Blogs

Lady Epitomizes the Autonomy of True Sanctuary

One recent morning, Kat was giving Lady a drink from the hose in Yard 3 when Lady spontaneously decided to take a bath. Her bath nicely muddied one of the elephant-made mud wallows, so it turned into a small mud party. Lady had a wonderful time, and it eventually segued…...

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Feliz Sete de Setembro & Happy Labor Day

In Brazil, everyone celebrates Independence Day today, on September 7 — or as they say in Brazil — Sete de Setembro. In the US, today is Labor Day, which is always celebrated the first Monday in September, in honor of the labor movement. It’s rare to have the two holidays…...

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National Wildlife Day at the Sanctuary

Wildlife here is everywhere, and it’s National Wildlife Day. ANI We wanted to share a little about the black birds that are frequently visible in our photos and that most elephants are a bit nervous around when they first arrive. In Portuguese, they’re known as Anu-pretos, and, in English, they…...

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Happy Lady Out in Yard 5

Lady recently went across the creek in Yard 5, which is an area she hasn’t been in since shortly after her arrival. During the day, she’s been spending time in the vicinity of the 5B water trough, while at night she is wandering further towards the back of the yard.…...

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Thank You to Our Phenomenal Sanctuary Family ❤️

When we announced Bambi’s rescue and shared that it would cost around $19,500 to bring her home, we were hoping to be able to raise the funds during what is a difficult time for many. Our phenomenal sanctuary family came together to donate that amount in less than an hour.…...

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It’s Time to Rescue Bambi ❤️

Life generally doesn’t hand out second chances, but now and again, something miraculous happens. Bambi missed her opportunity at finding sanctuary seven years ago, but her second chance has come around, and you can help bring her home. DONATE NOW Bambi is a 58-year old elephant who deserves to live…...

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