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Settling into a Lovely New Normal

Rana and Mara are still best friends and overjoyed by life, but they are starting to figure out a new normal. These small shifts are them developing boundaries and forming a more in-depth relationship. In the beginning, Rana was so excited with her new (or possibly old?) friend, that she…...

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Behind the Scenes

There is a lot that goes on at the Sanctuary “behind the scenes” to keeps the elephants happy. One of those regular occurrences is habitat maintenance. Even though the Asian Elephant Habitat is many acres, there are still a few spots where the girls spend a significant amount of time,…...

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This Morning at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

We filmed this footage this morning with our drone, named Wall-E. We don’t use Wall-E every day, but when we do want an unobtrusive check-in with the girls, we are grateful to have it. There are a few areas (and elephants!) identified with captions in the video. We wanted to…...

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Side-by-Side Dining

This morning, Scott went out to feed Rana and Mara breakfast. He drove around for a little while, turning off the four-wheeler (ATV) a couple of times to listen for them. As everyone knows by now, Mara isn’t very good at being quiet, which usually makes her easy to find…...

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Lady With Some Pep in Her Step

This video is from yesterday. Lady had her own little party just before it was time for foot care. She was joyously trumpeting and kicking around in the bushes, but like many elephants, as soon as you turn on a camera, they stop. We decided to share the video anyway…...

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Treatments Out in Yard 4

It’s another cool day today, so the ladies are off wandering. Mara, Rana, and Maia are all in yard four, although Maia was hanging around closer to Lady this morning. Since Mara and Rana are out by the pond, we went to them to do the treatment on Rana’s eye.…...

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