Maia

Miss Maia grazing in the habitat

A couple of weeks into rainy season and things are already green, the blue skies are back and the girls are hunting for young grass shoots. The sun softens as well, casting a beautiful golden glow on everything in touches in the afternoon and early morning. Staff and elephants agree,…...

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More Beautiful by the Day

I don’t believe it’s just us, but we truly feel like both Maia and Guida become more beautiful by the day.  How they feel about themselves on the inside, is showing on the outside and can’t help but bring a smile. This is what sanctuary is all about: the miraculous…...

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Maia crosses over the creek

The tracks from today’s earlier post belong to Miss Maia. She crossed over the creek for the first time and scoped out the other side. Since the rainy season just started, the creek is dry, but the temperatures in the creek bed are still much cooler and now she knows…...

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Maia and Late Feed

For the first time since the girls have been settled in their new area, Maia didn’t care that we were out there for night feed last night. As we mentioned, if we happen to pass her by, she comes and gets us. She likes her evening snacks. Last night it…...

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Maia and Guida’s One Year Anniversary

One year ago, as the sun began to set, after a few day road trip, Maia stepped off of the trailer and onto sanctuary grounds. Several hours later Guida joined her....

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Our Lovely Maia Never Short on Food

Our lovely Maia, never short on food. In case the hay on her head wasn’t enough, she loaded up her back and her trunk....

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