Rana

Lady Has an Elephant Visitor

Last week, before Lady began spending time in the male Asian habitat, Kat was taking her some extra snacks in Yard 3 at the end of the night. While Kat was standing there, she heard another elephant close – just on the other side of the fence. So she gave…...

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Identifying the Elephants: Learning About Rana

For this week’s final entry of the series on how to identify each elephant, we’re going to talk about Rana, the lovely elephant with beautiful smooth skin and small, dark brown eyes. ...

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After Breakfast Hangout

After breakfast seems to be a relaxed time in general, as the elephants enjoy space together or on their own – their choice, of course – generally grazing and having a laid-back time. ...

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Relaxing With Rana

Volume up! In this video, Scott takes a few moments with Rana to show how her serene presence is felt not just by the other elephants, but by humans, too. Rana calmly shares her time with Scott, demonstrating just how her energy permeates the atmosphere around her, leading to gentle…...

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Encouraging New Relationships

On a recent afternoon, Scott and a caregiver went out toward the habitat, planning to do a training session with Guillermina. The idea was to continue acclimating her to working with two people. At the moment, she’s doing well when working with one, but seems a little hesitant about what…...

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Rana’s Small Bite of Grass

Rana occasionally takes some time to herself, seeming to appreciate the space she has available to enjoy at sanctuary. Here, she’s on a short walk, grazing occasionally along the way. The wonderful thing about having such a vast natural space is that it offers the elephants the opportunity to be…...

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