Blogs

Stellar and Brave Mara!

Today is Scott’s last day at the Buenos Aires EcoParque before returning to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil tomorrow. This was a brief trip to Argentina to help Mara begin to acclimate to her transport crate and begin her 30-day quarantine period, which is required prior to international transport. Mara is believed…...

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Karissa Is Back and Working with Lady

Karissa is back at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil for four weeks. She is a protected contact and positive reinforcement trainer that we have worked with previously. She has worked extensively with the elephants at Mendoza on our behalf to prepare them for their quarantine periods and transports here. She has worked…...

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Scott is With Mara in Buenos Aires

Scott is currently in Buenos Aires ensuring that Mara’s transport crate is set up properly. Her relocation to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is expected to occur in late March or early April. She still must undergo a 30-day quarantine prior to her international transport.  The EcoParque requested her transport crate be…...

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Congrats Brave Lady!

Brave Lady is sharing space with Rana this morning!! We have briefly opened a gate between them several times, and Lady will stand there and watch. Today, Lady walked through the gate for the first time and is sharing space with Rana!! We are so proud of her!! (Rana is…...

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The News on Mara You Have Been Waiting For!!

Update on Mara’s permit status: APPROVED!!!!!!!!!! While her paperwork is approved, she still needs to undergo her 30-day quarantine period, as required by law. Scott will be traveling to Buenos Aires next week to spend a few days at the EcoParque. He will be working closely with Mara’s team of…...

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Rana and Lady This Morning

This morning, after Lady’s treatment, she headed into Stall 2. Meanwhile, Rana was near the barn so we opened up Stall 1 for her while we prepped the chute for her treatment.  Rana, always excited for treats, headed immediately into Stall 1. Lady (still in Stall 2) seemed a little…...

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