Elephant Diary

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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Beginning of the Rainy Season

Very beginning of the rainy season and look how green things are already. Nature is absolutely amazing. Guida and her happy flaps are pretty special too.  October 15, 2018 RELATED LINK Guida’s Page →    ...

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Maia Is Relaxing While Guida Photobombs

When you try your hardest to get video, but someone else has other plans. Maia is relaxing by the tree, Guida is the one who wants a close up. October 14, 2018   RELATED LINK Maia’s Page →...

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Stunning Miss Guida

Stunning Miss Guida mid ‘happy flaps’. This evening she was enjoying her photograph being taken, but sometimes it seems she would rather you not. It’s subtle, she doesn’t get aggressive or cranky, there’s just a slight shift. She is the first elephant that I’ve worked with who just sometimes seems…...

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Tossing Her Hay Over Her Head

Beautiful Guida letting us know that even in the dry season, the property is just what an elephant needs. Guida is tossing her hay over her head in the photo. This is something we saw during the Spring in TN as well. Hay was a bug repellant and sunscreen, grass…...

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