Beware the ides of March

Andreas led a 6th grade field trip to Menagasha today.  They toured the Born Free foundation, a wild animal rescue non-profit that operates in a number of locations around the world.  Here in Ethiopia they run a shelter for exotic animals that have been kept as pets or exhibited for profit.

Somewhere between the lions and the cheetahs, Andreas stepped on this:



Luckily the school always sends a nurse or a doctor along on these trips (this time it was a vet, but that’s close enough). They washed up his foot and sent him home with the thorn branch just in case it has to be tested by a communicable disease lab.  He’s had a tetanus shot, so we figure he’ll be all right.


About lornaofarabia

I am a teacher from Medford, Oregon. I currently live and work in Bangkok, Thailand.
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