Elephant Diary

Rana Squeaks During Treatment

Caregiver Shirlei has been working with Rana on her checkups and morning treatment regimen. Rana is very soft with Shirlei and Shirlei is playful in return. It’s charming to see the two of them work together....

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Maia’s Responses to Guille’s Behavior

Guillermina brings with her a playful attitude. Her exuberance could be because of her youth – or it could simply be a part of her personality. We will learn more as she gets older and settles in with the other elephants over time. ...

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Guille Carries Her Snacks With Her

After spending dinnertime with her friends, Guillermina decided to take a walk around the habitat in search of some hidden treats for dessert. She came upon a few bites of hay, which she grabbed and (very) quickly began to carry away to eat. You can see that she scoops up…...

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A Simple Moment at Sanctuary

In this video, Bambi and Mara are calmly grazing and also eating food that we’ve placed around the habitat for them to find. It’s morning and they’ve just gotten a bug spray treatment – and you can hear the birds singing in the distance. Eventually, Rana walks out from the…...

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Happy 4th Re-Birthday Rana!

Today marks Rana’s 4th re-birthday here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Scott took a moment this morning to mark the occasion with her, as she, Mara, and Bambi were returning from what appeared to be a fantastic sunrise mud bath....

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Guille Gets Frightened By Birds

Recently we wrote about the birds that follow the girls around, eating the bugs that circle the elephants’ feet. It seems that Guillermina hasn’t yet gotten used to them being around yet, because they still have the ability to give her a momentary startle. ...

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