Elephant Diary

Good Morning from Mendoza With Scott and Ingo

Good morning from Ecoparque Mendoza. A little bit of time starting off with Kenya, the female African elephant, and then Pocha and Guillermina. Ingo also speaks part way through, for all of those who speak Spanish. No move date yet, but the girls are doing great. If you want to…...

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Facebook Live – Scott and Ingo with Pocha and Guillermina

Here, Scott and Ingo spend some time with Pocha and Guillermina at the Mendoza Ecoparque. We are entering the home stretch for The Big Payback – and each of you have taken up the cause with great enthusiasm. There are just a few hours left to give and we have…...

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Scott – Live Video From Mendoza

SURPRISE! Scott is coming to us live from Mendoza this morning as preparations are underway to begin the transport of Pocha and Guillermina to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil.  This is an exciting week for many reasons – we are thrilled that Scott is with the girls in Mendoza and that we…...

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Maia and Bambi Touch One Another

The elephants and their behavior showed us there has been some sort of tension between Maia and Bambi, but we’ve never been sure exactly why. No one has witnessed any direct aggression between the two, but Maia has seemed more insecure around Bambi than around any of the other elephants…...

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Lady Has a Refreshing Drink

Mara and Bambi can be charmingly demanding of getting drinks from the hose. While the other elephants are generally fine with using the water troughs, they also like a good watering from time to time.  Here, Lady is enjoying a special drink from the hose. Near the beginning of the…...

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EleFact Friday: Meet Pocha and Guillermina

It’s been an exciting week here at GSE with the anticipation of Pocha and Guilliermina’s impending transport to sanctuary. For this week’s EleFACT Friday, we wanted to talk a little bit about these two ladies for those who may not be familiar with their stories, or for anyone who is…...

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