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Happy Watermelon Day

If the elephants got to vote on their favorite holiday, there is no doubt in our minds that they would choose today! Happy Watermelon Day! Hope you join Maia, Rana, Mara, and Lady’s celebration by snacking on some delicious, juicy watermelon of your own! Photo of Mara. August 3, 2020...

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Camera Insights: Rana and Mara in the Pond

The team sees Mara and Rana in the pond occasionally, but they generally get out when they see us coming. Even though they graze throughout the day, they still love the four-wheeler snacks. We recently spied the two of them in the pond on the cameras, and Rana looked like…...

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Camera Insights: Maia, Rana, and Mara

The cameras have been giving us a bit more insight into the elephants’ lives. They’ve also confirmed a few unsurprising things – like the impressive amount of time Maia spends as a pond blob. The pond is shallow around the edges for ease of entering and exiting but is deep…...

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Lady Continues to Gain Confidence

Lady has been continuing to gain confidence. Initially, when Lady shared the larger yards with Rana & Mara, we were curious if she truly knew they were already in the yard when she’d enter. When she was sharing the smaller yards (1-3), we were confident she knew, because they would…...

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Happy International Friendship Day!

It’s International Friendship Day. And someone recently asked if Mara was learning about friendship and boundaries from Rana. While Rana has been at Sanctuary for longer, knowing what it means to be a friend is somewhat new to her too. Mara and Rana are learning about friendship together as a…...

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Maia’s Other Speed

Maia has two speeds. We recently did a “day in the life of Maia” post that showcased how much she loves to move. We wanted to do another one demonstrating her other speed, zero speed. Recently, Maia spent an entire day in proximity of Yard 1. After breakfast, she took…...

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