EleFact Friday: Seismic Vibes

On previous EleFact Fridays we’ve discussed how elephants can communicate via vibrations that they feel in their feet. Today’s EleFact takes that idea a little further and looks at whether elephants can be located by scientists not just by their vocalizations, but also by these seismic waves. ...

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Guillermina is Patient During Bambi’s Treatments

Guillermina had a day recently when she seemed like her old enthusiastic self – like she was going to steamroll everybody and try to share their food. But she got a few fence posts away from the other girls and just stopped. Scott put her breakfast a few meters from…...

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Mara Crosses the Creek

Early in the morning, we found Mara and Rana grazing on the north side of Yard 4 across the creek, near where Ramba is buried. They had treatment along the fence and then breakfast, afterwards choosing to spend the entire day in that area. ...

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Maia Calls To Bambi

In this video, Maia is at the fence in Yard 5. She was making big rumbles, calling for Bambi to come join her. (If you look closely at her forehead, you can see that it vibrates when she rumbles.) Bambi emerges from the bushes, taking her time to get to…...

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Why is Guillermina Squeaking?

Around breakfast time, Scott was looking for Guillermina to give her food, and she was nowhere to be found. He eventually spotted her by the water trough in Yard 4 and she followed him on his 4-wheeler along the fence and into Yard 5. She was very quick – almost…...

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Sunday Smile: Memory of Lady Going Swimming

We wanted to round out our tributes to Lady this week by celebrating her love of the wild parts of sanctuary. This video was taken in some of her earliest days at sanctuary. We knew she loved water; she was constantly splashing in mud wallows and the water trough. But…...

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