Lady

Finding Their Way Back to Themselves Is a Journey

We wished sanctuary instantly fixed everything the moment elephants arrived, but believing so would diminish the impact that a lifetime of captivity has on such an emotional, intelligent, and sensitive being. Some do seem to recover almost overnight, but for most, finding their way back to themselves is a journey.…...

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Good Morning with Lady

FIRST LIVE VIDEO: GOOD MORNING WITH LADY It has been a while so we’re doing a little morning live with Lady. She is out of our wi-fi range, so we go as far out as possible without losing signal. Maia, Rana, and Ramba are out by the pond in yard…...

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Lady’s First Foot Soak at Sanctuary

Today we were able to try foot soaks with Lady for the first time at sanctuary. As many of you know, there was a large and angry wasp nest on the gate leading into her foot soak jacuzzi tub. Even after we removed the nest and relocated it quite a…...

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The Changes in Lady’s Feet After Just One Week at Sanctuary

Sorry, it’s not a cute elephant photo, but we wanted to show the almost immediate changes in Lady’s feet. This was what we mentioned in the post yesterday. At this point, we aren’t able to work on nail or pad trimming, Lady will require a lot of positive reinforcement training…...

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In the Barn. Out of the Barn.

This is the video that Scott mentioned in the previous post and video from earlier today. Claire was kind enough to quickly edit a video so you can see the time-lapse version of it all. Ramba and Rana were already inside for breakfast, Rana is staying close because of Lady…...

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Good Morning from Lady

Lady is continuing to do very well. She is still too nervous to get too close to or to greet other elephants. She continues to be very excited to see the others (especially Ramba), but, once she gets too close, she turns around and leaves the area. She is very…...

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