Guida’s Feet Problems

Here at sanctuary we are often fighting an uphill battle when it comes to caring for our elephants. We often receive beings that are severely compromised, both physically and emotionally, from a lifetime that hasn’t met their basic needs as a species....

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Maia- Our Sensitive One

The girls continue to do well as they adjust to their new life. Maia is proving to be our sensitive one: big, beautiful and allowing herself to be vulnerable. Being vulnerable is something she will need in order to truly heal from a lifetime that was everything but nice to…...

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Guida- Miss Independent

This is beautiful Guida, and for us, the joy is almost not being able to see her. For them, this will be the first time since they were taken from the wild that they have the ability to get lost in nature....

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Night Filled with Chatter

Last night was the first night that Maia and Guida have spent together, off chains, in decades. Scott and I are sleeping at the barn right now so we can tell you, it was a night full of talking, talking, talking, talking....

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First Day Off Chains and in Nature

Earlier this morning we let the girls in with each other after having them separated for the night....

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Maia & Guida’s first night at sanctuary

We have yet to look at the videos or see any of the comments but we are thankful to Cassia who was able to use her notebook and go live on Facebook with video of the girls getting here (which you can see without belonging to Facebook.)...

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