Meeting Chizi


I finally met Chizi! What an experience. It was the most surreal moment of my life. The Park Rangers and the Saxon family introduced him to me on Thursday. He was a little shy in the beginning, but after he sniffed me a couple of times he relaxed and warmed up to me. I got to bottle feed him his daily ten liters of milk and touch him. After I fed him, he was very tired and took a midday nap just like a baby. His skin is very rough and cracked like an old suitcase; however, the skin around his eyes and mouth are very soft and spongey like velvet