Blogs

P.S.: How are the Girls Doing?

In light of Lady’s passing, many of you have been wondering how the other elephants are doing. On the first night, Guille seemed a little unsettled at times, but the sanctuary was calm. As for today, everyone is really light and easy. There were a lot of vocalizations in the…...

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Special Re-Post: Lady’s First Foot Soak

To honor Lady’s life and all she overcame, we want to re-share a memory that Kat recounted a few years ago about Lady’s first foot soak at sanctuary. We hope you enjoy revisiting this special moment with us:...

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In Memory of Our Dear Lady

We are saddened to announce that our beloved Lady passed away quietly on Wednesday evening, May 15. She was humanely euthanized after lying down and not showing any interest in getting up again. There are no records of her birth, but we believe that she was approximately 52 years old....

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Bambi Explores With Maia

Before becoming more social with the group, Maia could be found on the north side of Yard 4 on some early mornings before meal delivery. It’s an area where Rana and Ramba used to go together, and after Ramba passed, Rana would still visit the spot. Bambi has been there…...

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Rana’s Toe Blowout

Last week, we started treating Rana for what we call a “blowout” on one of her toenails, which means that an internal abscess has worked its way out and has broken through the skin above her nail.. She’s had trouble with this toe since before her arrival to sanctuary, along…...

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It’s Mara’s 4th Re-Birthday!

Can you believe our luck? We have back-to-back elephant re-birthdays! Yesterday was Guillermina’s 2nd anniversary of coming to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and today is Mara’s 4th anniversary. Mara is perhaps our most mysterious elephant; she studies the world at all times and has no problem sizing you up to see…...

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