Rana

It’s a Trumpet Party!

Volume ON! There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned party and that’s what Scott has on his hands here. Guillermina clearly had lots of excitement to express and had no problem letting it all out. Pocha joins in with some of her squeaks, and soon Bambi starts to rumble in response…...

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Rana, Mara, and Bambi Have Lots To Communicate

As you may know, the elephants seem to think of the 4-wheelers as something akin to an ice cream truck – ready to offer food whenever it drives by. On a recent afternoon, Scott was passing by Yard 4 and stopped for a moment to greet Rana, Mara, and Bambi,…...

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New Nighttime Hangouts

We’ve talked recently about how the elephants seem to be moving around in different configurations during the night, spending time in different places and with different groups than they might during the day. If we go down to the habitat in the later parts of the evenings, we check on…...

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Sunday Smile: Strong Friendships

As we’ve mentioned, new elephant arrivals can cause relationships to shift, and that will always be the case when welcoming new additions. Even though things inevitably evolve, deep, long-lasting friendships can continue to grow and thrive amid change. Mara and Bambi have a close bond, and Rana has a special…...

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This Time Guille Doesn’t Pass

Not too long ago, we related a story of Guillermina and Maia “discussing” whether Guille should pass Maia, while on a walk. Eventually, Guillermina got her way and walked around Maia – but Guille isn’t always getting her way these days. It seems that perhaps she is taking lessons from…...

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A Relaxing Afternoon

Some afternoons, you just want to hang out with your friends and have a delicious meal. The Powerpuff Girls – Mara, Bambi, and Rana – are doing just that here. They’re enjoying a snack and lazing about in the sunshine. In the background, you can see Pocha and Guillermina (who…...

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