Maia

Spreading Out During the Evening

After the five elephants spent the day in the smaller yards near the barn (while Lady was in Yard 4), we mixed things up a bit the next day. Lady was given the opportunity to spend time in the smaller yards, while the other girls shared the larger yards for…...

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Guille and Maia at the Mud Wallow

This video captures one of those times when you’re trying to film a moment and the elephants have something different in mind. Here, Guillermina is playing in the water, giving herself an especially thorough bath, when Maia decides to enter the picture, blocking the view. ...

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The Case of the Missing Elephants

Each morning, our caregivers drive through the habitat and look at the observation cameras to find out where each elephant is. This helps us to know that all is well, and also to plan where best to set out breakfast and do checkups on the ladies that need a little…...

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More Muddy Fun For the Girls

After a few days of everyone shifting around, Lady has been enjoying herself in Yard 4 and the other elephants were grazing in Yard 5. It was time for Rana and Mara’s treatment, so the five of them walked into the smaller yards by the barn so they could go…...

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A Sweet Moment Between Friends

Yesterday, the “Powerpuff Girls,” Maia, and Guillermina had access to Yard 3 near the barn. Maia was the one who primarily took advantage of that opportunity, enjoying the shade of the large copaiba tree for a standing nap. Around dinner time, Guillermina seemed to be looking for Maia and was…...

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Maia and Guillermina Both Want Foot Work

Lately, Guillermina and Bambi have been attempting to share time getting foot work done. Their “competition” for attention is both charming and funny. Until now, Guille has reserved that type of play for Bambi, leaving the others to their own checkups and foot work. ...

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