Bambi

When Stinky Fruit Is a Good Thing. Just Ask Bambi.

Bambi may have some vision in her left eye still. When elephants are blind in one eye, they tend to be hypersensitive to certain things and shift their entire body to adjust their gaze when you approach. We don’t observe Bambi doing these behaviors, which is why we suspect she…...

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Bambi’s Latest Cute Little Drama

Bambi is continuing to have daily adventures as she adjusts to her new life here. We have a few porcupines that call the sanctuary home. We see them near Alma (the blind tapir) frequently, and they are pretty used to ignoring us – and her. They also are very comfortable…...

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Bambi’s African Elephant-Like Behaviors

We recently mentioned how Bambi walks and moves more reminiscent of an African elephant than an Asian elephant. There’s another thing she does that reminds us of the African elephants we have worked with – and it’s the way she eats. When we go out to “drop hay” for the…...

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Bambi’s Excitement and Enjoyment

Bambi is settling into sanctuary life. She is a little overeager to live her life to the fullest, which can leave her a bit all over the place. Everything is still very stimulating and new for her. She seems to want to experience everything at once. Bambi is like a…...

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Bambi Explores Yard 5

Maia returned to the pond in Yard 4, where Rana and Mara are still hanging out with no signs of leaving the area anytime soon. With the three of them together, and with Lady continuing to communicate that she is good staying near the barn, it seemed time for Bambi…...

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Bambi Enjoys a Bath!

Bambi played in the water this morning while Scott sprayed her with the hose in the Elephant Care Center. Scott sprayed the hose near her, and she was very responsive. First, she lifted her trunk and wanted the water in her mouth. Shortly after, she started getting silly, and that’s…...

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