Memories of Bambi’s Rescue – From Janna

It has been one exciting year since Bambi joined us here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Her life story has taken twists and turns, as has her time here at sanctuary.  Those of you who read our posts here or follow our social media channels have come into contact with Janna,…...

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Mendoza Update: Guillermina Enters Her Crate

It seems Guillermina is gradually building trust in the processes put into place for her crate training. She has, for the first time, completely entered into the transport crates. This is an exciting step forward, but not quite the final step before their journey to sanctuary. ...

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Video From Ingo: Pocha Models Crate Behavior For Guillermina

In this video from Mendoza, Ingo talks about the philosophy behind the container training process and how Pocha shows Guillermina how it’s done. The video is in Spanish, but has English subtitles. Just click the little [CC] button at the bottom of the video....

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Sunset at the Sanctuary

“When you look away from the sun, everything else is illuminated.”       – Derek DelGaudio, In and Of Itself We just wanted to share a pure, honest moment of life at sanctuary. Here, Mara and Bambi had come to the barn for dinner and a check-up and were…...

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Bambi – The Earliest Days of Our Journey Together

In honor of Bambi’s one-year “re-birthday” here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we wanted to share a bit of her story and celebrate how meaningful her journey has been. From the first moment we saw Bambi, we knew she was special and unique – and she has proven to be all…...

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Like It or Not, It’s Jackfruit Season

This time of year brings an abundant amount of mangoes, but we also get heaps of jackfruit. It can be a divisive type of fruit; it seems that people either love it or they hate it. It has a profoundly sweet aroma that you can smell from 20-yards away, which…...

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