Elephant Diary

Silly Charming Maia

Miss Maia in all her silly charming glory. It’s easy to see how Maia brings out the happy in those around her, this includes elephants and humans. For Guida this has meant a nurturing of her playful side, which we see grow more and more every day. For us it…...

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Beautiful Miss Guida and Her Partial Blue Eye

Beautiful Miss Guida. In the past, we have spoken about her eyes and how the bottom third is actually blue. It’s something that is very hard to catch on film, but if you click on the photo to enlarge it, you can see the bottom is much lighter. We love…...

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Maia: Her Ear Tells A Story

This is Maia shortly after getting out of the pond, so you can still see all of her fantastic polka dots. Once she coats herself in dirt and mud, they disappear for a bit.  If you enlarge the photo, her ear tells a story if you look closely at it…...

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Guida: Her Palms And Pond

When it’s impossible to decide which you would rather do- eat or swim?  It’s been hot the past few days so the pond is a priority. After breakfast both Maia and Guida walked straight for it, but it seems Guida was still a little hungry and picked up a snack…...

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Guida And The Stormy Sky

Mother nature at its finest, Guida and the stormy sky. We often joke about elephants being smarter than their caregivers, and how the really smart ones like to entertain themselves. About 20 minutes before dinner, I was speaking to Scott on the phone at the house and could see Guida…...

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Big Bad Guida

  It seems the fly overhead made Guida a little suspicious of Wall-E (the drone) so she decided to make sure it knew who was boss. Which is cute, because it’s Guida. It’s the first time she has ever paid the drone any mind. If she continues to seem bothered,…...

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