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EleFact Friday: Supplementing Food

A few weeks ago, we put out a call to action to raise funds for hay to supplement the diets of the sanctuary elephants and many of you showed up and supported us. In addition to the kind donations, we received a number of questions about the diets and needs…...

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Pocha Lets Guille Find Her Place

Both Guillermina and Pocha have been developing a friendship with Maia that is charming and, for the most part, relaxed. A few days ago, the three ladies were sharing the yards near the barn and had access to Yard 4. Sometimes all three of them would stand together, and other…...

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Happy International Mud Day!

Today is International Mud Day – but we can’t limit the celebration of mud to only one day here at Global Sanctuary for Elephants. Whether the dogs are running down a muddy road, Lady is cooling off with a mud bath, Maia is taking a mud pile nap, or all…...

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A Very Relaxed Hangout

Pocha and Guillermina have become much more relaxed around the other girls in the past few weeks. This short video shows the two of them spending time with the “Powerpuff Girls” in a group, and everyone has a nice, easy energy about them. You can see Rana, Mara, and Bambi…...

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Guillermina Shares Snacks With Maia

Guillermina had a teachable moment recently, when she walked away with some of Maia’s hay and received a gentle reprimand. This week, Pocha and Guillermina have been sharing yards with Bambi, Maia, Mara, and Rana –     so Guille now has opportunities to show the new social skills that…...

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Pocha is Excited… Then Not

Every evening at night feed, Pocha and Guillermina make a huge racket. Sometimes when they are finished, the “Powerpuff Girls” will respond from somewhere out in Yard 4. If the others are nearby, Pocha gets really excited and runs from the barn and toward the larger yard, where she knows…...

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