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A Pachyderm Pumpkin Party!

Today starts our Halloween fundraiser, the Pachyderm Pumpkin Party. As you know, many of our elephants love pumpkins, which are part of their supplementary snacks. So it seems only fitting that we’d focus on pumpkin-related activities during the spooky season. ...

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Maia and Guille Get Silly

Near the end of the day, the caregivers heard a loud trumpet but weren’t sure exactly who was calling out. They went to check on the elephants and found Maia partially lying down and Guillermina halfway sitting on her. Clearly they were playing. In fact, Guille was scratching her bottom…...

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The “Powerpuff Girls” Vocalize

Recently, Lady was spending time in Yard 3 by the barn and the other five elephants were hanging out in the other two adjoining yards. Guillermina was being particularly silly, but she didn’t want to go anywhere by herself. Normally, you can call her and she’ll readily head in your…...

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Bambi and Guillermina Play In the Rain

We got some very welcome rain this week and, as we’ve mentioned before, rain tends to make the elephants extra spunky. Bambi was getting very squishy in the mud when Guillermina found her – and her excitement in that moment was so evident; she could hardly hold it in. ...

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Sunday Smile: Mara’s Unique Eyes

Mara has some of the most captivating eyes we’ve ever seen. Their color is unique and her gaze can be piercing, gentle, and telling of her mood. For this week’s Sunday Smile, we are sharing Mara’s lovely countenance, showcasing those powerful eyes and impressive eyelashes. There’s no denying that when…...

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Lady Wants More Mud

Lady likes mud. Actually, that might be an understatement. Lady loves mud. After lunch one afternoon, she was near the barn after receiving her foot treatments. She wandered over to the nearby mud wallow and appeared to be somewhat disappointed by the fact that, due to some rain we’d received,…...

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