Elephant Diary

Video: Lady Splashes Around and Has Some Muddy Fun

We caught a brief moment of Lady enjoying herself at a mud hole recently. You can see that she splashes around with her trunk, covering herself with mud and generally making a nice squishy mess. She uses her trunk to scoop up little balls of mud – one of her…...

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Maia is Distracted By Her Love of Snacks

The elephants have an excellent sense of time, particularly when it comes to food. Recently, we were a bit tardy getting their late night snack put out in the habitat, so Mara, Bambi, and Rana made their way down toward the barn to see what the holdup was. The three…...

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Bambi Makes Progress During Treatments

During Bambi’s most recent weigh-in, we were delighted to see how willing she was to get into the chute and participate in the whole process. Those of you who have followed Bambi’s journey from the beginning – particularly in the days and months prior to her transport to sanctuary –…...

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Video: Rana and Bambi Reunite with Mara

This video was taken last week from one of our habitat cameras. It is not as high-resolution as those we might take up close with our cameras or phones – but it captures the essence of the relationship between Mara, Bambi, and Rana so well that we had to share. ...

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Positive News From the Weigh-Ins

This week, we were able to weigh the girls as part of their normal check-ups. We admit that we were slightly concerned that one of our “healthier” girls might have put on some pounds they didn’t need, but were relieved to find that was not the case. Rana remains in…...

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Lady’s Feet – Back to Normal After a Little Soreness

Lady has been making some trips back and forth from the yards near the barn, back to her favorite spots in the deeper parts of Yard 5. For a brief time when she was closer to the barn, we saw her doing things like putting rocks underneath her feet, which…...

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