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Mara Enjoys the Elephant Shower

All of the girls here at sanctuary love a good bath – whether it’s in the pond, via the hose, or in the elephant shower. On this particularly warm day, Mara took her turn in the shower, making sure to get as wet as possible and drinking some of the…...

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EleFact Friday: Right or Left?

We’re back on this EleFact Friday with more tusk talk! Like humans, there are several species of animals that show preference when it comes to being left or right handed…or pawed. Apes, whales, dogs, cats, fish, and even honeybees have historically shown lateral dominance. ...

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Evening Meal With Lady

Sometimes people get concerned about Lady if they don’t hear about her often. Most of the time, things are quiet with her – which is a very good thing. Many of you may already know that Lady requires your full attention and that prevents us from taking too many videos…...

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More Caregiver Interactions With Rana

We’ve talked before about Rana building relationships with caregivers and how she tends to test them to see how present they will be during interactions. Truth be told, Scott and Kat have never been subject to this, but all other caregivers have trials she seems to put them through....

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All Six Girls Wandering

Lady decided recently that she wanted to return to the male Asian yard. She is very clear about letting us know when and where she wants to go. In this case, she went to the area where the female and male gates connect and stared out in that direction. So,…...

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Guillermina and the Foxes

The daylight hours are shorter and shorter lately due to the change in seasons, so oftentimes it’s dark not long after elephant dinner time. So though this video might look like it was taken in the middle of the night, it was actually just about an hour after the evening…...

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