Maia

Maia and Guille Have a Quiet Afternoon

During the afternoon, Maia and Guille were hanging out in the yards near the barn. They were relatively quiet all afternoon – very soft and easy. Scott had renovated the mud wallow in Yard 1, so they both decided to get in, acting cute and silly, but not over the…...

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Maia’s Journey To Open Up

In the morning, Mateus was working with Rana at the treatment barn, while Mara, Bambi, and Maia were nearby in one of the yards by the barn; it was a warm day so they were all super sleepy. Guille was in a neighboring yard because she was not sleepy and…...

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Sunday Smile: Maia Finds Some Mud

Now that the first rain has arrived, it’s even more common to see the elephants celebrating the moisture and resulting mud that came with it. This week’s Sunday Smile is Maia, fully inhabiting the spirit of this long-awaited occasion. She is covered in mud, just as she likes it. Some…...

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Maia and Guille Graze Near Guida’s Grave

Prior to the dry season, we bushhog the yards to make sure that the grass is short, so that it stays nice for the elephants. We alternate where we cut, so there’s always some fresh-cut grass growing around the habitat. There is some new growth currently in the area of…...

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Sunday Smile: Maia’s Watermelon

While all elephants have their favorite kinds of fruits and vegetables, it’s rare to find an elephant who doesn’t like watermelon. In fact, all of the girls here are fans of the fruit. For this week’s Sunday Smile, we captured a moment with Maia, as she crushes her watermelon, breaking…...

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Maia and Guille Continue To Bond

Maia and Guillermina seem to be very good for each other these days. The two of them have been spending time together on a regular basis and it’s nice to see our most active elephants roaming about the habitat as a pair; it gives them both the opportunity to celebrate…...

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