Blogs

Rana’s Relaxing Ear Flaps

Just after dinner, Rana and Mara were near the fence. Mara found some hay that had been left in the habitat for a snack, and Rana was standing calmly and occasionally grazing. This video captures something so calming and simple, yet also captivating. As you watch Rana’s ears move gracefully…...

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Sunday Smile: Mara Scratches an Itch

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we have a video of Mara getting down to business and scratching her bottom. She and Rana (on the left) were in Yard 5 while Yard 4 was being cleaned and Mara decided it was time to address an itch. According to the caregivers, she…...

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EleFact Friday: Miraculous Elephant Mothers

Not too long ago, we asked our readers to submit questions that we could answer with EleFacts. One of the most popular topics mentioned surrounded elephant pregnancy and birth. Though none of the elephants currently at the sanctuary have ever been pregnant to our knowledge, this week, we are going…...

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Lady’s Health Update for the Week

Today’s update on Lady’s health is a baby step in the right direction. Although Lady is not back to her normal, and swelling is still present, there was a little shift in her physically and emotionally yesterday afternoon. ...

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Will You Be Their Ele-Valentine?

Valentine’s Day is here, and what better way to spread love than by showing your affection for the elephants through something that brings them joy: food! Our Be My Ele-Valentine fundraiser is back, and we’re inviting you to join us in making a difference for the elephants at Elephant Sanctuary…...

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Bambi Wants Training All To Herself

After breakfast, Bambi was getting settled into her training session with caregiver Tina. Guillermina showed up quickly after they began. Guille was being respectful and keeping her distance, but seemed to want to participate herself. She was making her squeaky noises and started copying the behaviors that Bambi was being…...

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