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Guille Also Makes Time for a Scratch

Yesterday we posted a photo of Lady getting a good scratch from a tree after some time in the mud. It’s obvious today that no tree is safe when the rainy season is here. After a short but heavy storm, Guillermina seemingly couldn’t help herself – she had to brush…...

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Lady’s After Dinner Scratch

All of the elephants enjoy a good mud bath, and Lady is no exception. On this particular afternoon, she found time to relax and soothe her feet in the pond. After her dinner near the barn, she found a nearby itchy scratchy tree and gave herself an exfoliation treatment, making…...

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After Breakfast With the Girls

The elephants seem to be settling into a nice rhythm when it comes to mealtime – even if Guille is still working out some of the more subtle details. Each day, there’s a different configuration of girls spending time with one another, but the atmosphere is generally relaxed and comfortable.…...

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Pocha’s Necropsy Results

We know that everyone has been waiting to learn more about what happened to cause our dear Pocha’s passing. Because of the specificity of testing, laboratory limitations, and atypical presentation of disease, an initial preliminary report was not created by the university pathology team, as we originally anticipated. The newly…...

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Eating In the Shade

As we’ve mentioned before, when we put out food for the elephants around mealtime, we like to spread it out – giving them the ability to search for and discover random piles of hay or produce treats at different points of the day, in different places. On this particular morning,…...

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Guillermina’s Brief Close-Up

Guillermina has been somewhat shy lately about having videos taken of her up close, but she obliged for a brief moment on this particular morning. She has a quick visit with Scott before swiftly heading over to meet her friends (left to right, Bambi, Mara, and Rana) for some grazing…...

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