Elephant Diary

Stunning Miss Guida

Stunning Miss Guida mid ‘happy flaps’. This evening she was enjoying her photograph being taken, but sometimes it seems she would rather you not. It’s subtle, she doesn’t get aggressive or cranky, there’s just a slight shift. She is the first elephant that I’ve worked with who just sometimes seems…...

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Tossing Her Hay Over Her Head

Beautiful Guida letting us know that even in the dry season, the property is just what an elephant needs. Guida is tossing her hay over her head in the photo. This is something we saw during the Spring in TN as well. Hay was a bug repellant and sunscreen, grass…...

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Miss Maia Is Looking Radiant

Miss Maia is looking radiant and smiley and just perfect. Although we’re nearing the end of the dry season, there is still plenty of live vegetation for them to eat. The fall-like colors are also quite lovely, especially with the touch of purple from the flowers above. Aside from the…...

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Beautiful Maia All Aglow

We are either feeding later or it’s starting to get darker earlier .   At least it makes for pretty photos. Just a little harder to see the elephants. Beautiful Maia all aglow and content to be enjoying her dinner. September 6, 2018...

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Spotting Guida

It’s magnificent that the girls have a habitat they can literally disappear into. Spotting Guida in this video is much easier than the previous video because of the movement. If you pause it at the very beginning, it makes it much harder to where where in the brush she is.…...

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Miss Maia Sweet Face

Miss Maia Sweet face. One of the many faces of Maia. They range from crazy wild girl to super sleepy love. But this face always seems to express a level of contentment that reiterates that sanctuary heals. We love them all, but this one makes the heart happy. August 26,…...

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