Mara

Ani Birds Follow the Elephants

Ani are a type of bird from the cuckoo family, and they are prevalent around the sanctuary this time of year. There are bugs galore due to the amount of rain we are getting, much to the dismay of the humans and the elephants. However, ani LOVE bugs and are…...

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Monday Morning With the Powerpuff Girls

Humans aren’t always fans of Monday mornings. For some, it can mean a dreaded trip back to work or an extra-sleepy early alarm. Elephants, however, seem to have a different concept of Mondays, so they have no problem starting the week off with a little extra silliness....

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Sunday Smile – A Brief Moment With Mara

Mara loves being surrounded by her friends, so we don’t often get the opportunity to catch video of her on her own. Here, she’s taking a short walk to meet Rana and Bambi in the habitat. The light catches her face in the loveliest way. So enjoy this brief walk…...

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After Breakfast With the Girls

The elephants seem to be settling into a nice rhythm when it comes to mealtime – even if Guille is still working out some of the more subtle details. Each day, there’s a different configuration of girls spending time with one another, but the atmosphere is generally relaxed and comfortable.…...

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Eating In the Shade

As we’ve mentioned before, when we put out food for the elephants around mealtime, we like to spread it out – giving them the ability to search for and discover random piles of hay or produce treats at different points of the day, in different places. On this particular morning,…...

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Pumpkin for Breakfast

There are few sounds as satisfying as hearing an elephant crush or chomp down on a crunchy bit of produce, and both Rana and Mara obliged this morning during their breakfast. All of the ladies received some extra pumpkins from a Halloween fundraiser independently put on by friends of GSE. ...

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