Blogs

Facebook Live Video With Pocha and Guille

Just a quick afternoon live video with Scott, Pocha, and Guillermina on a sunny but cold day here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The two ladies have decided that they’re pretty okay with the outside world. The sun is shining and they are grazing, throwing sand, chasing birds, and just taking…...

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Maia’s Big Bites

Maia is known as a hearty eater who never misses the chance for a snack. Many days, she likes to be around Bambi, Mara, and Rana during mealtimes, but on this particular day, she was particularly relaxed and on her own, as she likes to be from time-to-time.  She enjoys…...

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A Chilly Morning With Pocha

It’s a chilly morning here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil – an occurrence that only happens a handful of times a year. Everyone is doing well and finding their places in the sun to warm up. Pocha is apparently looking for ways to get even more dirt onto her body. 😉...

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Maia Is Getting Her Confidence Back

Pocha and Guillermina continue to do well at the barn, expanding their comfort zones. We have our first official visit today from INDEA so they can check all of their paperwork and get a look at the new arrivals. We are busy this morning, but will try to do an…...

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Brave Lady Comes Near the Barn – and Guillermina Takes Big Steps!

We wouldn’t necessarily have predicted that the first elephant to visit Pocha and Guillermina would be Lady – but she still finds ways to surprise us after all this time.  Lady had been spending time relatively close to the barn and showing interest in the new elephants there. She clearly…...

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Afternoon Update With Pocha and Guillermina

This morning, we caught up with Pocha and Guillermina in the barn. They are still more comfortable spending time inside, but have explored the corridor leading out to the yards. We are on elephant time now, waiting for the two girls to feel at home enough to exit when they…...

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