Maia

Sanctuary Memories: Daring to Forgive

Today, as part of our Sanctuary Memories series, Kat reflects back a bit to the early days of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, to a moment signifying the power of forgiveness. ...

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Video: A Relaxed Afternoon With All Five Elephants

Last week, all five of the girls spent a bit of time near each other, which certainly doesn’t happen every day. In the afternoon, they were a little spread out. Lady came to the barn for her footsoaks and treatments, then headed back out to graze in Yard 5. Maia…...

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Miss Maia Comes Ever Closer

As you have seen, Maia has been increasing the amount of time she spends near the other girls. This could be the result of a combination of things – her growing confidence, Bambi’s change in energy, her bonds with old friends like Rana – but we will never know for…...

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Shared Moments Between Old Friends

It seems that Maia and Rana have been finding moments to spend a bit of time together lately. A few days ago, near breakfast time, Rana walked into the yard where Maia was relaxing and the two stood near each other for a while. Because Maia can be keen to…...

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Video: Speedy Maia Always Finds Her Food

In this short video, you can see how quickly Maia motors toward her food when she knows it is snack time. You can count on Maia not to waste a moment getting to her treats of hay and produce....

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Breakfast For Some, Naps For Others

Bambi and Rana were spending time together at breakfast recently and Mara was off on her own. The two made an effort at calling for her – a few trumpets and some rumbles – but nothing like the loud, urgent bellows they’ve made in the past when Mara gets separated…...

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