Silly and Sweet Rana Wants Breakfast Now

The annex at the back of Yard 4 that we finished in back in October of last year is used quite often these days. It has two chutes, so it is a good way for us to check out the elephants and make sure they are doing well.  In this…...

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Bambi Eases Back Into the Fold

After our last report of a shift in energy among Bambi, Mara, and Rana, things seem back to normal, for the most part. Bambi decided to take some time to herself, and it appeared as though Mara eventually began trying to encourage Bambi to join her and Rana again. It’s…...

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Jorgie, Milo, and Sally Are In Search Of Treats and Scratches

Our resident goats, Jorgie and Sally, and Milo the lamb love to greet Scott when he returns from a trip to the habitat.  They get excited when they see the 4-wheeler because, once a day, it returns with some of Alma’s favorite browse – primarily branches that have been cut…...

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Caught On Wildlife Camera!

Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is located within the Cerrado Biome – the second largest in the country. The flora and fauna of the region are spectacular, and we have been interested in learning more about the native species since we first began building here. The cerrado is reported to be home…...

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EleFact Friday: Are Elephant Feet and Human Feet So Different?

For this week’s EleFACT, we want to share a little more detail on a topic we often talk about: elephant feet. More specifically, we are looking at what the feet of an elephant have in common with our own human feet. For years, researchers have compared the morphology of feet…...

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Building a Sanctuary: It Takes More Than Love

Last month, Scott was asked to write a guest blog for the World Elephant Alliance about the joys and challenges of building a sanctuary. We often get questions about how to begin the process of creating a rescue organization and, while the effort should be applauded, the realities of starting…...

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