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Holding On To Hope For Pelusa

In the interest of making sure we share all of Pelusa at her zoo in Argentina, we wanted to share a full body photo. It’s much easier to focus on their face and the emotion that is found there, but when we talk about having to assess her ability to…...

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Pelusa: The Reality of Decades of a Life in Captivity

I (Kat) am in La Plata Zoo, in Argentina, with Pelusa and Scott is left behind at the sanctuary to take care of Maia and Guida, along with all of our chickens, ducks, dogs, cats and tapirs (we have two new ones and will post about them later). We came…...

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Ramba’s Airfare Campaign Has Begun

  Thank you to all of you who gave and shared for Ramba on  #GivingTuesday. We raised just a hair shy of $30,000 and won a $2500 prize so far.   This fundraiser, to pay for her transport to sanctuary, will continue on until January 3rd. There are several more challenges we think…...

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Ramba: Hopefully Fate Is On Her Side This Time

  Today is the first day of our fundraiser to bring Ramba to sanctuary. We are focusing our fundraising efforts on Nov 28th, but donations are now open- for those who have been asking.  https://www.crowdrise.com/global-sanctuary-for-elephants  Ramba’s story is a little tough because once we drove away from the circus lot, everyone involved…...

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Maia and Guida: Happy Elephants Coming And Going

Not sure what it is about elephant butts, but they are adorable. Maia and Guida continue to do incredibly well. They are mellow, smiley and silly. This morning Maia, on her way out, stopped and lazily put her foot up on the gate. Scott went over to pet and touch…...

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Ramba’s Journey From Circus to Sanctuary

For those who may not know Ramba’s story, we will share a bit of it leading up to the fundraiser starting November 21st, for her rescue to sanctuary. https://www.crowdrise.com/global-sanctuary-for-elephants/ Ramba is one of the easiest elephants we’ve ever met, but her life has been anything but. She was a circus elephant…...

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