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A Lazy Grazing Day

Some days are zooming kind of days, and others are lazy grazing days. Today is the latter. It’s a bit misty and rainy, and all three girls are not motivated to do much else than be. And, of course, that’s all good with us. They’re so sleepy that Maia took…...

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Ramba and Rana On the Move

This video is two in one and shows how fast Ramba is. Someone asked yesterday if elephants ever really ‘raced’ anywhere, and the answer is yes with African elephants, holy cow, absolutely. Asian elephants, not at the same speed, but they are fast when they want to be. Ramba hasn’t…...

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Be a Little Elephant. Live In the Now.

The lovely Ramba continues to do wonderfully. Her relationships with Maia and Rana are going well. Although Rana has always been an explorer, she’s had to up her game and speed a bit to hang out with her new friend. We even saw a little bit of a punk side…...

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“Eating Someone’s Head” Behavior

So……when we refer to Maia ‘eating someone’s head’, this is what we’re talking about. It is not an uncommon behavior for Asian elephants- it can be playful, demonstrative, and everywhere in between. Maia doesn’t actually bite during this behavior, although we refer to it as ‘eating,’ she just has her…...

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A Quite Sweet Relationship Shift Between Rana and Ramba

We saw a shift in the relationship between Ramba and Rana the other day, and it was quite sweet. All three girls had access to the full habitat. They were going back and forth, hanging out and grazing for a bit, then meandering somewhere else. At one point, Ramba met…...

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Mendoza4 Zoo Elephants Update

For some of you, this story and these elephants will be new; for others, you already know and love them, so forgive the repeats. These four lovely elephants are affectionately known as the Mendoza4. They live at the Mendoza Zoo in Argentina, but the zoo agreed to send them to…...

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