Rana

Rana’s Visit to Ramba’s Grave

Rana visited Ramba’s grave yesterday and stayed there for several hours. She was still at the grave site at dinner time, so we took the opportunity to visit with her. Rana was quiet and seemed more reverent than sad. She seemed to be in quiet reflection, as her face was…...

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Rana Update

Losing an elephant is always hard – it’s hard on the caregivers, the supporters, but, most of all, it’s hard on the elephants left behind. Many of you saw that firsthand, reading our updates on Maia after Guida passed. It’s worth remembering that Maia and Guida knew each other for…...

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For Those With Questions on What Came Next After Ramba Passed

A lot of people have asked about what happened with Ramba’s body after she passed. While we know this is a question many of you have, we also know that it’s not something others of you want to discuss or think about. For this reason, we have created a page…...

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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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