Blogs

Late Night Trumpets

On a recent evening at about 8pm, we heard four or five large trumpets coming up the hill from the habitat. Normally, if all is well, they would be followed by a softer trumpet or Mara squeaks, signaling an all clear. There are times when the elephants wake up and…...

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2nd Annual Trunks and Treasures Auction

It’s time to save the date for our 2nd annual Trunks and Treasures Online Auction for Elephants! Beginning on Friday, June 14th, and ending Monday, June 24th, we will be auctioning off a variety of items, including handmade crafts and one-of-a-kind GSE experiences. ...

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Bambi Doesn’t Go to Mara’s Side

It seems that Mara is still coming to terms with the new herd dynamics, and the fact that it seems she is primarily responsible for how relationships are currently evolving. Recently, before breakfast, she and Rana, Maia, and Bambi were all standing at a distance from one another on one…...

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Lady Plays in Her Tub

As we mentioned in a previous post, our staff was working on a new foot soak tub for Lady, so she can receive treatments while out in the habitat. It is now completed and has been placed in an area she frequents, but it can be moved if need be. ...

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Sunday Smile: A Quick Snooze With Maia and Bambi

This week’s Sunday Smile is a gentle celebration of the bond that’s growing between Maia and Bambi. In this video, it was after breakfast and Maia got a little sleepy, as she tends to do after a good meal. Instead of wandering off, Bambi followed Maia to a shady spot…...

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Insight on Caregiver Interviews

At the moment, we are hiring caregivers at the sanctuary in Brazil, which has a unique set of challenges. It is always interesting to have people come to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and find out what their perceptions are after just seeing or reading about it on social media, versus what…...

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