Maia

Sanctuary Memories: Scott Catches a Special Moment From Above

A while back, Kat shared a memory of the first time she saw Maia stand over Guida up close  when Guida was asleep. Today, Scott shares his sanctuary memory of the first time he saw this behavior, through from a different perspective – literally. When Elephant Sanctuary Brazil first got…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Class of 2021: Maia

As the year winds to a close, we see how the elephants at sanctuary have changed, grown, settled into who they are, and continue to challenge themselves to find the most in life. So, in the grand tradition of the high school yearbook, we’ve christened each elephant with her own…...

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Maia Joins Rana, Mara, and Bambi For Dinner

Shirlei recently witnessed Maia standing near Rana during dinnertime, when Rana was with Bambi and Mara. As you likely know, Maia has been coming closer and closer to Mara, Bambi, and Rana, and everything has been relaxed. On this day, Maia actually felt comfortable enough to walk right up to…...

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Sanctuary Memory: Kat Shares Ramba and Maia’s First Touches

Kat is sharing a story of Ramba, Rana, and Maia, and their first interactions in this month’s Sanctuary Memory. Ramba could have written a book about her life but, at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, her introduction to Rana was less than noteworthy. ...

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Cloudy With a Chance of Wanderlust

The rainy season has not yet arrived in full force, though we have had several significant storms in the past few weeks. There is more cloud cover, so the days are cooler and the humidity is higher. Because the heat is decreasing, we are beginning to see the increased activity…...

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Night Moves – An Evening Camera View

Because we’ve gotten requests for some nighttime videos of the girls, we put together a few clips that show a little bit of what they do when the sun goes down. They are usually more active throughout the evening, so this is just a glimpse of what Bambi, Mara, Maia,…...

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