Waking to the truth later can still bring great change

Written by Anonymous I wish I can tell you that one look at an elephant at a zoo made me want a better life for all elephants. It did not start out that way for me...

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The News You and Elephants Have Been Waiting For

We are extremely excited to be able to announce the property we hope will be the home of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, with your help....

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What is it that makes sanctuary so healing for elephants? Guest Blog

Sanctuary is still captivity.  There are still fences and elephants being managed.  So what is the critical factor that allows the astonishing transformations we see?  Read Scott’s guest blog here....

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Ramba: Elephant Update April 2015

For those of you who love and care for Ramba, we figured we would give you a little update on how she is doing....

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What Brazil’s View on Captive Animals Means for Elephants and Sanctuary

Free Zé Colmeia! (“Free Yogi Bear”) Allegations of poor facilities in Rio Zoo (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) rekindle the old debate about whether to expose animals to the public or keep them isolated in sanctuaries....

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What Elephants Can Teach Us About Forgiveness

In one way or another, all captive elephants have suffered at the hands of humans. And while humans are starting to understand more and the mentality of keepers is changing, most elephants alive today were handled with the old school, good ole’ boys club, mentality of managing elephants. Many have…...

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