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Elephant on a Mission

Elephant on a mission. And being Miss Maia, it’s fairly easy to guess what that mission is. 🤣 June 5, 2019   READ MORE ABOUT MAIA HERE →...

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Remembering Pelusa On The Anniversary of Her Passing June 4, 2018

Looking at her photos still creates a knot in my chest. There are so many elephants in need of a better life, some that will never find their way onto anyone’s radar, some that have no chance of getting out of their miserable surroundings, and those that are lucky enough…...

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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, Santuário 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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