We all know that dinnertime is important to Mara – and she and Bambi (and sometimes Rana) trek to the barn for their evening meal. Before a recent feeding, Scott went out to see if the girls were headed toward the barn and found all three together and on their way.
This video shows each girl’s personality: Mara is on a mission to get to her chute to be fed, Bambi is just behind but getting occasionally distracted by exciting things to smell or touch, and Rana is following along to follow along. You can also notice that Mara is throwing dust to keep the bugs at bay. She dislikes them more than most, and dinnertime is at dusk – prime time for bugs.
This might be the first time that you have seen Mara’s uneven gait as she walks. She has an old injury on her right front wrist that occurred when she was about 5 years old and it causes her to lilt a bit. This is nothing new or abnormal for her; her ankle bends and is never 100% straight.
Mara is in the front (as expected), with Bambi and Rana following