Pocha

Pocha and Guillermina Lose Track Of Each Other

This week, Pocha and Guillermina lost sight of each other for more than just a moment, and it played out a bit like an elephant comedy. Both were spending time near Maia in Yard 4, when Pocha decided to go exploring. Guillermina was very content spending time with Maia, so…...

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Joy and Silliness At Sanctuary

Part of the importance of sanctuary is giving each elephant the ability to explore the space – and also explore themselves. That might mean serious contemplation, but it also includes experiencing freedom on a simpler level: running, playing, being free to choose what suits their mood, expressing their inner emotions,…...

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P&G One Month Video

  Pocha and Guillermina just passed their one-month mark at sanctuary. While they still have much to learn about being an elephant, a herd member, and who it is they truly are when given the ability to choose, they have already come so far. Here is a look back at…...

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Guillermina, Pocha, and the Pond

Since their first tentative explorations of Yard 4, Pocha and Guillermina have begun to go deeper into the habitat, with increasing curiosity. Yesterday, the two walked about halfway from the barn to the pond; Scott, keeping an eye on them from a distance, expected the girls to turn back. They…...

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Pocha: The Loudest Trumpeter

Volume on!! Pocha and Guillermina are some of the chattiest elephants we’ve ever known – but Pocha currently holds the title of loudest trumpeting elephant we’ve ever crossed paths with. In fact, she’s so loud that if you’re standing near her and she trumpets when you aren’t expecting it, you…...

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Pocha and the Elephant Shower

Not all elephants enjoy getting bathed with a hose. Likely, that is because they have been sprayed with water in the past when they didn’t want to be. For that reason, we have an “elephant shower” in Yard 1, near the barn. If you want to give an elephant time…...

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