Mara

Mara and the Accidental Creek

We previously mentioned that our staff was working to clean and overhaul the pond and mud wallow in Yard 4. While Mara, Maia, Rana, Bambi, and Guille were in Yard 5, the workers dug a trench from the Yard 4 wallow, to allow the mud to drain fully. When the…...

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Spreading Out During the Evening

After the five elephants spent the day in the smaller yards near the barn (while Lady was in Yard 4), we mixed things up a bit the next day. Lady was given the opportunity to spend time in the smaller yards, while the other girls shared the larger yards for…...

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Afternoon Hangout With Rana and Mara

Rana and Mara have shared a yard with Lady on a couple of occasions in the last week or so. Things have gone well and all three elephants seemed to have easygoing days near one another. ...

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Sharing Space Again

This morning, Lady was next to the fence dividing Yards 4 and 5. We watched her to see if she might be showing interest in heading back into Yard 5, which she did seem to be doing. We gave the other five elephants the opportunity to spend some time near…...

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More Muddy Fun For the Girls

After a few days of everyone shifting around, Lady has been enjoying herself in Yard 4 and the other elephants were grazing in Yard 5. It was time for Rana and Mara’s treatment, so the five of them walked into the smaller yards by the barn so they could go…...

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Lady’s Afternoon Companions

We know that Lady loves her space and seems quite content most of the time. But, on occasion, we like to engage her with small changes, just to give her the opportunity to make the decisions about whether to interact more with some of the other elephants. Before Bambi came…...

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