Guillermina

Evening Vocalizations with Pocha and Guillermina

In this video, you can see Guillermina hanging out with Bambi, Rana, and Mara. Pocha had been further down the fenceline, doing her own thing, but came to join the others when Scott and Kat drove by on the four wheeler. As Pocha approached, Guille got excited and joined her…...

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This Time Guille Doesn’t Pass

Not too long ago, we related a story of Guillermina and Maia “discussing” whether Guille should pass Maia, while on a walk. Eventually, Guillermina got her way and walked around Maia – but Guille isn’t always getting her way these days. It seems that perhaps she is taking lessons from…...

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Great Progress in a Short Amount of Time

Each day, we are seeing Guillermina and Pocha take more steps forward – literally and figuratively. They spend most of their days in Yard 4 with the others, sometimes in the deepest parts of the yard. Depending on the day or on everyone’s mood, they will take time with different…...

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Guille and Pocha Are Sleeping Outside Of the Barn

As with all steps in sanctuary life, we try to keep things on “elephant time,” and that includes introducing new things into each elephant’s life. For Pocha and Guillermina, that process has been more gradual than with some of the other elephants, but the progress has been steady. ...

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Guillermina Bumps Others

As we mentioned last week, Guillermina is still in the process of learning the best ways to live with other elephants. She has a very young and boisterous personality that, while often charming, can seem a little much for some. Still, the other elephants are doing their best to learn…...

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Pocha’s Responses to Guille’s Corrections

Many of you have asked how Pocha reacts when the other girls occasionally reprimand Guillermina. The truth is that Pocha does not react much at all; she doesn’t seem to be protective of Guille here at sanctuary. This could be because Guillermina was the dominant one in their relationship at…...

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