Female Asian Barn

Maia and Guida’s Bond

For those who may be searching for a bit of levity or love today, here are Maia and Guida. Lately their bond with each other has grown much stronger. They have always spent time together, but recently they want to touch, lean and stand side by side much more often.…...

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Maia Stops and Thinks

Maia was a thinking girl today, and it made us all very proud (including her.)...

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Giving Maia and Guida More Space

In order to ensure Maia and Guida came to ESB, we needed to start small and expand as we went along. This is the second area they were given access to....

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Maia’s Baby Steps to Learning to Trust

We have talked about Guida, her feet and how she responded to being closed in on the patio, but we also did some work with Maia as well....

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Guida’s Feet Problems

Here at sanctuary we are often fighting an uphill battle when it comes to caring for our elephants. We often receive beings that are severely compromised, both physically and emotionally, from a lifetime that hasn’t met their basic needs as a species....

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Maia- Our Sensitive One

The girls continue to do well as they adjust to their new life. Maia is proving to be our sensitive one: big, beautiful and allowing herself to be vulnerable. Being vulnerable is something she will need in order to truly heal from a lifetime that was everything but nice to…...

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