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Sanctuary Elephants are Wild at Heart

Each elephant at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil has her own unique story and has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to reach the place they are now – physically and emotionally. Where once their homes were zoos and circuses, they now live in a vast space filled with as many elements of the…...

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Sunday Smile: Short Vocalizations

Throughout the day, the elephants may take moments to vocalize for whatever reason seems like a good idea at the time. For this week’s Sunday Smile we give you a peek into the afternoon of Rana, Mara, and Bambi. Mara makes her unique “err” noise while Bambi gives a gravelly…...

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EleFact Friday: What To Eat?

Our sanctuary residents are given plenty of time to explore the habitats, which means they often come into contact with native flora and fauna they may have not experienced before. This presents an interesting question for both the elephants at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and other species in the wild: how…...

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Rana Makes an Appearance

You can hear the lovely rain in this video, as we check in on Bambi relaxing next to Mara (who is behind the tree). This was after mealtime, so everyone was taking some time to chill out and perhaps have a nap. ...

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Guillermina Wants To Share Bambi’s Treatment Time

Bambi and Guillermina often get footwork done around the same time of the day. Sometimes they are very lighthearted about it, having small competitions to see which elephant can get the most attention from caregivers. On other days, they seem to want all of the focus on themselves, which is…...

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Lady Enjoys the Male Asian Pond

Lady enjoys making mud from water troughs, mud wallows and, of course, the ponds. We’ve mentioned before that the soft ground around the male Asian yard’s pond seems to ease Lady’s feet a little, so she enjoys making a splash there. The pond is also quite deep in places, so…...

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