Elephant Diary

Rana Crosses the Creek to Graze

There are times when you can see elephants from up the hill, depending on where they’ve decided to spend time. One morning, Kat looked down into the habitat and saw an elephant by herself in the back of Yard 4 and across the creek, where there is some different and…...

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Guillermina’s Grass Eating Technique

Like all of the girls, Guillermina finds joy in being able to graze throughout the habitat, generally enjoying time with her friends and doing something she’d never been able to do before sanctuary – simply choosing what and where to eat. On this day, she was spending time with Mara,…...

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Lady Enjoys Some Green Grass

We often talk about how much Lady enjoys the grass in Yard 5, and this is just one example of how much she takes pleasure in her walks and her grazing. This was later in the day, after dinner and Lady was down by the pond, in a very spunky…...

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Sunday Smile: Sleepy Rana

On this New Year’s Day, we might all be starting the morning (or afternoon) off as sleepy as Rana is here. She greets Scott, who holds her nose for a bit as they share a quiet moment together, respecting the peaceful place she is in. We’re sending you wishes for…...

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Maia and Guille Share Meals

During the rainy season when there is plenty of grazing for the elephants, we try to mix things up and not always feed them along the fenceline, if it can be done safely. The other day, Maia and Guille’s location presented the perfect opportunity to feed them away from the…...

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A Stroll With the Powerpuff Girls

A few days ago, we showed a video of Guillermina quickly crossing the habitat while carrying her snack. Here you can see how individual elephants can have completely different mindsets, simply depending on the day. ...

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