Maia

Guillermina Shares Snacks With Maia

Guillermina had a teachable moment recently, when she walked away with some of Maia’s hay and received a gentle reprimand. This week, Pocha and Guillermina have been sharing yards with Bambi, Maia, Mara, and Rana –     so Guille now has opportunities to show the new social skills that…...

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Guillermina’s Lesson From Maia

We’ve mentioned before that Guillermina has spent much of her life with little to no discipline from Pocha, who has generally let Guille do whatever she wants. Knowing this, it’s important to be mindful of how individual interactions will play out once the two elephants begin to expand their social…...

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Maia Eats Near Bambi, Rana, and Mara

While doing a late afternoon check-in with the ladies in Yard 4, we saw Maia right in the middle of a huddle with Bambi and Rana. Mara joined them shortly after. Maia had been spending time eating near all three of the “Powerpuff Girls” that afternoon and all were calm…...

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Maia Meets Pocha and Guillermina

Maia has been spending part of her days exploring in Yard 4, often sharing space with Bambi, Mara, and Rana. Because, during the day, Maia positioned herself in a way that made it easy for her to access Yard 3, we opened up for her to see if she  was…...

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Maia’s Big Bites

Maia is known as a hearty eater who never misses the chance for a snack. Many days, she likes to be around Bambi, Mara, and Rana during mealtimes, but on this particular day, she was particularly relaxed and on her own, as she likes to be from time-to-time.  She enjoys…...

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Maia Is Getting Her Confidence Back

Pocha and Guillermina continue to do well at the barn, expanding their comfort zones. We have our first official visit today from INDEA so they can check all of their paperwork and get a look at the new arrivals. We are busy this morning, but will try to do an…...

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