Blogs

Maia Holds Hands

Maia is well known to be the sanctuary’s resident sleepyhead. She will fall asleep after meals, during foot treatments, or basically any time she wants a nap. Maia has also been known to like some affection when she’s sleepy and will push her stomach through the horizontal fence posts when…...

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EleFact Friday: Migration Information

Happy EleFACT Friday. As seasons change, elephants in the wild often make their way across varying habitats and environments in search of better resources such as water or food. Today, we want to examine some of these migratory patterns. ...

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Maia is Becoming More Interactive

Maia has been much more interactive with Bambi, Mara, and Rana lately. She seems to have little hesitation when it comes to moving close to the group – even Bambi, who she has kept the most distance from in the past. We have seen her eating breakfast about two fence…...

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Lady is a Speed Racer

Each of us has days when we move a little slowly, and others where we have more stamina. Lady is much the same way – only these days, when she has more energy, she is a fast-moving, petite powerhouse. Once she sets her mind that she wants to go somewhere,…...

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Power Walking Bambi

When Bambi first arrived at sanctuary, with all of her exuberance and readiness to learn about everything new, we discovered that our resident speed walker, Maia, was being quickly outpaced by the new elephant. Bambi continues to power through hills and hustle through the habitat (even losing track of where…...

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Guillermina Await a Final Permit

We know that many of you are eagerly awaiting more news about Pocha and Guillermina and, while this is not a huge status update, we want to share with you what we know about the ongoing process and plans for relocation.  Things have been progressing well with the girls. As…...

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