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The Difference Grazing Can Make

Elephant care is incredibly nuanced and it requires us to constantly step back to reassess and re-analyze how we approach the care for each individual. Not too long ago, someone saw a photo of Ramba and questioned if she was losing weight....

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Initial Space That Will Be Sanctuary For Elephants

Take a walk with us and see the initial space that will be developed for the first phase of sanctuary at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. ...

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For the Love of Elephants

When it comes to debates about ‘protected contact’ versus ‘free contact’ and what constitutes a loving relationship between caregivers and elephants, people tend to hold very strong opinions. Those in the ‘free contact’ camp believe that a caretaker cannot have a strong bond with an elephant without unprotected touch. In…...

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First night at the sanctuary

We wanted to share some very happy news with you. This photo was of our first sunset staying at the property that will soon be sanctuary for elephants throughout South America. It has been a long time coming, but we have moved in. This may sound like a small step,…...

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What One Elephant Taught Me About Being Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving- We’ve all been inundated with elephants in crisis, poaching, ailing in zoos and manipulation to import dozens more.  Many of us spend countless hours working to give back, and in many cases fighting for what is right and just in an often unjust world for animals. ...

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The Impact of our Selfish Desires on Elephants

By Scott Blais: Warning-graphic written content  “Last night I read of an elephant named Calvin who was euthanized at a European zoo at the age of 29 due to a leg infection. The article profiled his life as a successful breeder, siring more than 14 calves in his short life.…...

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