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Daily Baths for Ramba. Ramba’s Hay Hats for Maia. :)

The day is a little hectic, not the elephant part, the human element.   So we’ll share a quick photo of Ramba with her first substantial hay hat at the sanctuary. This one was eaten by Maia fairly rapidly. I guess when they get to a nice size, they’re too hard to…...

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Ramba and Rana in the Pond

For those of you who would like a longer, more laid back video of the girls, here you go. Sorry for the shakey bits, but we were running out to check on something and were pleasantly surprised to get to see them go into the pond together and didn’t have…...

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Ramba’s Microchip Requirement Checked Off

This morning’s Ramba ear check is brought to you by Maia. 😂 Although the girls were all away from the barn this morning, we had to bring Ramba back so that we could read her microchip. And as we brought her back, everyone else came as well. All of the…...

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Foot Soaks for Rana

Back to one of our other lovely ladies, Rana. Rana also arrived with foot issues that had remained untreated for years before her arrival to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. First, we needed to train her through positive reinforcement training to present her feet and allow us to file and work on…...

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The Progressiveness of Animal Rights in Brazil

People here and in the US often think that the US is ahead of most of the world in regards to animal rights, but the progressiveness of Brazil was part of the reason for deciding to create a sanctuary here. We talk about the costs of rescues, and this $13,000…...

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Maia and Ramba Rubs

People have asked if Maia is around, and sometimes she is, and sometimes she’s not. All three elephants have access to the full habitat until night feed, so it’s their choice where they go when. This afternoon Maia and Ramba met up. Ramba is in the foreground, and Maia is…...

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