Elephant Diary

Maia and Rana Share Touches

After spending time together after last week’s visit to the barn, Maia and Rana have had some lovely little moments to themselves. A couple of days ago at the house, we spied two elephants across the creek in Yard 4, which turned out to be Mara and Bambi. Shortly after,…...

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Late Night/Early Morning Update From the Road

For those of you who are up early/late depending on where in the world you are, it is 2:30 am check-in from the transport caravan’s overnight hotel. The group stayed at a private hotel where the group was able to get some sleep and some very welcome showers. Chilly evening,…...

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Happy Mother’s Day to Pocha

In the wild, female elephants live in a matriarchal society and mothering can be a group effort. Pocha, however, faced the reality of motherhood alone. She carried Guillermina for 22 months and gave birth to her in the pit – with nothing and no other elephants to help. Pocha is…...

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First Morning on the Road with Pocha and Guillermina

  Good early morning from somewhere in Argentina. Mother and daughter, Pocha and Guillermina are doing well. Guillermina is very settled and an absolute rockstar. Both girls are eating and drinking a little- status quo for first-day travels, which is what we like. Don’t forget, you can also follow along…...

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Pocha and Guillermina Are On the Road to Brazil!

Time for Pocha and Guillermina to hit the road and come to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil! Trish and Scott give a quick update to show crates loaded on the truck and ready to roll!...

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Bambi and Her Inquisitive Nose

Bambi is a curious girl who occasionally finds reasons for innocent mischief during her day. She’s also on the hunt for food often – anywhere she can find it. You can see her holding a pile of hay, but still reaching out her trunk to see if there are any…...

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