Blogs

Up Close With Rana

Brief live video, up close with Rana in the barn this morning. She’s cute and enjoying her morning palms. ❤️ April 3, 2020...

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A Day Spent Grazing Near Her Old Friend

Rana spent all of yesterday grazing near Ramba’s grave in Yard 4. The office is on a hill with a bit of an overlook, and from the porch (Scott’s favorite place for morning coffee), you can see Ramba’s grave. We aren’t sure when Rana headed that way, but she was…...

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The Next Step for Lady: Footwork Tools

There are a handful of tools used to work on an elephant’s foot – like a rasp, a hoof knife (not as scary as it sounds!), and a router. These are mostly farrier tools, meant for horse hooves, that work well on the nails and pads of an elephant’s feet.…...

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Video Update on Mara and Sanctuary Life

Live video update on Mara & Sanctuary life with Kat, Scott, Lady & brief cameos from Maia and Bugsy (the dog). Mara’s trip is temporarily on hold. It has become clear that the safest option is to postpone Mara’s trip for a short while until things settle down. Like many…...

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Maia’s Dinner

We like to make sure each of our elephant residents receives equal time in the limelight because they are all equally perfect. And we know everyone has an elephant they resonate more with. It’s always a bit of a challenge to write regular posts about Maia because, well, she’s Maia.…...

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Update on Rana’s Eye

It’s been a while since we’ve done an update on Rana’s eye. It is showing substantial but slow improvement. For those who don’t know, Rana developed a papilloma on her left eyelid several months ago. It’s the “white thing” near her eye that is noticeable in many photos (you can…...

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