Rana

Sunday Smile: The Powerpuff Girls Go Quiet

We’ve mentioned before that the elephants can occasionally get camera shy. They might be partying in full force, but they see a camera come out and things can sometimes get quiet quickly. This week’s Sunday Smile shows exactly that: the aftermath of a vocal celebration with Rana, Mara, and Bambi.…...

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Sleepy Rana at the Barn

We’ve talked about the elephants getting extra sleepy in the mornings, often after breakfast. However, the desire to nap can hit at any point. Many times, they’ll find a shady spot to rest or end up at the mud wallow to take a standing nap....

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Dry Season Trumpet Party

During the evening, Kat was outside and heard a little bit of a rumble and trumpet party down in the valley. It was the type of vocalization that we often hear, which is generally Bambi calling to her sisters, Rana responding, then Mara returning the calls with her squeaks. We…...

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Guille and Rana By the Pond

The hot weather at sanctuary means that the elephants are spending lots of time in the ponds and mud wallows. Here, Rana is getting in some quality pond time when Guillermina walks by. While the girls often do spend time with each other, they also take plenty of moments to…...

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Spending Time Near the Barn

Lady has been spending time once again in the male yard, enjoying all of the palms that are at her disposal. While she was there, we thought it would be nice to open up all of the yards for the other five girls. We can’t be sure where they slept…...

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Guillermina and Rana Cross Paths

In this video you can see (from left to right) Maia, Bambi, Mara, Guillermina, and Rana. They are spending time together at the mud wallow after breakfast and medical evaluations. Everything was calm for a while until Guille decided she wanted to interact with Rana in a forward way. Guillermina…...

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