Elephant Diary

Guida And Her Dirt Pile

We mentioned the girls have been communicating more since in their new area. This video doesn’t have audio because all you can hear is the four wheeler and then us talking to her at the end. The new area is trickier to navigate at first, so we keep the four…...

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Maia Monkey vs The Palm Tree

Since we could all use a little levity after this week, we’re sharing a video of our Maia Monkey vs the palm tree. Both Maia and Guida serve as a constant reminder of why sanctuary is so important, but also even though we can’t save every elephant, together we can…...

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Our Lovely Ladies Maia And Guida

As for our lovely ladies Maia and Guida, they continue to do wonderfully. This was the other morning after breakfast. Scott went over to the fence to say hello and gave Maia a little bellly squish. That was all she needed to run over to Guida and start trumpeting and…...

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Maia and Guida: They Bring Such Joy

It’s always amusing when you realize no matter how many years you have worked with elephants, that they continue to amaze and bring such joy. Tonight Maia was fed on one side of the property, while we searched for Guida on the other. After about 15 minutes with Guida, Maia…...

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Maia’s Hat Action

Cutie Miss Maia felt like getting in on the ‘hat’ action (practice for Ramba’s arrival) and is sporting her own personal grass tuft on her head. Scott just called on the radio after being done with bringing the girls their dinner to ask where I fed them the other day…...

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Guida’s Transformation

To say we look at the girls a lot is an understatement. It’s easy to get lost just sitting back and watching them, especially with how much they have changed. Looking at a photo of Guida’s transformation from a little over 6 months ago we were reminded of the how…...

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