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Welcome Home, Mara!!

Mara has arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil after her 1,710-mile journey from Buenos Aires, Argentina (2752km). We are grateful to everyone who has helped to make this happen – especially the EcoParque Buenos Aires, our supporters, and the officials in both Brazil and Argentina who have made an international elephant…...

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Mara and Team Are Very Close!

  Just a quick test of the Live Facebook feed from the Sanctuary taken at about 10:30am Eastern. They should be arriving within the hour. As you can see, the barn is ready for Mara’s arrival. If internet continues to cooperate they will do a Live Facebook Feed when Mara…...

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Mara Is in the Final Stretch Home to Sanctuary!!

We have made it over the last big hurdle. Mara and the team are about to begin the final stretch. We are hoping for an arrival time of around 12noon, Eastern, today, Wednesday. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page because she could arrive earlier or later – that…...

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Update on Mara’s Road Trip and the Girls at the Sanctuary

Mara seems to prefer more frequent stops; so, the caravan will be stopping more often today. During a recent stop, Scott cut some palms, banana leaves and mango branches to try. As you can see, Mara thought her palms were delicious and entertaining! It’s raining heavily at times, but she…...

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Mara’s Move is Going Well!

Facebook Live Monday Evening Dinner break for the caravan. Both Mara and the humans are enjoying dinner in a parking lot of a check station along the way. It’s getting dark, but you can see Mara a little in her crate. She’s drinking water and eating some hay. The current…...

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Mara’s First Stop of the Morning – Sunday

Just a short video to go with Mara’s morning update. The team is at their first stop for the morning and Mara continues to do well. She’s very engaging with her caregivers and continues to ‘talk’ to them. She is eating well, and as is typical, drinking moderately. For those…...

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