Maia

Getting Up Close With Maia

Today, we caught up with Maia, who was gently grazing in Yard 5. She was taking some time to herself and enjoying that particular part of the habitat on her own. While this is a short video, the perfect sunlight gives you the opportunity to see her fuzzy head and…...

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Dynamics Are Always Evolving

Lately, we’ve been seeing an evolution of relationships among all of the elephants in the group of five: Rana, Mara, Bambi, Guille, and Maia. Maia, Bambi, and Guillermina have been spending more time together as a small group, whereas before Guille would share space with just one or the other…...

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Mara and Maia Spend More Time Together

Lately, we have seen Mara and Maia spending more time together. It’s an interesting combination of personalities, since Mara was initially intimidated by Maia when it was just the two of them and Rana, and then Maia was long intimidated by Mara and her friendships with Rana and Bambi; And,…...

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Scott and the Girls at Breakfast

Sound ON for commentary from Scott! He found a moment in the morning, just after breakfast, to take some video of the elephants enjoying the splendor of the day. He finds Rana, Mara, and Bambi together in a group, with Maia a short distance away. As he scans the area,…...

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Sunday Smile: Lady and Maia

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d open a little window into what Lady’s days can be like. There are some times when it might seem to an outsider as though Lady is completely solitary and has no contact with the other elephants, but there’s a difference between being…...

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Five Girls in the Rain

On this rainy afternoon, while Lady was in Yard 5, the other elephants gathered near the barn for some time together. You’ll see Maia on the left, then Guillermina, Rana, and Bambi. Mara is hidden behind Rana, but makes an appearance after a moment or two. Guille found a spot…...

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