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The Simple Things ❤️

An elephant drinking- it happens numerous times a day but is still so charming. The face, the noise and then add in the blue sky and Maia’s cute fuzz-what is there not to love? The simple things.  September 1, 2019    More Maia Photos and Stories Here →...

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Ramba On Our Minds

  Ramba has to know how endearing she is  This little lady has been on our mind a lot lately, not just because of all of the work on the logistics of her rescue, but also in regards to how she will fit in with Maia and Rana. We go…...

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The Water Tank and Bush Hog Have Arrived!

There has been a lot of worries about fires in Brazil this week. And while the ones in the news were far away, fire is always on our minds during the dry season. Yesterday our beautiful new water tank and bush hog arrived to help alleviate some of that worry.…...

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Rana’s Squeaker is Definitely Not Broken :)

People often ask if Rana still squeaks. The answer is yes, pretty much daily, sometimes 6 to 8 times in a row. That is, until you pull the camera out. Once she sees a phone or camera, she stops. If you have them set up beforehand, she doesn’t do it…...

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A Look At Where Ramba is Currently Living

People often ask about where Ramba is currently living. They know she is in Chile but aren’t sure if she’s part of a safari, a zoo, or exactly what the situation is. This will allow you to see for yourself → Ramba lives at a roadside zoo called Parque Safari.…...

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Cites Agrees on Near-Total Ban on Sending Wild Elephants to Zoos

After a final vote on the issue today at CITES, a near-total ban on capturing elephants from the wild, to send to zoos, has passed. The EU fought to have it reworded, changing it from a total ban. The US, shamefully, voted against the ban. The EU amendments to the…...

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