Rana

Lady’s Afternoon Companions

We know that Lady loves her space and seems quite content most of the time. But, on occasion, we like to engage her with small changes, just to give her the opportunity to make the decisions about whether to interact more with some of the other elephants. Before Bambi came…...

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The Powerpuff Girls in the Rain

Lady was recently showing some interest in moving around the habitat a little bit, so we opened up access to the yards by the barn for her; that gave her some new territory to explore and she could be near the barn for foot soaks and treatments. ...

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Three Elephants Enjoying Time Together

Now that we’ve had some rain, the elephants have livened up quite a bit. They seem to be having more and more random parties for small reasons – or reasons we aren’t privy to. Either way, there are happy gatherings and vocalizations which we can hear all the way up…...

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“The Powerpuff Girls” Are More Vocal

The “Powerpuff Girls,” Rana, Mara, and Bambi, are known for their periodic vocal celebrations. Sometimes there’s a definitive reason for the party, but other times only they know what the hullabaloo is about. ...

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The “Powerpuff Girls” Vocalize

Recently, Lady was spending time in Yard 3 by the barn and the other five elephants were hanging out in the other two adjoining yards. Guillermina was being particularly silly, but she didn’t want to go anywhere by herself. Normally, you can call her and she’ll readily head in your…...

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The Girls Come To Dinner Slowly

One of the truly wonderful things about sanctuary is that, even in the dry season, there are small green spots where the girls can graze. There’s an area now where the grass was cut at just the right time last year and, thanks to the little rain we got, it’s…...

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