Elephant Diary

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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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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