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Mara and Rana’s First Touches

The video is from yesterday, but we had many many requests to see Mara and Rana’s first touches, and also when the gate was opened up between Rana and Mara. We will work on trying to get the other video done today as well. The videos are on the long…...

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Sunday Morning With Mara and Rana

Good morning. It’s a nice lazy, sleepy morning with Rana and Mara. After a night of chatter and touching the girls could use a nap.  😉 Everyone is doing well at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and the plan is to let Maia into an adjoining yard later today. There will be a…...

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Rana Expresses Her Joy to Mara

Volume up but maybe not too loud. 😉 OK, so here is the first of the videos that Scott promised you. I will preface this again with- this is not aggression; this is a level of joy that is so intense Rana does not know how to process it. I…...

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An Exciting Morning With Mara and Rana

This morning we let Rana into Yard 2 so that she could have access to half of the barn. Mara had access to Yard 1 and the other half of the barn. When both of them were in the barn (still separated by a gate and fencing), there was a…...

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Mara’s First Meeting With Rana and Maia!

Mara’s first meeting with Rana and Maia last night was a little unexpected – Rana was by the fence for a while, and Mara wasn’t acknowledging her, even though she was clearly in her line of sight. Mara ended up getting reasonably close before she put her ears out, and…...

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Getting to Know Mara

Mara is still doing very well in her new home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. When the team checked on her at around 10 pm, she was lying down in the same dirt pile in Stall 1 that she laid on when she first arrived. She was in the barn when…...

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