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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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A Sleepy, Lazy, Napping and Floating Kind of Day

Cute Miss Maia (foreground) and Guida, out in the habitat for breakfast this morning. They once again disobeyed the no swimming after eating rule, and went for a dip right after they finished their food. It’s a bit toasty out today, and the sun is intense, so it will be…...

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The Elephants’ Own Little Paradise

We have numerous new followers lately, and a common question is how big is the sanctuary (2800-acres). While we do show video of the girls in the habitat, we rarely show the back of the property. This photo was with the group of volunteers who just left. We wanted them…...

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