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Ramba’s Update From Chile

We are going to follow up our one beauty who is waiting for her CITES permits (Pelusa) with our lovely grandma who is in the same boat. Chile required Ramba’s import and export permits to be done separately, so Pelusa’s will probably come through first.  This is an update from…...

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Sending Love To Pelusa

We are going to do a simple weekly post about Pelusa. Some people may find this corny, but for a being whose value has always been what she provides for others, you would be amazed at how far a pure and genuine love of them goes. It would be beneficial…...

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Maia and Guida Vocalizing In The Habitat

Volume up for Maia and Guida vocalizing in the habitat!! The first video with our new little camera. Best feature, you can see their eyes so much more clearly, which is great to really read their emotions. The camera is zoomed all of the way in, so objects may appear…...

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Mendoza4 Rescue Series: Enclosure Issues

This beautiful boy is Tamy, one of the Mendoza4. He is a tuskless male with small eyes and ears, quiet and a little withdrawn. You can learn more about him here but for now we’re going to continue talking about the rescue of all four Mendoza Zoo elephants. Our last post…...

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Mendoza4 Rescue Series: 30-Day Quarantine

This beauty with the hay baret and one ear out is Kenya, one of the Mendoza4. In December we visited the zoo to spend some more time with them (this was our second visit) and try to come up with the steps that would need to be taken to get…...

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Ramba: Work On Her Rescue

  It has been a while since we’ve shared a Ramba post. She continues to do well as the fall arrives, with cooler mornings and evenings, and we work on her rescue. Her process is a little different than Pelusa’s because of what each government requires. For Pelusa we’re going…...

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