Blogs

A DInner Party for Four

All four elephants unexpectedly ate dinner together recently. Shirlei went out to feed and found Rana and Mara first, near the 5A water trough. She fed both of them near where they were. As she was dropping off their dinners, Maia came through the training square, presumably looking for her…...

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Hanging Out Together

Mara and Rana have been having their share of “lazy days” recently. They seem not to want to take more than 30 steps at a time, and they end up staying in a smaller area for a portion of the day. It seems to be associated with being closer to…...

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Quiet Mellow Days

We have been enjoying observing everyone’s quiet, mellow days lately, which are typical for this time of year. Lady is spending lots of time in “her” bushes this week, although she went to the back of Yard 4 this afternoon. From the cameras, we know that Maia, Rana, and Mara…...

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A Mischievous Lady

Lady has been spending more time in Yard 5 lately. It’s another larger area for her to explore, and although she sometimes races right in, she doesn’t stay away as long as when she is in Yard 4. One recent afternoon, Scott was bringing Lady into Yard 5 for dinner,…...

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World Elephant Day 2020

World Elephant Day was created in 2011 as a day to honor elephants, spread awareness about the critical threats they are facing, and support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival. We’ve done a post every year, but it’s a little strange to think about what World Elephant Day…...

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Like The Dog Days of Summer

In the Northern Hemisphere, many people refer to the end of summer as the “dog days of summer.” It’s the time of year when the days are hot, sultry, and long. The expression is originally an astrology reference that dates back to ancient Rome & Greece. Even though our location…...

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