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An Update on Ramba

Ramba continues to do well in Chile. Unfortunately, she is still waiting, but we are taking a different and newly recommended route to try and get quick approval for her CITES permits. Of course, we have been told it would be fine before, and ‘quick’ is relative here, but everyone…...

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When You Think She’s Going to Squeak

The video is from this morning after Rana’s treatment. It was a sleepy, lazy morning, so she’s taking her time leaving the barn. You can see how gentle she is with her nose- you would not leave the phone that close with most elephants. She raises her trunk to smell…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil From Above

For a little more perspective, here is a video that was put together for a presentation for the Brazilian organization, Santu√°rio de Elefantes Brasil. It gives an unobtrusive view of the girls in a way that shows more of the property as well. There are different combos of two and…...

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Friends Help Friends Eat Hay

Maia on the left and Guida on the right, coming for a drink and some hay in the habitat. Although there is fresh running water and ponds in the habitat, we also have water troughs in several places. On the way to check this one, Maia was already there getting…...

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They All Function At Their Own Pace

Can you tell it’s getting darker out earlier? But it makes for gorgeous lighting during dinner photos. When we post photos of Maia and Guida, people sometimes ask, ‘Where’s Rana?’ and this is a question we have recently stopped answering. We try and answer all questions, but this one feels…...

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As The Evenings Get Colder

As the evenings get colder (the high 60s) the girls have begun to shift where they spend time in the habitat. Last night, Maia and Guida went up to the back of the fifth yard while Rana went into the hidden pasture, somewhere she has only gone with the two…...

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