Rana

Morning with Rana

We know many people are concerned about how Rana is doing after Ramba’s passing, so we decided to do a short live feed. This way you could see her for yourself. She is doing ok, better than we would expect. She has improved over the past couple of days. There…...

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Happy 1-Year Anniversary, Rana!

One year ago, Rana arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. For those that saw her when she was still at the hotel zoo, Rana is a very different elephant. Rana was one of those elephants that changed significantly right away but has continued to grow and heal over the past year.…...

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Disappearing Friends

 Rana is a funny girl. She adores Ramba, and Ramba loves her. But when it’s time to eat, Ramba happily and quickly follows while Rana can get a bit distracted. If too much distance comes between them, sometimes Rana isn’t sure where Ramba went and doesn’t seem to think…...

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The Ponds are Filling!

Rana Bug was the first one to go and check out the newly expanded pond in five. Scott finished cleaning out the pond in four this afternoon and just in time. About 40 minutes after he was done, the sky opened up, and we had a fantastic, windy, thunder and…...

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Rana’s Strength

As many of you know, Rana has an old injury to her left elbow. From what we know, it happened when she was five years old. That joint is completely fused, and sometimes she doesn’t bend that ankle either, but she can and often bends that joint normally. This kind…...

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Rana’s Squeaker is Definitely Not Broken :)

People often ask if Rana still squeaks. The answer is yes, pretty much daily, sometimes 6 to 8 times in a row. That is, until you pull the camera out. Once she sees a phone or camera, she stops. If you have them set up beforehand, she doesn’t do it…...

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