Pocha

Four-Wheeler Fun

Pocha and Guillermina are big fans of the 4-wheelers. Their reactions are those of excitement and positivity, and not fear or hesitation. The sight or sound of them is an excuse for a trumpet/vocalization party almost every time the vehicles come to and leave the barn area. In this video,…...

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Facebook Live Video With Pocha and Guille

Just a quick afternoon live video with Scott, Pocha, and Guillermina on a sunny but cold day here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The two ladies have decided that they’re pretty okay with the outside world. The sun is shining and they are grazing, throwing sand, chasing birds, and just taking…...

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A Chilly Morning With Pocha

It’s a chilly morning here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil – an occurrence that only happens a handful of times a year. Everyone is doing well and finding their places in the sun to warm up. Pocha is apparently looking for ways to get even more dirt onto her body. 😉...

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Brave Lady Comes Near the Barn – and Guillermina Takes Big Steps!

We wouldn’t necessarily have predicted that the first elephant to visit Pocha and Guillermina would be Lady – but she still finds ways to surprise us after all this time.  Lady had been spending time relatively close to the barn and showing interest in the new elephants there. She clearly…...

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Afternoon Update With Pocha and Guillermina

This morning, we caught up with Pocha and Guillermina in the barn. They are still more comfortable spending time inside, but have explored the corridor leading out to the yards. We are on elephant time now, waiting for the two girls to feel at home enough to exit when they…...

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Pocha and Guillermina’s First Morning at Sanctuary

After a long night, the girls met the day with LOTS of vocalizations – chirps, trumpets, and some little raspberries. Both elephants look more rested than on the night before and could see the sun rise over the horizon early this morning. For those who were unable to join us…...

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