Blogs

Sharing Space in Yard 4

Lady recently expressed an interest in going into Yard 4 while Rana and Mara were currently there. We don’t know if she knew that they were in Yard 4 when she ‘asked’ to go into the area. When the three have shared space close to the barn, Rana and Mara…...

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We Have Ourselves A Trader :)

Captive elephants are often starving for attention, they see caregivers interacting and laughing while they are waiting and often not part of the socializing. Being intelligent by nature, captive elephants find ways to get a little attention, and if they are lucky, a few extra goodies. Recently we have learned…...

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Happy One-Month Anniversary, Mara! ❤️

Today we are celebrating Mara’s one-month anniversary. In our minds, it seems impossible that it has only been one month. This is either proof that it’s time to retire, or that she fits in so perfectly that it is difficult to remember a time when she wasn’t here. In the…...

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Lady Goes Swimming!!

Lady has always been a bit of an enigma. Since her arrival in November, she has marched to her own drum. Lady has shown us that she is comfortable exploring since her first day but still isn’t completely comfortable up close to other elephants (without a fence between them). She…...

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Mud Party With Rana and Mara

During dinner time, we recently found Rana in one of the elephant-made mud wallows acting super silly. Mara came up behind Rana but stayed to the side. Even though Mara wasn’t playing in the wallow, she clearly wanted to be involved as she was standing very near, squeaking and chatting…...

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Behind the Scenes: Photographing the Elephants

Everybody is enjoying a quiet sanctuary day today. It’s one of those eat, nap, and repeat days, so we wanted to share a “Behind The Scenes” photo of our lovely co-founder, Kat. This is what our team looks like taking pictures of the elephants in the habitat. Kat is taking…...

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