says Bianca van Zyl, is so "special" but she honestly cannot believe
the response to her short video clip of the kudu after it was originally posted to Facebook.
It shows Bianca feeding and
cuddling the princely kudu on a farm in Modimolle, formerly
Nylstroom, near the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif in Limpopo
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She says he was sold on their 7th
Prestige Auction in July 2019, to "a close friend from Kimberley - you can
imagine the 'chase' after this special animal".
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"We decided not to move him
until it’s a bit warmer. Will probably move him in the next month or so, a day
that I'm really not looking forward to."
Bianca says she became very close
with Bok and have a daily ritual that consists of "kisses, lemons, naartjies
and sometimes drinking Coca-Cola.
"He loves being scratched
and loves human attention. He actually believes he is one of us - he is in
another camp with other game but he doesn't even mingle with them. Only wants
to be in human company. I have introduced Bok to my son, Bihan, as you can see
on the photo, Bok was so gentle with him and the two "clicked"
Bianca who works on Castle de
Wildt where the Kudu is kept says, "I'm truly blessed to be surrounded by
all the beautiful animals on a daily basis. But I must admit, Bok made a huge
impact on me and I will miss him dearly."
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She admits she is still trying to
convince his new owner to rather let him stay on the farm.
"I think I enjoy him more
than he does his oranges."
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