Rana

Sunday Smile: Sleepy Rana and Mara

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we have a video of a very sleepy Mara and Rana. This was filmed after breakfast, when most of the elephants get a little drowsy. With the warm sun shining down, they seem to get more tired than on cooler days. Rana is shown first,…...

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Everyone is Very Vocal

Right now, we have a very vocal group of elephants at sanctuary. There has been so much chatting going on, mostly between the two groups of girls: Mara and Rana and then Maia and Bambi – with plenty of Guillermina in there for good measure. She seems to have a…...

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Five Girls Along the Fence Line

As Scott explains in this video, it had been a while since all five elephants had shared close quarters with one another. But on this afternoon, they had been together for nearly the entire day. It’s possible that the dynamics that continue to evolve have taken yet another turn. The…...

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Scott With All Five Elephants

As we mentioned yesterday, the five elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil have been spending more time near one another, though the distance between them varies depending on the situation. Here you can see Rana and Mara enjoying some hay. Guillermina, who had been standing with them, decided she would…...

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All of the Girls Share One Yard

In the morning after breakfast, all of the elephants were sharing Yard 5. They weren’t always close together – sometimes they’d be 10 meters apart and other times it would be 50 meters. Guillermina has been spending more and more time with Maia and Bambi, though she does still go…...

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Rana and Mara are More Vocal

As social dynamics are still settling at the sanctuary, we see Mara and Rana together more and more. While Guillermina still visits them often, she has been spending an increasing amount of time with Maia and Bambi of late....

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