Mara

Video: A Curious Lady Watches Mara Up Close

It seems that Lady’s curiosity is pushing her to expand her circle of comfort just a bit. On a recent evening, she traveled from Yard 5 into the yards closer to the barn around dinnertime. This is pretty unusual for Lady because, once she goes into her favorite spots in…...

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Video: After Dinner With Rana, Mara, and Bambi

Rana and Mara are enjoying a few after-dinner mouthfuls of hay when Bambi decides to join the group, making a perfect Bambi-sized spot between the other two ladies. Mara goes in for a close-up at one point, but you can see the contented look on each of their faces. Lots of…...

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Chilly Weather Makes for Silly Parties

We recently had a couple of cool days here at the sanctuary, and colder weather makes most elephants act spunky and silly. In fact, all animals of all sizes in the habitat seemed to be giddy and having fun. ...

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Sanctuary Animals Find Mara’s Snacks

Now that Mara’s appetite is healthier and she is eating nicely at regular mealtimes, we no longer come down late at night for an extra feeding. However, as we’ve mentioned, we do leave her a few evening snack piles throughout the habitat. But it seems that Bambi and Maia are…...

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Bambi Has Discovered Mara’s After-Dinner Snacks

On many evenings, Mara, Bambi, and Rana (or some combination thereof) travel down to the barn for dinner. We make sure they all get plenty to eat and give them a quick check-up to make sure everyone is doing well, and then they head back out into the pasture.  Most…...

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Everyone Goes Exploring In Unexpected Places

Most of the elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil have spots that they enjoy in each yard. Sometimes they get into a pattern of staying in the same spots at roughly the same times of the day during particular parts of the season. Out of practicality, there are some things…...

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