GLOBAL SANCTUARY FOR ELEPHANTS

Be a part of giving captive elephants in Latin America a second chance. A beautiful life at our first sanctuary,  Elephant Sanctuary Brazil.

The Crisis Facing Elephants and How We Are Helping

BUILDING  ∙  RESCUING  ∙  REHABILITATING

Mendoza elephants at zoo

THE GLOBAL CRISIS FACING ELEPHANTS

Thousands of captive elephants in zoos and circuses around the world are suffering. Year after year of isolation…Read More

Guida, Scott and Kat

OVER 40 COMBINED YEARS OF ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE

CEO and Co-founder Scott Blais carries a lifetime of experience, working both with and for captive elephants… Read More

Maia and Guida

OUR PILOT PROJECT: ELEPHANT SANCTUARY BRAZIL

Because we are committed to identifying opportunities where we can have the greatest impact… Read More

Meet Our Elephants!

Whether you respect Maia’s vulnerability or adore how Rana has embraced all that sanctuary offers, you can provide them with extra support. Become their Ele-Guardian or buy them a special gift from the Wishlist.

Rana

Rana is one of those elephants that seems like an old soul; she takes in everything, adjusts to other’s needs and has begun to trust.

Their Life ∙ Their Home ∙ Their Healing ∙ Our Responsibility

Help Elephants

The Mendoza Asian elephants at Mendoza Zoo

How you can help change the Mendoza4 elephants’ lives…

Their chance to leave the zoo and change their life is one in a million. The zoo has agreed to send them to sanctuary but their new home needs to be constructed before we can rescue them.

Blog Posts & News

RECENT BLOG POSTS

Rana Crosses the Creek

  Although Rana has been here for months and loves to explore, she had yet to cross over the creek. This isn’t something we were pushing. Aside from allowing elephants…

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Elephant Fences Are Going Up!

Elephant fences are going up in the African habitat!! We had our first concrete delivery in African for the fence line, and it’s a beautiful sight. Kenya will hopefully be…

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Rana Is Progressing Nicely with Her Training

Rana is progressing at a very nice pace with the training needed to provide her with the proper care. Decades of circus life takes a toll on the body, and…

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**NEW**  RANA RESCUE TEES & MORE!

This collection is filled with gear that sports Miss Rana Bug and celebrates her rescue to sanctuary. Maia & Guida have a collection, too, and more!

Display your love of elephants and your desire for elephants to live a life of dignity in sanctuary. These items can act as a conversation starter to help educate others about the impact captivity has on such intelligent beings and why sanctuary is their solution. They can also be worn simply to bring joy to your own day.

More colors and styles available!

SHOW YOU CARE WITH WHAT YOU WEAR!