Rana

Morning With the Three Ladies

One recent morning, we were surprised to see Mara, Bambi, and Rana all at the barn. We haven’t seen all three at the barn in the morning in months. It was a produce delivery day, so they picked a great day to be near the barn....

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Rana the Caregiver Gatekeeper

Once our elephants have been here for a bit, they get a bit set in their ways and routines.  It’s true for most species – even humans. Though each day is a little different, there are certain things they come to expect in specific ways.  It’s something we don’t necessarily notice, and…...

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Rana Is Getting a Little Fluffy

Rana is getting a little fluffy, which is the nicest way we know to describe her recent weight gain....

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana Share Space

Bambi and Mara have continued spending intermittent time together in the same yard. It is going well overall. Bambi has been very respectful of Mara’s space, but she is still staying near her friend. She will wander off to graze but then come back. Sometimes, Rana is with them, but…...

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Rana Is Growing More and More Hair!

Rana is growing more and more hair. We posted about it a few months ago, but her hair has continued to grow thicker and heavier. When she arrived, she was hairless. She has always been a distinct-looking elephant with her hairless body and beautifully smooth, wrinkle-free skin. Now she is…...

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Companions Rana and Bambi

Rana has been enjoying spending her days with Bambi in Yards 1 and 5, and in the evening she rejoins Mara and Maia in Yard 4. Rana and Bambi are very sweet with each other, and it’s nice to see the two bonding and spending more time together. When sharing…...

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