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Sunday Smile: Sally’s Snack

Our goats, Sally and Jeorgie, are – true to their nature – big climbers. We’ve found them on top of the 4-wheelers plenty of times (which is why the seats are torn), and even on top of our truck’s hood. On this afternoon, Sally discovered that there was a small…...

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Guille and Bambi’s Quest

During a recent morning, Scott was watching Guillermina and Bambi exploring together, side by side. It was an intriguing moment because, while the two do spend time with one another, this seemed to be a different kind of close togetherness, a small transformation and possible evolution of their friendship. ...

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EleFact Friday: Healthy Elephant Feet

 After sharing an update and photos of Guillermina’s feet earlier this week, as well as providing details on their current condition and the care that she is receiving, we had quite a few supporters request photos of elephant feet that are considered to be healthy. It’s understandable to want…...

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Lady and Her Watermelon

You may have learned by now that, after a successful treatment or training session, the elephants receive a “big” reward – which they know comes once everything is finished and they were cooperative. Watermelons are a favorite among all of the girls, some of whom savor them and others take…...

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Maia Gives Guillermina Room to Share

While Guillermina is processing her relationships with other elephants in a slow and measured way, she has strong bonds with both Bambi and Maia. Occasionally, she tries to push Bambi’s buttons a little bit, but Bambi doesn’t allow Guille to get away with much of anything. Maia is a strong…...

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Guillermina Joins Maia and Bambi

This sanctuary morning started off with some maintenance construction in the annex area of Yard 4, which Guillermina did not initially embrace. While there have been times where she has curiously watched the backhoe work outside of the habitat in the distance, other times she has quickly left when it…...

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