Rana

Very Happy “Land Sharks” Ahead

After a recent dinner, Scott was driving  into the habitat to place some of the treats for the girls to find later in the evening. Rana and Bambi left Mara and came speeding down to where the 4-wheeler was parked. The ladies initially headed down what we call “middle road,”…...

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Relationships Are Always Shifting, Always Growing

In one of our recent posts, we highlighted some of the different dynamics that had emerged among Bambi, Mara, and Rana. At that time, Rana had taken more of a leadership role within the group for some reason, likely to re-introduce some structure, but that doesn’t mean that Rana wants…...

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Mara, Bambi, and Rana Enjoy a Cool Bath

The installation of our new well required some testing to make sure everything is functioning as it should. During the test, the inspectors needed to run the well pump for four hours, and we certainly didn’t want to waste water if it wasn’t necessary. So we asked the crew if…...

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Rana: The Leader of the Pack

While we’re not entirely sure why, it seems that Rana has stepped up into a leadership role within the group of three: Bambi, Mara, and Rana. Rana has a soft energy most of the time, and tends to be comfortable being the last elephant as they travel from place to…...

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Sleepy Maia Gets a Startle

One of many things we know about elephants is that they walk very quietly. Because of this, they can sneak up on humans, animals, and on other elephants. ...

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Rana and Maia’s Relaxed Afternoon

Rana doesn’t often spend time by herself near the barn, but recently she went off on her own and found herself close to the barn and to Maia. It was time for Lady’s foot treatments, so we shifted Rana and Maia to an adjoining yard to give Lady some space. ...

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