Lady

The Ever-Shifting Line

When Rana & Lady share space in the mornings, and it’s time to separate them, Rana is usually the one we shift. Caregivers continue to supervise the two whenever they are together, due to Lady’s apprehension. We are still keeping the time relatively short as well, helping ensure the interactions…...

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A Need to Taste Everything

Lady likes to taste pretty much everything – many elephants do, it is why we ensure that all treatments we use (even the bug spray) is non-toxic and safe for mucous membranes. Lady poked her eye on a branch when she was exploring Yard 5 several weeks ago – it…...

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Rain = Mud

Rain=Mud. Lady loves rain and mud. You can imagine how much we laughed when it started raining the other day, and Lady marched over to the ….sandpile? We can never begin to guess why she made that choice when the mud wallow was so close to her. But to each…...

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Settling Into Their New Routine Nicely

Lady and Rana share space most mornings. Usually, Rana is the more active one, moving around the entire area, and Lady adjusts her position accordingly. Rana moves around comfortably, following her nose, without too much thought, but remaining aware of Lady’s comfort. Lady is ever mindful of Rana’s position and…...

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Lady is a Training Rockstar

Lady has been a training Rockstar. Some days are better than others, which is normal and expected. Interestingly, Lady seems to be either into her training session or her treatment each day – but often not both. Thankfully, the task she applies her effort to changes. Some days it’s part…...

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Rana and Lady Spending More Time Together

Rana and Lady are continuing to share space in the mornings. After Rana exits the barn, goes out into the yard, and settles in, we open the area to Lady. Lady is still choosing to walk out into the Yard with Rana daily. It’s going very well. Rana has accepted…...

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