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Argentina Elephant Update and How You Can Help!

Many of you know that almost all elephant rescues have hurdles to overcome, and the Argentinian elephants have faced their fair share. We never know exactly what path an elephant transfer will take, and that requires us to be flexible and determined. Today, we are working to overcome an unexpected…...

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Lady’s Continued Daily Wanderings

Lady’s explorations of the remote areas of Yard 5 have continued, but on more of a daily cycle. Where she once spent a few days at the barn, then a few days away, she is now making full rounds of the space within the span of a single 24-hour period. …...

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A Sanctuary Wishlist

Next month we will welcome a staff member visiting from the US, which is rare, and also means that we have the opportunity for someone to bring supplies for the animals that are only available in the United States. In North America, people have a luxury that we don’t have…...

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Sanctuary Drone Footage (+ an elephant cameo)

Watch until the end for a gorgeous sanctuary view! For those who have wondered about just how robust and healthy that Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is, we thought this drone video might offer some perspective. At the beginning, you get a close-up look at Rana, Mara, and Bambi, with Mara doing…...

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Bambi Leads More Nighttime Parties

We’ve talked about the raucous parties that Bambi, Mara, and Rana have been throwing at nighttime, always seeming to be instigated by Bambi.       The three of them often begin around 10pm and go for a couple of minutes until everyone is awake and rumbly. ...

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Sassy the Tapir Shows Off Her Baby

As part of our animal rehabilitation and release program, we have been able to bring 5 tapirs (or antas, as they are known in Brazil) back to health and “soft release” them back into their natural habitat. A soft release is one that occurs in stages, where the animal in…...

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