Blogs

Rana Update

Losing an elephant is always hard – it’s hard on the caregivers, the supporters, but, most of all, it’s hard on the elephants left behind. Many of you saw that firsthand, reading our updates on Maia after Guida passed. It’s worth remembering that Maia and Guida knew each other for…...

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Lady in Yard 4

Lady spent a few days exploring Yard 4. She never crossed the creek, but she explored everything else. She really is turning into our little explorer girl. While Lady doesn’t quite have the confidence to meet Maia or Rana yet, she has the confidence needed to explore other unknowns. The…...

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Our Wish for Our Dear Friend

You will often hear us use the phrase ‘our sanctuary family.’ This isn’t something we use lightly; we feel we get to ‘know’ many of you through the stories you share and how you open your heart. Together we have built a home for elephants and welcomed them here to…...

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Kenya’s 1st Load of Steel Has Arrived!

Big delivery today!! The first load of steel from our Fences4Kenya fundraiser has arrived!! It was scheduled to arrive yesterday, and while we gave the delivery company a fantastic, overly-detailed map, the driver decided to follow his own path and go his own way…and got stuck… twice. The driver ultimately…...

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Checking In on Lady With Wall-E (our drone)

Today, we did our first live feed with our drone, Wall-E. Wall-E has recently been repaired and is back to flying high. Having a drone is very helpful in such a large space – including for keeping tabs on the elephants. Today, Lady had access to Yard 4 for the…...

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Maia the Pond Blob, Part 3

We had a few supporters asking questions about how frequently elephants breathe after our last pond video, so we’ve recorded this little video for those who want a visual understanding. This is Maia in one of our ponds, breathing normally. To answer some questions in advance – yes, this is…...

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