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More to Love

This golden beauty with her little fuzzies and happy flaps. We joke that Maia is kind of a chowhound and she’s usually first to eat, which is true. But it’s also part of what makes her so easy breezy. Can’t find elephants in the habitat? Just hang out with the…...

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Sanctuary for All

And this is the beauty that I drove away from the other night before coming up to Scott and Dot. This sweet and wonderful soul surrounded by absolute magnificence. It tells the story of the ebb and flow of sanctuary: the breathtaking highs and shattering lows, that bring you to…...

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Leaving His Mark on Our Hearts

I am sorry to say that Dot passed away last night. He had some struggles over the past few months. After a battle with a mysterious virus, he had mobility issues. We built him a wheelchair, which seemed to help build strength back in his legs, and he looked better.…...

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A Pre-Breakfast Chat

The lovely Maia (starts out on the right) and Guida having a pre-breakfast chat. Most of the loud noises are Maia, Guida chimes in with the grandma wheezes, rumbles, and trunk pops. Part way through you can hear a trumpet in the distance, that’s Rana. Usually if a couple of…...

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Elephant on a Mission

Elephant on a mission. And being Miss Maia, it’s fairly easy to guess what that mission is. 🤣 June 5, 2019   READ MORE ABOUT MAIA HERE →...

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Remembering Pelusa On The Anniversary of Her Passing June 4, 2018

Looking at her photos still creates a knot in my chest. There are so many elephants in need of a better life, some that will never find their way onto anyone’s radar, some that have no chance of getting out of their miserable surroundings, and those that are lucky enough…...

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