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Maia Has Wanderlust Again

Miss Maia is back to her wandering ways. Recently, the caregivers didn’t immediately see her when they came down for breakfast. That’s not necessarily an issue of concern, since the elephants have such wide expanses to wander; it’s wonderful to think they’re taking advantage of the space they have to…...

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Update on Bambi’s Vision

As you may remember, Bambi has an old cataract in her left eye and appears to be getting one in her right eye as well. Both eyes get drops and are monitored as part of her morning treatment process. But, there are some small things happening that seem to suggest…...

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Lady Uses the Male Barn

Now that Lady has been spending time in the two completed male Asian elephant yards, she’s been able to take advantage of the new barn in that habitat as well. And so, this week she was the first elephant to cross the threshold and make use of the treatment chutes…...

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Relationships Continue to Evolve

We’ve written recently about the ongoing relationship shifts that are emerging between Bambi and Mara. Because there seems to be some underlying tension between the two, Bambi has been spending more and more time with Maia and Guillermina. Some days it seems as though Mara opens the door a little…...

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Sunday Smile: Maia’s Lazy Drink

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we’re showing you Maia’s laziest possible version of a bath. When you see an elephant’s trunk above the top bar of the fence it can mean lots of things; in this case it shows Maia being extra lethargic. She seems to be saying that her…...

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Rana is a Chatterbox

Rana has been a complete chatterbox lately. When she and Antomilso are doing treatments, we hear her talking to him more and more. During a morning checkup with Mara, Mara didn’t want to leave the treatment chute, so Antomilso was trying to encourage her to leave – but then Rana…...

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