Blogs

Lady’s Turmeric Toes

Turmeric is known and used throughout the world in cooking and for its medicinal uses. It’s best known for its anti-inflammatory properties, but it has many other medicinal properties as well. While we have a full-time vet at the Sanctuary, we also work with other medical professionals from all over…...

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Maia’s Happy Place: Yard 5

Maia prefers Yard 5. If not for the pond in Yard 4 (there are other ponds), her social nature, or the possibility of extra treats at the barn, she possibly would never leave 5. When we saw Maia this morning, she was heading to the barn (presumably for treats). She…...

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FLOAT Shirts Available Now

Ramba is one of the most amazing elephants we have ever known. When we talk about “The Ramba Effect,” it encompasses that and more – the effect she had on us, on GSE, on so many of you. When we had an opportunity to partner with FLOAT for another shirt,…...

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Lady’s Happy Place

Lady seems to love the water. Whether it’s in a puddle, creek, pond, or with a water hose, a shift comes over her when she is playing in the water. She seems so much lighter than usual; her face is different, softer. This slow-motion video of her is charming to…...

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Let’s Talk Hairlines (Guess Which Elephant!)

[drumroll] the answers are: Maia on the left with the straight hairline, and Lady on the right with the dipsy doodle! Thank you so much for having a little fun with us!   All is well, and all is quiet, at the Sanctuary in Brazil which gives us time to…...

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Adorable Elephant Zombies

We’ve experienced quite a few torrential downpours the past few nights – and this is great! It’s the rainy season, so rain is beautiful and essential. Rainy nights make for lazy days. All the elephants are very active and playful all night when it rains, so, in the morning, we…...

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