Elephant Diary

Sanctuary Magic: Night Feeds

Night feeds have become a special time at the sanctuary. Even when the girls are being silly, there is a relaxed and peaceful feeling to them that can’t be recreated during the day. Even Scott, who is traditionally a morning person, loves these moments....

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Can’t Find the Three at Night

Lady was recently by the barn at night feed, and the others were nowhere to be seen. As Mara, Rana, and Bambi tend to show up at the barn at night, we called for them to see if anyone answered. Usually, Bambi will respond with her deep rumbles if they are…...

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Being Maia is (Never) Boring

We haven’t shared much about Maia lately, and that’s because she’s been wonderfully, blissfully boring. She continues to spend her time in Yard 5, alternating between grazing in the back pastures and being a pond blob....

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Rana Steals From Bambi

Rana will sometimes “share” Mara’s food, but in a very respectful way.  When we hand something to Mara that she doesn’t want, she will hand it back to us or drop it.  Sometimes, once she’s done eating the “good stuff,” Mara will go back and eat the food she dropped.…...

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Lady’s New Oil

Lady has continued to prefer hanging out near the barn in Yards 1, 2, & 3 and enjoy her daily foot soaks in the jacuzzi. Our veterinarian team regularly changes her foot care routine as they see how she responds to various treatments. Since her arrival, her left front leg…...

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Morning With the Three Ladies

One recent morning, we were surprised to see Mara, Bambi, and Rana all at the barn. We haven’t seen all three at the barn in the morning in months. It was a produce delivery day, so they picked a great day to be near the barn....

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