Lady

A Lady Is Entitled to her Secrets

Part of our job here is to be elephant sleuths. Not only do we track the elephants around the habitat, but we pay attention to any small change in behavior or appearance. All the little clues hold important information and insights into their health and moods. This makes us very…...

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Lady’s Training is Coming Along

Lady is slowly coming along with her training. The beginning of target training with elephants can be difficult- often the hardest part. The base concept of target training is teaching an animal to gently touch a pre-determined body part to the target (e.g., touching a specific foot to the target…...

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True Lady Fashion

After her Saturday morning treatment, Lady headed away from the barn and into Yard 4. She spent the rest of the weekend hanging out in different areas throughout. There is evidence she spent time at the edge of the pond in 4 (yes, dung), but there are no signs she…...

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Lady’s Courage and Rana’s Patience

  Lady and Rana continue to spend time almost daily on opposite sides of the fence watching each other. Rana is usually very close to the fence and, while Lady is coming closer, she is still making sure she isn’t quite close enough to touch or be touched. Lady seems…...

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The Difference 6 Weeks Makes!

Tomorrow marks six weeks since Lady arrived at Sanctuary, and we talk a lot about her and the changes that we’ve observed – changes in her eyes, in her confidence, in her spirit, but we know photos speak louder than words. Here is an image our team took a few…...

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Lady in Yard 4

Lady spent a few days exploring Yard 4. She never crossed the creek, but she explored everything else. She really is turning into our little explorer girl. While Lady doesn’t quite have the confidence to meet Maia or Rana yet, she has the confidence needed to explore other unknowns. The…...

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