The difference even a day makes

Although Ramba’s time at sanctuary was short, it meant everything. Imagine living for decades without seeing another of your species. We can’t know what Ramba was thinking or feeling over her years in captivity, but it is very likely that she felt truly, utterly alone at times. Yet Ramba had…...

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Mara Lying Down in the Morning

Update on Mara from Friday evening:...

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Cute elephant tushes

    We’re back for EleFACT Friday! Last week, we talked about elephant tusks. But have you heard of elephant tushes? It’s not what you think! Female Asian Elephants don’t have tusks, they have tushes, which are little tusks that seldom protrude more than an inch or two from the…...

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Lady’s New Oil

Lady has continued to prefer hanging out near the barn in Yards 1, 2, & 3 and enjoy her daily foot soaks in the jacuzzi. Our veterinarian team regularly changes her foot care routine as they see how she responds to various treatments. Since her arrival, her left front leg…...

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Carnaval in Mendoza

Carnaval (or Carnival), frequently celebrated as Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday in English-speaking countries, is a huge celebration annually in South America – especially Brazil. Karissa and Chrissy are continuing to look for ways to enrich and enhance the lives of the #Mendoza4 while training them in behaviors needed to…...

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Morning With the Three Ladies

One recent morning, we were surprised to see Mara, Bambi, and Rana all at the barn. We haven’t seen all three at the barn in the morning in months. It was a produce delivery day, so they picked a great day to be near the barn....

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