The Dog Days Of Summer

In the US, today marks the beginning of what is known as the “Dog Days Of Summer.” But the term has nothing to do with dogs. Rather, it’s a reference to the fact that, during this time, the sun is in the same area of the sky as Sirius –…...

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Can You Guess Guillermina’s Weight?

You may have noticed that Guillermina is a chunky girl; it’s hard not to spot, especially when she’s standing near any of the other elephants. It’s clear that she has quite a bit of weight to lose and, though she’s begun to get a tiny bit smaller, it will be…...

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EleFact Friday: Supplementing Food

A few weeks ago, we put out a call to action to raise funds for hay to supplement the diets of the sanctuary elephants and many of you showed up and supported us. In addition to the kind donations, we received a number of questions about the diets and needs…...

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Pocha Lets Guille Find Her Place

Both Guillermina and Pocha have been developing a friendship with Maia that is charming and, for the most part, relaxed. A few days ago, the three ladies were sharing the yards near the barn and had access to Yard 4. Sometimes all three of them would stand together, and other…...

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Happy International Mud Day!

Today is International Mud Day – but we can’t limit the celebration of mud to only one day here at Global Sanctuary for Elephants. Whether the dogs are running down a muddy road, Lady is cooling off with a mud bath, Maia is taking a mud pile nap, or all…...

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A Very Relaxed Hangout

Pocha and Guillermina have become much more relaxed around the other girls in the past few weeks. This short video shows the two of them spending time with the “Powerpuff Girls” in a group, and everyone has a nice, easy energy about them. You can see Rana, Mara, and Bambi…...

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