Blogs

Sprucing Up the Crates With Our New Backhoe

After nearly a year in Mendoza, our transport crates need a little love before they can be used again. Though it was needed in the case of Pocha and Guillermina, the crates aren’t made for daily use, for such a long time period. The repairs and updates must be made…...

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Pocha and Guillermina Meet Bambi, Mara, and Rana

Now that Pocha and Guillermina have had interactions with Lady and experienced first touches with Maia, we were curious as to how they would react to meeting Bambi, Mara, and Rana – and vice versa. The opportunity presented itself when the three ladies were in Yard 4, neighboring Yard 3,…...

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Maia Eats Near Bambi, Rana, and Mara

While doing a late afternoon check-in with the ladies in Yard 4, we saw Maia right in the middle of a huddle with Bambi and Rana. Mara joined them shortly after. Maia had been spending time eating near all three of the “Powerpuff Girls” that afternoon and all were calm…...

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Differences Between Guillermina and Pocha

Now that you’re learning more about Pocha and Guillermina (and you know how to pronounce their names), let’s take a look at some of the physical characteristics you can use to tell them apart from each other – and eventually to distinguish them from the other elephants. ...

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Maia Meets Pocha and Guillermina

Maia has been spending part of her days exploring in Yard 4, often sharing space with Bambi, Mara, and Rana. Because, during the day, Maia positioned herself in a way that made it easy for her to access Yard 3, we opened up for her to see if she  was…...

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Pocha: Like an Elephant In a China Shop

Those of you who saw Pocha disassemble the water pipe in the barn just after her arrival, before she even left the container, might have figured out that she is interested in how things work, but doesn’t have a lot of savvy in how she goes about figuring it out.…...

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