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“Eating Someone’s Head” Behavior

So……when we refer to Maia ‘eating someone’s head’, this is what we’re talking about. It is not an uncommon behavior for Asian elephants- it can be playful, demonstrative, and everywhere in between. Maia doesn’t actually bite during this behavior, although we refer to it as ‘eating,’ she just has her…...

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A Quite Sweet Relationship Shift Between Rana and Ramba

We saw a shift in the relationship between Ramba and Rana the other day, and it was quite sweet. All three girls had access to the full habitat. They were going back and forth, hanging out and grazing for a bit, then meandering somewhere else. At one point, Ramba met…...

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Mendoza4 Zoo Elephants Update

For some of you, this story and these elephants will be new; for others, you already know and love them, so forgive the repeats. These four lovely elephants are affectionately known as the Mendoza4. They live at the Mendoza Zoo in Argentina, but the zoo agreed to send them to…...

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Bath. Dust. Hat. Scratch. :)

After Ramba’s bath, she likes to put a fresh, pristine coating of dirt on herself. Smart girl, it’s good to keep away bugs and prevent sunburn. In true Ramba fashion, she started with some hay wear first, then moved on to dirt. And since Rana was close, she decided she…...

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Lady’s Rescue is Funded! Thank you! ❤️

Thank you all!!! We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated, shared, liked, and helped raise the money needed for Lady’s rescue to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Within 24-hours, the funds were raised, and we were totally blown away. At this point, the fundraising total is $44,882. ?...

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Under the Sleepy Tree

And so you don’t feel like you’re missing out on the other ladies…a photo of Rana (left), Ramba (middle), and Maia (right), hanging out under what we refer to as the sleepy tree. This is the tree the girls go to nap after breakfast at the barn when they decide…...

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