Ramba

Ramba Made the Most of Every Moment at Sanctuary…

Many of you wanted to know, so as promised, we are sharing the results of Ramba’s necropsy that were just finalized. Her cause of death was determined to be chronic renal failure-which was not a surprise to any of us. Ramba’s kidneys struggled for years to do their job, filtering…...

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For Those With Questions on What Came Next After Ramba Passed

A lot of people have asked about what happened with Ramba’s body after she passed. While we know this is a question many of you have, we also know that it’s not something others of you want to discuss or think about. For this reason, we have created a page…...

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A Bit of a Quiet Day

Today is a bit of a quiet day at the sanctuary, it seems things are setting in a bit. Maia and Rana shared the habitat last night, bumping into each other around 9 pm, but went their separate ways. We somewhat expected Rana to be close to the barn, but…...

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In Memory of Ramba

It breaks our hearts to have to share that Ramba has passed away. Our stubborn, beautiful, and larger than life grandma didn’t have the strength to battle her kidney issues any longer. Although we will know more after her necropsy, her passing doesn’t come as a tremendous surprise. When Ramba…...

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Happy 2-Month Anniversary, Ramba! ❤️

Ramba’s rescue journey took seven years: from confiscation from the circus, to failed relocation to the US, to not having any options, to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil being created in part because of her. Over those seven years, with the help of Caro, Consu, and later on Diego, we brought as…...

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Bright-eyed Ramba

Ramba was bright-eyed this morning. It’s her favorite weather today – not the cool and rainy she knows from Chile, but the cool and rainy of Brazil – that means it’s overcast, 76*F (24*C) and a little drizzly. A huge concern when Ramba lived in Chile was the weather –…...

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