Elephant Diary

Miss Maia Lost in the Green

Miss Maia getting lost in the green. One of the nicest things about the habitat at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is that there are many trees and shaded areas dispersed throughout the pastures. This means the girls can graze during the hottest part of the day with shade and a temperature…...

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Guida’s Crown of Palms

Guida gave herself a crown of palms yesterday morning. Her and Maia were inside for breakfast and whether it’s due to bugs, to ensure she can save it for later without Maia eating it, (she has her own) or because she felt like adorning herself, Guida managed to get it…...

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Touches Your Heart

There is something about a smiley, bright-eyed Maia that touches your heart in a way few other things can. It may be because of her dark past and how guarded and anxious she looked before her life at sanctuary. But photos like this will always cause us to pause, smile…...

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When You’ve Got an Itch…

When you’ve got an itch, sometimes you need help to scratch it. Sometimes Guida uses Maia to rub on after mud baths, but this day it was a perfectly shaped tree that helped her out. The little things in life. ❤️ October 26, 2018 RELATED LINK Guida’s Page →...

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Mud Glorious Mud

Mud glorious mud. With all of the rain that has come our way, not only is the first pond full and the streams flowing, but the girls are squirming and sliding in their favorite mud spots....

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A Lady Never Forgets The Sound…

This little lady is as perfect as they come. Maia had footwork done today on one of her back feet. It had been a while, because the need for it is greatly reduced with a healthy habitat. But Maia still needs close attention paid to her pads, which weren’t great…...

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