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Hide And Seek With Maia And Guida

Maia and Guida continue to enjoy their surroundings to the fullest. We are in the middle of the dry season now, and while colors are changing and it’s starting to look like fall, there is still plenty for the girls to eat. They still eat the grass you see in…...

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Those Who Have Made Our Hearts Grow

Reading a message from a friend today about her beloved dog passing and these words stuck in my head when she talks about the loss, ‘So big that life just has to change when they are no longer a part of it.’ For some of us those beings that leave…...

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Scott’s Mornings And Time With Frederick

This is how Scott starts his mornings at 5:30 AM. Elephants come later, that hour is chicken, tapir and Frederick time. We are in the middle of the dry season, and although Frederick has access to the property, he stays closer at this time of year. He almost always now…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Through The Eyes of Brazilian Journalist Carol Zerbato

Carol Zerbato is a Brazilian journalist who has dedicated her heart to helping animals. She visited the sanctuary last week and posted this to her personal FB page and her website. We will provide the English translation below. One of the reasons we are sharing it is the beauty of…...

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An Introduction To One Of the Sanctuary Tapirs

We wanted to introduce you to one of the tapirs (antas) that came as a rehab/release, but will be a permanent resident of sanctuary. After her arrival it was quickly evident that she was blind- so this will be her home....

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The Joy of Elephant Eye and Butt Scratches

It’s the little things that bring such joy. As you can hear by Consu and Caro giggling in the background, anyone who cares for elephants adores everything about them, and this definitely includes eye and butt scratches. What is there not to love?...

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