Lady

Lady’s Recent Curiosity

Recently, Lady has been showing up near the barn at 10 p.m., right around night feed time. She will either arrive right before us or be approaching as we come. Frequently, at that time of night, Bambi is socializing with Mara and Rana along a fence. The three of them…...

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Brave Lady. Again.

While the only area inside the habitat that burned was across the creek, the firefighters lit several other back burns a distance from the elephant fences to help protect the habitat. Since the fire, the elephants have mostly avoided the burned areas. Not only have they not crossed the creek,…...

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Lady’s Request

Lady was content to stay near the barn (and all the other elephants) during the fire. The day after the fire, Lady was ready to leave the smaller yards by the barn. She is an elephant who is clear in her desires, and when she is interested in going into…...

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Lady Enjoying A Jackfruit

Lady is an incredible example of perseverance, and we know that’s why many of you love her. This video shows her determination to enjoy a jackfruit. Lady is a petite elephant, which means she also has a smaller mouth (for an elephant, at least). We usually cut her larger fruits…...

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Word of the Day: Heterothermy

Toward the end of last week, we had a cold snap. It doesn’t get cold here frequently – and just to be clear, when we say cold, we mean 60*F (16*C). As usual, when it is chilly here, the humans mind it significantly more than the elephants. It’s been hot…...

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Her Own Little Party of One

Early one recent morning, Lady was in the back of Yard 4 and heading towards the creek as Kat and Scott headed to the barn. They assumed that she was heading to a nearby water trough. After the humans settled in at the barn, Shirlei went into the habitat to…...

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