Maia

Maia in Full Pond Blob Mode

Maia continues to hang out in Yard 5. She seems very content to be grazing there. As the creeks are flowing well these days, they provide a pristine water source convenient to grazing and a small collection pool for squishing and coating herself in mud. As a result, she isn’t…...

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Maia and Her Beloved Grazing

Maia has settled into the area across the creek in Yard 5. As you can see in our recent photos, we are at the point in the rainy season where all the grass here is stunning, tall, and lush. Despite most captive elephants not having access to grazing for decades,…...

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Maia, Mara, and Rana in the pond

With Lady seeming happy to spend time near the barn, we shifted Maia into Yard 4 with Mara and Rana. Karissa and Shirlei were having a training session with Mara and Rana near the 4B water trough when Maia walked over.  They assumed Maia was looking to have a training session…...

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Maia and Her Heavenly Grass

Maia headed back to the barn after spending an inordinate amount of time gorging on the fresh grass across the creek in Yard 5. Bambi was in Yard 1, spending time with Mara and Rana through a fence. The other two were in Yard 2, which does not share a…...

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Maia Loves Yard 5

While Rana, Mara, Bambi, and Lady have all fallen into a routine, Maia has shown no interest in leaving Yard 5 or doing much socializing with the others, which is a routine in itself. She spends most of her time across the creek, in the area that burned during the…...

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Maia and Bambi’s Sweet Moments

Despite her gradual weight gain, Bambi will take some time to get to a ‘normal’ weight, and is still receiving extra meals. Her last meal of the day is at around 10:00 p.m. Kat was recently driving around Yard 5, looking for Bambi to drop off her late-night hay and…...

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