Blogs

Sassy’s Grown-Up Baby

You may remember a while back when the former resident tapir, Sassy, came through the sanctuary late at night with her new baby. Sassy is one of the 5 tapirs that we’ve successfully released through our wildlife rehabilitation program and she’s been in the wild for about 2 years. ...

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EleFact Friday: Working During the Dry Season

Over the last few weeks, we’ve shared about the downsides of the dry season and how it makes everyone move a bit slower as we anticipate the incoming rain. We’ve received a few questions about how the dry season affects working parts of the sanctuary, which we thought we’d address…...

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Maia and Guille Continue To Bond

Maia and Guillermina seem to be very good for each other these days. The two of them have been spending time together on a regular basis and it’s nice to see our most active elephants roaming about the habitat as a pair; it gives them both the opportunity to celebrate…...

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Everybody Blinks

Have you ever tried to take a picture when the sun is in your eyes? We humans would probably end up with a photo where the subject is squinting or just has their eyes closed. Some days, the same can be said for elephants. ...

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A Brief Reprieve From the Dry Season

It’s the end of the dry season here at sanctuary, which means the sun is strong and everyone is a little parched. During this time of year, the elephants spend a lot of time napping during the day or taking advantage of the water sources around the habitat, while the…...

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Our Heartfelt Thanks

Last month, we posted a wishlist of much-needed items that we hoped to bring from the US into Brazil after a brief trip to North America. As always, you came through quickly and with unmatched generosity and determination to purchase items, even when the wishlist was trying to prevent it…...

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