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World Wildlife Day 2020

Today is World Wildlife Day. In many parts of the world, elephants are wildlife, but they are not native to Brazil nor the Americas. While elephants are the reason for our organization, we felt it was more appropriate to talk about our local wildlife here in Brazil for World Wildlife…...

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From Our Lovely Neighbor (Part of Our Incredible Community)

Living in rural Brazil is not without challenges, but it’s also not without blessings. We are part of an incredible community here. When you are so far from everything (stores, restaurants, paved roads), you often have to turn to your neighbors for assistance. It works both ways, and we are…...

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Side by Side. Happy and Content. ❤️

Rana is living her best life – mornings with Lady, afternoons with Maia. As Lady & Maia both prefer alone time more than Rana does, this works out well for everyone. Rana’s been happy with her afternoons with Maia. The two are growing closer and more comfortable. Occasionally, we hear…...

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Stellar and Brave Mara!

Today is Scott’s last day at the Buenos Aires EcoParque before returning to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil tomorrow. This was a brief trip to Argentina to help Mara begin to acclimate to her transport crate and begin her 30-day quarantine period, which is required prior to international transport. Mara is believed…...

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Karissa Is Back and Working with Lady

Karissa is back at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil for four weeks. She is a protected contact and positive reinforcement trainer that we have worked with previously. She has worked extensively with the elephants at Mendoza on our behalf to prepare them for their quarantine periods and transports here. She has worked…...

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Scott is With Mara in Buenos Aires

Scott is currently in Buenos Aires ensuring that Mara’s transport crate is set up properly. Her relocation to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is expected to occur in late March or early April. She still must undergo a 30-day quarantine prior to her international transport.  The EcoParque requested her transport crate be…...

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