Elephant Diary

Maia at Dinner

Lovely Miss Maia coming for dinner. You can see she eats her veggies first, although it’s hard to tell which one. Pumpkin looks to be second and grain goes in on the third mouthful. It’s the grass eating that is mesmerizing. She takes big bites, but you can see she…...

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Guida’s Beautiful Bat Wings

And then there’s this. Guida is a fast flapper, especially when she’s expressing joy, so it’s almost impossible to catch her with her ears fully extended. Beautiful bat wings March 14, 2019                       RELATED LINK Guida’s Page →...

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Rana Rumbles

  Volume on!! Today all our internet can handle is a quickie. This is lovely Rana rumbling at her sisters. They just came into the barn and you can hear Maia trumpeting and her infamous raspberries. Rana’s rumble is somewhat different from the rumbles we share in the Maia and…...

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Rana Bug’s Palm

To compliment our Maia and Guida palm posts, here is one of Rana Bug. As you can see from the single moment caught in the photo, she’s a little happy and wild when she eats her palms. Always a bit of joy in everything she does.  March 6, 2019  …...

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Maia and Her Rainbow

Maia and her rainbow There’s so much to love about this safe and magnificent space that is Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Sometimes it’s the perfectly colored blue skies speckled with little fluffy clouds, the million shades of green that burst during the rainy season, that you can’t hear a single sound…...

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That Smile :)

This lady shows a different level of joy when she is coated in mud. If Rana spends the night out anywhere near the pond, when we go to deliver breakfast in the morning, she is usually actively giving herself a thorough coating in what once was a nice dirt pile,…...

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