Elephant Diary

Shared Moments Between Old Friends

It seems that Maia and Rana have been finding moments to spend a bit of time together lately. A few days ago, near breakfast time, Rana walked into the yard where Maia was relaxing and the two stood near each other for a while. Because Maia can be keen to…...

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Video: Speedy Maia Always Finds Her Food

In this short video, you can see how quickly Maia motors toward her food when she knows it is snack time. You can count on Maia not to waste a moment getting to her treats of hay and produce....

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Guillermina’s Progress

  As we mentioned in the live video yesterday, we wanted to share updated information on Pocha and Guillermina in Mendoza. Trish and Ingo traveled to Argentina and, after a period of quarantine, were able to go to the ecoparque. Their intention was to assess Pocha and Guillermina’s comfort with…...

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Today’s Facebook Live Video With All of the Girls

Scott and Kat joined us today for a Facebook Live with Mara and her sisters. We know that there is some false information and unfortunate lies being spread about the health and treatment of our elephants right now. Our loyal supporters know that we take pride in our transparency and…...

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Mara Races to Eat Before Bambi Arrives

Although we can typically find Mara, Bambi, and Rana together, sometimes one of them will wander off for some alone time. Recently, Mara slipped away from Bambi and Rana, as she occasionally does. Once she was done eating dinner, Bambi eventually began to wander around, looking for her friend. After…...

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Breakfast For Some, Naps For Others

Bambi and Rana were spending time together at breakfast recently and Mara was off on her own. The two made an effort at calling for her – a few trumpets and some rumbles – but nothing like the loud, urgent bellows they’ve made in the past when Mara gets separated…...

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