Blogs

For the love of Elephants

For the Love of Elephants When it comes to debates about ‘protected contact’ versus ‘free contact’ and what constitutes a loving relationship between caregivers and elephants, people tend to hold very strong opinions....

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First night at the sanctuary

We wanted to share some very happy news with you. This photo was of our first sunset staying at the property that will soon be sanctuary for elephants throughout South America. It has been a long time coming, but we have moved in. This may sound like a small step,…...

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What One Elephant Taught Me About Being Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving- We’ve all been inundated with elephants in crisis, poaching, ailing in zoos and manipulation to import dozens more.  Many of us spend countless hours working to give back, and in many cases fighting for what is right and just in an often unjust world for animals. ...

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The Impact of our Selfish Desires on Elephants

By Scott Blais: Warning-graphic written content  “Last night I read of an elephant named Calvin who was euthanized at a European zoo at the age of 29 due to a leg infection. The article profiled his life as a successful breeder, siring more than 14 calves in his short life.…...

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The Honeymoon Period of Getting to Know an Elephant

Written by Lauren, Ramba’s new caregiver.  “During this first month together, Ramba and I have gone through a lot of adjustments. She continues to get to know me and I her as we navigate this land that is foreign to both of us. She has been here much longer than…...

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Crowdfunding Campaign with Matching $10,000 Donation

We have launched a crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo to help raise funds to start building sanctuary....

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