Rana

Muddy Girls in the Rain

When we say that the elephants love the rain, there can be no doubt by watching this video that it’s true. Though it was only sprinkling by the time this was recorded, it had previously been raining much harder, which filled the mud wallows and created lots of puddles to…...

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Sunday Smile: Rana’s Choice of Headwear

Yesterday, we showed you Lady’s version of a natural head covering. For today’s Sunday Smile, we wanted to give you a peek at Rana’s take on a sanctuary-style hat. Instead of hay, she’s chosen a clump of grass as decoration. Rana is clearly an innovator in the elephant headwear movement....

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A Very Muddy Rana

When it was time for breakfast, Scott and the caregivers went down to the habitat to find the elephants. They came across Rana and Mara almost immediately. As you can see, Scott found Rana in a delightfully dirty state, having clearly been finding any way possible to cake mud onto…...

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Scott and the Girls at Breakfast

Sound ON for commentary from Scott! He found a moment in the morning, just after breakfast, to take some video of the elephants enjoying the splendor of the day. He finds Rana, Mara, and Bambi together in a group, with Maia a short distance away. As he scans the area,…...

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Five Girls in the Rain

On this rainy afternoon, while Lady was in Yard 5, the other elephants gathered near the barn for some time together. You’ll see Maia on the left, then Guillermina, Rana, and Bambi. Mara is hidden behind Rana, but makes an appearance after a moment or two. Guille found a spot…...

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Sunday Smile: A Stroll in the Rain

This week’s Sunday Smile is inspired by a leisurely walk in the rain by Rana, Mara, and Bambi. You can see how tall and lush the greenery is all around. That’s a wonderful sign that the rain is doing its job and making the grass perfect for grazing all season…...

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