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Pelusa Part IV: Where Does That Leave Us Now?

Pelusa Part IV: So where does that leave us now? Pelusa has found her way into many hearts- she is more stunning (inside and out) than any photo could ever show. Those of us who care for her are all still fighting to bring her to sanctuary, but that future…...

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Pelusa Part III: Her Foot And Joint Issues  

Pelusa Part III: Her Foot And Joint Issues Why foot and joint issues are still one of the leading killers of captive elephants. In our elephant careers we have unfortunately seen several elephants leave this world simply because their feet could no longer hold up the weight of such a…...

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Pelusa Part II: Dr. Rinku Gohain and Kat Blais’ Visit

Pelusa Part II:  When Dr. Rinku Gohain and myself (Kat Blais, GSE Co-founder) arrived at the La Plata Zoo in December and walked out into the yard to see Pelusa both our hearts sank. We said nothing to each other, just quietly observed the stoic, sad figured who wore exhaustion…...

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Pelusa Part I: Her Rescue Update

Pelusa Part I: her rescue update.  This is Pelusa. She is strong yet frail, cooperative yet stubborn and stunningly beautiful although her body continues to betray her. We hope for her to be one of the next two elephants that come to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (currently waiting on CITES permits.)…...

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The Transport Container For Pelusa

Time to adjust the transport container for Pelusa. When we first made the containers for Maia and Guida they were made to meet flight specifications, just in case. Now that we know most of the elephants will be coming to sanctuary by truck, we are adjusting one of the crates.…...

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25,000 Likes On Facebook!

25,000 likes on Facebook- woohoo!! The quickest way to grow our elephant family is to grow our human one. Many thanks to those of you who followed along before Maia and Guida even arrived. Thanks to those who share with others in the hopes of helping elephants and those who…...

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