Elephant Diary

An Update on Lady’s Feet

A couple of days ago, we noticed that Lady’s feet seemed a little more tender than they usually do. Normally, she walks differently than the other elephants because the state of her feet affects her gait. But something seemed more “off” than usual, and she looked uncomfortable and stiff. Since…...

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Scott and the Girls at Breakfast

Sound ON for commentary from Scott! He found a moment in the morning, just after breakfast, to take some video of the elephants enjoying the splendor of the day. He finds Rana, Mara, and Bambi together in a group, with Maia a short distance away. As he scans the area,…...

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Sunday Smile: Lady and Maia

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d open a little window into what Lady’s days can be like. There are some times when it might seem to an outsider as though Lady is completely solitary and has no contact with the other elephants, but there’s a difference between being…...

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Guillermina Charges Through

By now, we all know that Guillermina brings her own special energy to sanctuary life. She often moves with a purpose and at a quick rate of speed. This is, of course, in contrast to some of the other elephants who prefer a much slower pace. ...

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Five Girls in the Rain

On this rainy afternoon, while Lady was in Yard 5, the other elephants gathered near the barn for some time together. You’ll see Maia on the left, then Guillermina, Rana, and Bambi. Mara is hidden behind Rana, but makes an appearance after a moment or two. Guille found a spot…...

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Maia Has Extra Energy

During the morning, all of the elephants were spread out around the habitat. Rana, Mara, and Bambi were on one side of Yard 5, while Maia was on the opposite side. Guillermina was in Yard 4 and Lady was in Yard 3. Later that day, “The Powerpuff Girls” moved into…...

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