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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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Happy 4th Re-Birthday Rana!

Today marks Rana’s 4th re-birthday here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Scott took a moment this morning to mark the occasion with her, as she, Mara, and Bambi were returning from what appeared to be a fantastic sunrise mud bath....

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Guille Gets Frightened By Birds

Recently we wrote about the birds that follow the girls around, eating the bugs that circle the elephants’ feet. It seems that Guillermina hasn’t yet gotten used to them being around yet, because they still have the ability to give her a momentary startle. ...

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Maia Makes Guille’s Training Interesting

In her charming way, Maia is making training slightly more challenging by wanting to come and join in during Guille’s sessions. When Maia is there, it’s nearly impossible to get anything substantial done. Sometimes Scott will work a little with one elephant and then switch to the other; sometimes he…...

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