Bambi

Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Class of 2021: Bambi

As the year winds to a close, we see how the elephants at sanctuary have changed, grown, settled into who they are, and continue to challenge themselves to find the most in life. So, in the grand tradition of the high school yearbook, we’ve christened each elephant with her own…...

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana Having a Chatty Afternoon

  Last weekend, Kat was up the hill and heard a bit of an elephant party coming from the habitat. Scott was already on his way with lunch for the girls and soon found Bambi, Mara, and Rana together and they had lots to say. We have no idea what…...

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Bambi Builds Up Her Courage

As part of the addition of a new treatment stall (see the dogs enjoying it here), there’s an adjoining yard for the elephants to explore, if they walk through the chute. Mara generally “asks” to take her meals in the chute if she is in the area so, when we…...

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Maia Joins Rana, Mara, and Bambi For Dinner

Shirlei recently witnessed Maia standing near Rana during dinnertime, when Rana was with Bambi and Mara. As you likely know, Maia has been coming closer and closer to Mara, Bambi, and Rana, and everything has been relaxed. On this day, Maia actually felt comfortable enough to walk right up to…...

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana Have a Morning Bath

On an early morning trip through the sanctuary, Scott caught these three ladies already in the pond. He remembers being surprised they were interested in swimming, since it had rained the night before. But all three had been fully submerged and appeared content to start their day. You can hear…...

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Scott with Rana, Bambi, and Mara on Giving Tuesday

In this video, Scott spends some time with Rana, Bambi, and Mara, as they stand along the fence after dinner. Rana was especially interested in making an appearance on camera. Scott talked about how the elephants are doing, shared some of our goals for expansion, gave the ladies some watermelon…...

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