Blogs

Time Together Playing and Splashing

Yesterday both Rana and Maia spent some time together playing and splashing in the big mud wallow. There are two ponds and a fresh stream in the habitat, but both girls also seem to like the smaller ‘puddles’ as well. The caregivers caught them in there the day before as…...

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Meet Sally and Georgie

We would like to introduce you to the two newest members of our sanctuary family. This is Sally (left) and Georgina (Georgie). They arrived over a month ago but were very thin and scared of humans. Throughout the past couple of weeks, they have brought levity and laughter to a…...

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Nice to Have Days Like This

Today things are a little more settled. I would say normal, but none of us have quite figured out the new normal just yet. Maia had been coming back to the barn more, not wanting to stay out as much, and somewhat out of sorts when she was at the…...

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Playtime for Maia and Rana

Maia and Rana spent some time together today playing by the water trough. They both splashed around in the little puddles that formed, drank, and bathed. When they were done, Scott drove out to drop some hay and palms in the habitat. As he was on his way out, Rana…...

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Guida’s Gifts

Because of a request, we are sharing this private update. We have an ‘Ele-Guardian’ program that allows you to adopt one of the girls and receive special monthly updates that only guardians see. After Guida’s passing, this is part of what was sent out to her guardians. Although we never…...

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Maia’s Foot Presentation

Things at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil are all good. This morning Karissa did some training with Maia, working on her front foot presentation. We do footwork with Maia, but because of the immediate need for foot care when she and Guida arrived, we sort of skipped past the formal training part.…...

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