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Proud to Announce our Accreditation by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Sanctuary is a word that has such a powerful meaning, it is more than just a name that is flippantly used to gain attention. All of you who follow the girls and our work know that providing true sanctuary means everything to us. It is about getting to know each…...

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New Eyes on the Girls

A very generous foundation recently underwrote the cost for two new cameras, their solar panels and battery, and the system that will allow for streaming in the future. This way, we do not need to replace the system when that time comes. A fun feature we didn’t have in a…...

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The Many Marvels of Maia

On the surface, Maia is our most intimidating elephant. She has an enormous presence about her, and she can be incredibly fast (when she’s awake). As we mentioned yesterday – Maia is also an ‘easy’ elephant. She is generally easy to read and doesn’t hide her intentions. Those things make…...

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Sharing Space

Maia and Lady still aren’t sharing space. Maia, in many ways, is our easiest elephant – what you see is what you get with her. Maia can be a bit intense at times, and while it is coming from a benevolent place, it can be a bit much for another…...

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Honoring Her Needs

We recently added two new caregivers to the team, bringing our caregiving staff to four. While we still don’t have a timeline on our next arrivals, it’s good to have the human element in place as early as possible. The learning curve is long and we don’t want to be…...

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Maia on the Move

We sometimes refer to Maia as being “all over the place,” and we mean that pretty literally. Maia is our only elephant with no physical limitations. Rana has her fused elbow, Lady has her feet issues, and Mara has a wrist deformity. But even by general elephant standards, Maia zooms.…...

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