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EleFact Friday: Meet Pocha and Guillermina

It’s been an exciting week here at GSE with the anticipation of Pocha and Guilliermina’s impending transport to sanctuary. For this week’s EleFACT Friday, we wanted to talk a little bit about these two ladies for those who may not be familiar with their stories, or for anyone who is…...

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A Rare Visit To the Barn

Bambi, Mara, and Rana made a rare visit to the barn on a recent evening, so we opened Yard 2 up for them. All three got very excited when they ended up under the shade tree in the back of the yard together, and there was a mini-celebration. ...

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Rana Surprises Her Friends

A few days ago, Rana was heading toward the barn on what we call “Creeky Alley,” which is a dirt road that runs parallel to the creek on the south side. Both Mara and Bambi were headed from the barn towards the Creeky Alley gate at the same time. It…...

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BIG NEWS! Pocha and Guillermina’s CITES Permits Approved!

AMAZING NEWS! We received notification that the final CITES transport permits for Pocha and Guillermina have been signed. We’ve said before that it takes a village to move an elephant but, in this case, it took your voices from around the world. Thank you for your support, signing and sharing…...

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Four Ladies At the Fence

It’s becoming more and more common to see Maia join Bambi, Mara, and Rana at meal times. Maia seems comfortable spending time with them at other parts of the day, too, but it’s a near-daily sight to witness them eating alongside one another. Maia sometimes keeps a few fence lengths…...

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Rana’s Permanent Smile

Rana’s energy seems exceedingly positive lately. No matter how often we see her throughout the week, she appears to be in a relaxed and lively mood. This has been going on for several weeks now and shows no signs of stopping. Her interactions with her sisters, Mara and Bambi, also…...

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