Blogs

Rana Squeaks During Treatment

Caregiver Shirlei has been working with Rana on her checkups and morning treatment regimen. Rana is very soft with Shirlei and Shirlei is playful in return. It’s charming to see the two of them work together....

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Maia’s Responses to Guille’s Behavior

Guillermina brings with her a playful attitude. Her exuberance could be because of her youth – or it could simply be a part of her personality. We will learn more as she gets older and settles in with the other elephants over time. ...

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Happy Holidays For 2022

Though elephants may not necessarily celebrate holidays in the same way that humans do, it’s possible that they are sensing the holiday spirit that is coming from their caregivers and the atmosphere around them. ...

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Guille Carries Her Snacks With Her

After spending dinnertime with her friends, Guillermina decided to take a walk around the habitat in search of some hidden treats for dessert. She came upon a few bites of hay, which she grabbed and (very) quickly began to carry away to eat. You can see that she scoops up…...

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EleFact Friday: More on Noses and Trunks

After sharing a few observation camera videos over the last few weeks, specifically of Lady having a happy, splashing time in the rain, we received quite a few questions about the trunks of elephants, specifically how they can play in water and mud and not choke or get things stuck…...

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A Simple Moment at Sanctuary

In this video, Bambi and Mara are calmly grazing and also eating food that we’ve placed around the habitat for them to find. It’s morning and they’ve just gotten a bug spray treatment – and you can hear the birds singing in the distance. Eventually, Rana walks out from the…...

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