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A Little Perspective

This photo shows the reality of the other 2 pictures we posted over the past couple of days. Maia and Guida are pretty close, just enough distance where they are much less likely to bother the other for their food. But when the photo is pulled back this much, you…...

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Cute Guida Girl

This is the Guida photo we mentioned yesterday. It can be hard to see the screen on our phones when taking photos. The girls are generally in the shade and we’re at a distance, usually in the sun. It’s hit or miss, so we take a few shots to try…...

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Their Best Gift at Sanctuary: Each Other

It isn’t just when Guida is sick that Maia likes to stay over/lean on her while she sleeps. Although Maia and Guida had a confrontational relationship in the circus, they ended up being the best gift to each other at sanctuary. We adore all three of the elephants in our…...

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Rana Learning Footwork

We used subtitles on the video, but the reality is there are a tremendous amount of nuances involved with positive reinforcement training, and even in the text, we could never cover even a fraction. This video is from a few weeks ago, it was when Rana was just learning to…...

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Guida Prefers Training Her Humans

These two lovely ladies- Guida on the left, Rana the right (looking at the photo). The girls continue to do well. Today we did some training with Maia and Guida, as a way to give them the extra produce they seem to be craving. The funny thing with Guida is…...

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Cheeky Smiles and Bright Eyes

There are the cheeky smile and bright eyes we know and love. Miss Guida continues to be just fine, and life at the sanctuary has settled. Maia was all smiles across the creek last night in one of her favorite far away places. Rana spent the evening and all of…...

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