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Pouring Concrete and Pouring Rain

Scott wrote this the day before yesterday. Something so simple, but goes to show even with supplies and the best laid plans, sometimes mother nature is the one that determines the schedule....

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The Reality of What It Takes To Build a Sanctuary

People often ask how come things take so long. They want to know why elephants aren’t rescued already. It’s a valid question, which we understand- when elephants are waiting it always seems to take too long. But one of the biggest things people don’t seem to realize is that we…...

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Thank You To Everyone Who Is Donating to Ramba’s Fundraiser

Good morning from Brazil. I am back home and now able to get to work on moving things forward for all of the elephants waiting to come to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Speaking of, we just hit over the $50,000 mark in Ramba’s fundraiser for her transport from the zoo in…...

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Holding On To Hope For Pelusa

In the interest of making sure we share all of Pelusa at her zoo in Argentina, we wanted to share a full body photo. It’s much easier to focus on their face and the emotion that is found there, but when we talk about having to assess her ability to…...

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Pelusa: The Reality of Decades of a Life in Captivity

I (Kat) am in La Plata Zoo, in Argentina, with Pelusa and Scott is left behind at the sanctuary to take care of Maia and Guida, along with all of our chickens, ducks, dogs, cats and tapirs (we have two new ones and will post about them later). We came…...

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Ramba’s Airfare Campaign Has Begun

  Thank you to all of you who gave and shared for Ramba on  #GivingTuesday. We raised just a hair shy of $30,000 and won a $2500 prize so far. This fundraiser, to pay for her transport to sanctuary, will continue on until January 3rd. There are several more challenges we think…...

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