Elephant Diary

Maia’s Squinty Smile

Someone asked yesterday for more information on Maia, they said they had seen a lot on Guida and were worried. I promised I would post a photo of her, so here she is. I did look back through our feed and Maia is all over the place, but her face…...

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Sleepy Girls

Some mornings the girls are really excited and other mornings they are like this. Although the beginning of the video looks like it is in slow motion, it’s not. Those are very slow ear flaps and slow trunk touches from two very tired ladies. And yes, the rumble at the…...

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Lovely Guida

Lovely Guida coming out of one of her new favorite spots. It’s a cute little nook with a dense grouping of trees that provides a good bit of shade during mid-day and still has some vines left that she has yet to eat. June 28, 2018...

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Lovely Miss Maia

And for a closer shot of lovely Miss Maia in all of her cheeky glory, here you go. The beauty we appreciate in Maia most is the softness in her face. Maia had become so hardened to life. Being the ‘bad elephant’ and paying the price for it while at…...

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Mud Makes A Girl Happy

Mud makes a girl happy. Maia and Guida have a new favorite spot in their most recent yard (see photo below). The new yard has two creek crossings, the first one the girls have chosen a steep area to cross, even though there are much easier spots. The second creek…...

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Maia’s Bath

Cute girl Maia decided to stop by the sprinkler we had installed for Pelusa’s yard and take a bath this morning. As seems typical for people who work with elephants, Scott didn’t have any room on his phone for video, so instead we have a little slide show. Although possibly…...

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