Blogs

Guillermina Meets an Armadillo

There are numerous species that call the sanctuary home, and we enjoy seeing how they interact with and live alongside the elephants. (You may remember how Bambi used to “protect” us all from the native tapirs that live around the property.) A few days ago, Guillermina was enjoying some snacks…...

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Mara and the Accidental Creek

We previously mentioned that our staff was working to clean and overhaul the pond and mud wallow in Yard 4. While Mara, Maia, Rana, Bambi, and Guille were in Yard 5, the workers dug a trench from the Yard 4 wallow, to allow the mud to drain fully. When the…...

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Giving Tuesday is Coming Soon!

As November rolls in, we approach a significant day for philanthropy and giving back: Giving Tuesday, which is a global movement dedicated to generosity and doing good that falls on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Mark your calendars and save the date for November 28, when we invite you to join…...

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Sunday Bambi Update

Bambi is continuing to improve each day. Although there does seem to be a morning energy drop, it’s now not that different than what all of the ladies, except Guille, feel each day after breakfast. She is still not 100%, but we are pleased with her progress....

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Bambi’s stomach issues

Bambi is currently having some stomach issues. When going down to give the girls breakfast yesterday, Bambi seemed a little off, even before approaching. She was reluctant to come to the fence for her breakfast initially, and after she walked over, she wasn’t interested in eating. Scott came back with…...

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EleFact Friday: Staying Outside

Earlier this week, we shared a post about looking for our sanctuary residents in the mornings after they’ve spent their evenings out in the habitats. We received a few questions about our decision to leave the girls out at night, when other sanctuaries may bring their animals inside. For today’s…...

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