Elephant Diary

Lovely Miss Maia

And for a closer shot of lovely Miss Maia in all of her cheeky glory, here you go. The beauty we appreciate in Maia most is the softness in her face. Maia had become so hardened to life. Being the ‘bad elephant’ and paying the price for it while at…...

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Mud Makes A Girl Happy

Mud makes a girl happy. Maia and Guida have a new favorite spot in their most recent yard (see photo below). The new yard has two creek crossings, the first one the girls have chosen a steep area to cross, even though there are much easier spots. The second creek…...

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Maia’s Bath

Cute girl Maia decided to stop by the sprinkler we had installed for Pelusa’s yard and take a bath this morning. As seems typical for people who work with elephants, Scott didn’t have any room on his phone for video, so instead we have a little slide show. Although possibly…...

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Guida And Her Dirt Pile

We mentioned the girls have been communicating more since in their new area. This video doesn’t have audio because all you can hear is the four wheeler and then us talking to her at the end. The new area is trickier to navigate at first, so we keep the four…...

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Maia Monkey vs The Palm Tree

Since we could all use a little levity after this week, we’re sharing a video of our Maia Monkey vs the palm tree. Both Maia and Guida serve as a constant reminder of why sanctuary is so important, but also even though we can’t save every elephant, together we can…...

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Our Lovely Ladies Maia And Guida

As for our lovely ladies Maia and Guida, they continue to do wonderfully. This was the other morning after breakfast. Scott went over to the fence to say hello and gave Maia a little bellly squish. That was all she needed to run over to Guida and start trumpeting and…...

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