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In Memory of Guida

Honestly, I don’t want to write the words because it makes this all real, but Guida passed away last night. Our strong and grateful one, who was supposed to live forever, apparently had other plans. It’s never easy to lose an elephant, but when there’s no notice and their light…...

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Rumble Spot

Scott was trying to get video of the area between their eyes, to show how it vibrates when they rumble. It starts with Maia, but Guida wants her turn to share as well. It can be hard, in this video, to see the vibrations, but you can see the area…...

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Mendoza4 Kenya’s Habitat Update

  This is Kenya, many of you know her already as the lone African elephant at the Mendoza Zoo. We are in the process of building a habitat for African females (yes, species should be separated) so she can have a home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The second photo is…...

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And Then There Were Three

  Sometimes when you are feeding the girls, you will already have both Maia and Guida in your sights, but then up pops Rana. This was one of those nights. Maia and Guida were being fed out by the pond when we noticed Rana show up as well. The first…...

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Karissa Is Back!

Sweet and soft Rana Bug, photo courtesy of Karissa. Karissa is back to help out with the ladies and love on Alma (she has a soft spot for her.) This means all of the ladies get some extra love and attention and will work on different aspects of their training.…...

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Even If She (Rana) Eats Five Fewer Carrots

This photo was taken the day that Rana was all good with skipping dinner to go to her friends. Rana’s food was put down about 30 yards from where Maia and Guida were and then we drove over to the two of them to try to ensure that Rana was…...

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