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Mara Has Gone in the Pond!

  Not to be outdone by Lady (or, perhaps, inspired by Lady’s recent swimming), Mara has gone in the pond! They were spotted in the pond when we went out to feed. Rana and Mara know that when they hear the 4-wheeler around 5 pm, it’s generally a food delivery.…...

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Sharing Space in Yard 4

Lady recently expressed an interest in going into Yard 4 while Rana and Mara were currently there. We don’t know if she knew that they were in Yard 4 when she ‘asked’ to go into the area. When the three have shared space close to the barn, Rana and Mara…...

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We Have Ourselves A Trader :)

Captive elephants are often starving for attention, they see caregivers interacting and laughing while they are waiting and often not part of the socializing. Being intelligent by nature, captive elephants find ways to get a little attention, and if they are lucky, a few extra goodies. Recently we have learned…...

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Maia Has a Very Special Presence About Her

We don’t post many photos of a dry Maia, or a clean Maia, or a Maia standing up, or of Maia not in the pond. It’s not a decision that we make; it’s just because she is usually covered in mud or lying down in the pond. We love all…...

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Happy One-Month Anniversary, Mara! ❤️

Today we are celebrating Mara’s one-month anniversary. In our minds, it seems impossible that it has only been one month. This is either proof that it’s time to retire, or that she fits in so perfectly that it is difficult to remember a time when she wasn’t here. In the…...

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Lady Goes Swimming!!

Lady has always been a bit of an enigma. Since her arrival in November, she has marched to her own drum. Lady has shown us that she is comfortable exploring since her first day but still isn’t completely comfortable up close to other elephants (without a fence between them). She…...

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