Female Asian Barn

Pocha and Guillermina’s First Morning at Sanctuary

After a long night, the girls met the day with LOTS of vocalizations – chirps, trumpets, and some little raspberries. Both elephants look more rested than on the night before and could see the sun rise over the horizon early this morning. For those who were unable to join us…...

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Lady’s Continued Daily Wanderings

Lady’s explorations of the remote areas of Yard 5 have continued, but on more of a daily cycle. Where she once spent a few days at the barn, then a few days away, she is now making full rounds of the space within the span of a single 24-hour period. …...

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Bambi Leads More Nighttime Parties

We’ve talked about the raucous parties that Bambi, Mara, and Rana have been throwing at nighttime, always seeming to be instigated by Bambi.       The three of them often begin around 10pm and go for a couple of minutes until everyone is awake and rumbly. ...

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Maia Holds Hands

Maia is well known to be the sanctuary’s resident sleepyhead. She will fall asleep after meals, during foot treatments, or basically any time she wants a nap. Maia has also been known to like some affection when she’s sleepy and will push her stomach through the horizontal fence posts when…...

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Maia is Becoming More Interactive

Maia has been much more interactive with Bambi, Mara, and Rana lately. She seems to have little hesitation when it comes to moving close to the group – even Bambi, who she has kept the most distance from in the past. We have seen her eating breakfast about two fence…...

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Lady is a Speed Racer

Each of us has days when we move a little slowly, and others where we have more stamina. Lady is much the same way – only these days, when she has more energy, she is a fast-moving, petite powerhouse. Once she sets her mind that she wants to go somewhere,…...

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