are at the age they leave mom and get into trouble. They can be worthless and dead or a price put on them to keep them alive. It's also regulated trade under CITES as they are a CITES II animal. They limit numbers that can be exported to ensure it wont impact the wild population. And for the record the importer only deals with people that have a USDA license, which we do.
This is where we run into problems right now. The yearly limits are issued mid September so we are at the end of the year and likely at the limit allowed. So we must wait till September :( Females do cycle every month so some kids happen year round. So we wait for September then for a fellow to find his way to us.
On the plus side Pua is doing great now. Was great to see her really running again and happy tail too. So she will be okay for another month, thanks to that grief remedy. It is disappointing though.
Today we jog
Picking up speed
Tail is gaining altitude
We have full happy tail
Video - Run Pua Run
Zooming down a hill
Still moving pretty good
She had lots of energy to burn
Heading down the road to the next trail
Having finaly burnt off some energy...
Maybe something up higher
Pua's ear ring
This cave is to small for napping in
Nothing in this tree
She traded the cobweb for moss
Anteaters have no interest in slugs
Pua investigates a tree
Straddling a tree
Darn no mud
Exploring the dry creek bed
Pua in the "jungle"
Sitting in another tree
Checking out a limb
Relaxing on the ride home
Happy but tired
One claw down the other still need to go
Takes awhile to work them back. She doesn't like the file. The smaller one's I can trim but nervous of hitting the quick.
Hyzzie "cooperating" with photo time
I rearranged my room some and put two dressers behind the bed. Hyzzie likes this arrangement.
I'm gonna cry
Hyzzie on the dressers
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