September 22, 2001, here is Twixi deciding whether or not it's time to nurse
her fourth known litter.
made up her mind, here she is nursing the babies.
close-up shot of the above. At least one baby can be seen.
is a picture of the babies, Donna and
Robert, about 1 day old. As shown, they're
about the size of my thumb.
genetically wild, Twixi is calm enough that she will accept hand-fed lettuce
even while nursing. This is a far cry from her original state, where she coulds
not even be handled without human hand protection, such as the infamous oven