Elephant Diary

Sunday Smile: Memory of Lady Going Swimming

We wanted to round out our tributes to Lady this week by celebrating her love of the wild parts of sanctuary. This video was taken in some of her earliest days at sanctuary. We knew she loved water; she was constantly splashing in mud wallows and the water trough. But…...

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Facebook and YouTube Live Memorial

We will be opening a memorial space and holding a Celebration of Life on Facebook Live, Saturday, May 18th, at 11 a.m. EDT / 3 p.m. UTC. You don’t have to have a Facebook account to access and read our page, but you will need one to post a comment:…...

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Special Re-Post: Lady’s First Foot Soak

To honor Lady’s life and all she overcame, we want to re-share a memory that Kat recounted a few years ago about Lady’s first foot soak at sanctuary. We hope you enjoy revisiting this special moment with us:...

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In Memory of Our Dear Lady

We are saddened to announce that our beloved Lady passed away quietly on Wednesday evening, May 15. She was humanely euthanized after lying down and not showing any interest in getting up again. There are no records of her birth, but we believe that she was approximately 52 years old....

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Lady Plays in Her Tub

As we mentioned in a previous post, our staff was working on a new foot soak tub for Lady, so she can receive treatments while out in the habitat. It is now completed and has been placed in an area she frequents, but it can be moved if need be. ...

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Sunday Smile: A Quick Snooze With Maia and Bambi

This week’s Sunday Smile is a gentle celebration of the bond that’s growing between Maia and Bambi. In this video, it was after breakfast and Maia got a little sleepy, as she tends to do after a good meal. Instead of wandering off, Bambi followed Maia to a shady spot…...

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