Guillermina

Sunday Smile: Guillermina’s Butterfly

Today’s Sunday Smile is a story that comes to us courtesy of caregivers who were recently working with Bambi and Guillermina. Bambi was snacking on some hay while Guille was having her footwork done and, all of a sudden, an orange butterfly appeared and landed on Guille’s nose. She would…...

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Quiet Treatments While Lady is Near

Because of Lady’s ongoing foot and leg troubles, she’s been staying closer to the barn for treatments. So, in the morning, she got her foot and leg work done in Yard 3. Bambi and Guillermina were across the other side of the fence in Yard 4, fairly close to where…...

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Dynamics Are Always Evolving

Lately, we’ve been seeing an evolution of relationships among all of the elephants in the group of five: Rana, Mara, Bambi, Guille, and Maia. Maia, Bambi, and Guillermina have been spending more time together as a small group, whereas before Guille would share space with just one or the other…...

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Guillermina Finds Snacks

Guillermina is known for her enthusiastic approach to meals and her willingness to try to share food that was put out for the other elephants. However, when it comes to the snacks we scatter throughout the habitat for the girls to find during the day, all bets are off. Whoever…...

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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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