Mara

The Powerpuff Girls Party in the Rain

For those who like rumbles, squeaks, and trumpets, this is the video for you. There’s a little bit of something for everyone. Bambi, Mara, and Rana were standing together, as Guillermina wandered off, perhaps to find Maia and have a little fun. All of a sudden, Rana gives off a…...

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Sunday Smile: Short Vocalizations

Throughout the day, the elephants may take moments to vocalize for whatever reason seems like a good idea at the time. For this week’s Sunday Smile we give you a peek into the afternoon of Rana, Mara, and Bambi. Mara makes her unique “err” noise while Bambi gives a gravelly…...

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Mara and the Ani

We’ve written before about the ani birds that follow the elephants, hoping to get some of the tasty insects that surround the girls. They often fly low to the ground, but they’ve been known to land on the elephants on occasion. Their relationship can be a symbiotic one: the elephants…...

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The “Powerpuff Girls” Take a Stroll

While Lady has been spending time in the male Asian yard, the rest of the elephants are sharing the larger yards. Now that Bambi is feeling better – though, as we mentioned, her leg is stiff – she is back to venturing out....

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Five Ladies Enjoy the Water Trough

In the afternoon, the caregivers were checking on the elephants and found Mara, Maia, Rana, and Bambi all at the water trough, having just participated in a bit of a splashing party. Everyone was thoroughly wet and seemingly in a great mood. Caregiver Tina had heard a number of small…...

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Sunday Smile: Mara’s Itchy Bottom

Sometimes you get an itch that you just can’t manage to scratch, which can be so frustrating. For this week’s Sunday Smile, we wanted to show you Mara’s unique method of scratching a hard-to-reach spot. Elephants seem to love to exfoliate on different surfaces like trees and even each other…...

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