Ramba’s Feet And How They Relate To Other Captive Elephants

In the elephant world, you often hear mentions of foot care and foot health. You might have heard stats like “Foot disease is the leading killer of elephants in captivity” or “50% of elephant mortality in captivity is due to foot disease.”  While this fact is important, the why of the issue is generally not explained so we decided to go that extra step.

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Back home, Ramba, and Brazil

We are home…but only for a little while.

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Crowdfunding Campaign Update

Our crowdfunding campaign closed on January 1st and the incredible generosity of the elephant community never ceases to amaze us. Over the last two months, thanks to the support of everyone who donated through our Indiegogo campaign, we raised over $11,000 in support of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil!

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My first experience with elephants at a zoo

There is a part of me that feels blessed at never having seen an elephant in a zoo or circus, but since working with elephants, there has always been a part of me that thought the naivety and safeness of that fact wasn’t a positive thing.

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil article

Here is an article from Diário do Comércio whereby Scott Blais discusses Elephant Sanctuary Brazil!

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Brazil Trip Schedule

Hi Friends,

Thank you all once again for your support, donations and for helping to spread the word. We have only been here in Brazil for 6 days so far, and thanks to our tremendous partners, who work about as fast as they talk, our project is reaching new heights everyday.

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