Blogs

So Much to Be Thankful For

There is so much to be thankful for, from the gorgeous blue skies with little wispy clouds, to how fantastically all of our animals get along, our dedicated staff, but this video is truly IT. This is what we’re thankful for. For lazy, muddy, happy, silly, free and beautiful. For…...

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Rana’s Unknown Past and Her Injury

We talked a bit about Rana’s past being unknown, and this is one of the things we don’t have a lot of details about. Initially it was suggested that in the past Rana suffered from a broken leg, then suggested her injury is possibly from being chained for years in…...

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Meet Rana: Our Next Resident!

We would like to introduce you to Rana (pronounced Ha-na). She is a lovely grandma that lives alone on the coast of Brazil and will be our next resident at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Yay!! Congratulations!! Rana was a circus elephant for over four decades and then in a story somewhat…...

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Our Wish For All Elephants

There are few things in life that can bring as much joy as this. Maia and Guida are both somewhat independent, they go their own way at times. Usually they are never that far apart, but other times they are close as can be, joined at the hip with their…...

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Morning with the Ladies

Morning with the ladies generally goes one of two ways. They are either tired from staying up all night or as a result of a food coma, or they are light and silly with a bit of vocalizations. And although food coma Maia is quite enjoyable, (it’s not often you…...

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Alma Update (The Tapir)

A little Alma update. First, the choice of photo. Many people want to know if Ian the rooster is still spending time with Alma. This photo was taken at 10 pm feed, so that’s a slightly blurry Alma, and in the background, on top of the fence, is Ian. He…...

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