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With Heartfelt Appreciation ❤️

Thank you to everyone who donated to our fire recovery fund. Since we shared about the wildfire, we have raised over $22,000 through our website and nearly $7,000 through Facebook – it comes to over $29,000 to help us rebuild. Our emergency plan is entirely focused on keeping the elephants…...

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Because So Many Have Asked How to Help ❤️

While all the creatures are okay and the barns, house, and office, there was still damage from the wildfire late last week. Despite the catastrophic nature of the fire, thankfully, there is no catastrophe here. The damages are limited, but will still be impactful. Due to our emergency plan and…...

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The Rain Has Blessedly Begun

Thankfully, the rain began yesterday. We had a short 5-10 minute rainstorm yesterday morning and another storm yesterday afternoon with light rain. Then, last night at around 9:00 p.m., we had a fairly heavy rainstorm. It was a steady downpour that lasted 20-30 minutes. These small bouts of rain are…...

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A Quick Update to Let You Know That Everything Is Good

Just a quick update this morning to let everyone know that everything here is good.  We had several people ask yesterday if Lady was okay, and others asking if the girls’ food was impacted. So we are posting a photo of Lady from this morning. Lady is fine. As we…...

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Fire at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

To prevent any momentary stress, we will start this post by saying that everyone at the sanctuary is fine. All of the elephants, people, chickens, dogs, cats, goats, lambs, tapirs, ducks are well. Yesterday, the sanctuary property was impacted by a significant fire (quick note- the fires here do not…...

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Frozen Treats All Around!

When the weather is hot, most elephants enjoy frozen treats. We dilute Gatorade with water, add cut-up fruit, and then freeze them in blocks for the girls. When it was just Maia and Guida, Maia enjoyed them, but Guida hated them. Guida would throw or kick them away from her,…...

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