Farm Stories (10)
A little background information on some of the animals at the Forever Safe Farm.
It is with great pleasure that we introduce Zimbabwe, better known as Zimmy. This special little zebra found his way to Forever Safe Farm by way of a zebra breeding program that would have preferred a female baby. Male zebras tend to dominate their harem of lady zebras with little tolerance of other males…including their male offspring. It would have been a matter of time before Zimmy would be hurt due to the efforts of his father to cast him out of the herd. It is our job to make him feel welcome and content…a job we take very seriously here at FSF.
His name tells a story of a forgotten land that has witnessed the decimation of the zebra and other wildlife population. Economic woes as well as poaching and hunting for fun have dwindled the number of zebras in his ancestral land. If not by poaching the massive deforestation of this land would have diminished the number of zebras over time. It is with honor that we will care for him. Upon his arrival we had visions of a sweet loving little baby zebra but Zimmy had other ideas...