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Sometimes You Have No Choice But to Just Do It

At the beginning of this journey towards the development of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we said that we would share with you all of the elements of what it means to start a sanctuary. These are sometimes infinite joys and sometimes heartache, there are incredible trials and tribulations that we hope…...

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Ramba the Elephant: She Squeaks

February Ramba update from Lauren:  “I was trimming the willows today and wanted to get one high branch that was hanging above the fence on the lions’ side. This is where I’ve seen Ramba step on the bottom bar of the fence to stretch for the willows....

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Who Needs Roads?

We mentioned the rain yesterday….well apparently it was a lot of rain. Our friend who has lived here for 26 years said he has never seen anything like it. Which we guess is comforting since it made a mess of the roads between the small town 6 km. away from…...

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What the Rainy Season Truly Means

Now that we are in the heart of the rainy season we are often asked what this truly means. Is it amazon type monsoons, frequent storms or all day rain? Here in Chapada dos Guimarães it can be all of the above. Being set in a spectacular backdrop of dramatic…...

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The Difference Grazing Can Make

Elephant care is incredibly nuanced and it requires us to constantly step back to reassess and re-analyze how we approach the care for each individual. Not too long ago, someone saw a photo of Ramba and questioned if she was losing weight....

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Initial Space That Will Be Sanctuary For Elephants

Take a walk with us and see the initial space that will be developed for the first phase of sanctuary at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. ...

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