Sunday Smile: Mara’s Squishy Mud Face

Everyone has their favorite ways to celebrate relaxing rainy days. Some humans might be tempted to nap or curl up with a good book. Not so at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil.…

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Rana’s “Land Shark” Technique

Sometimes after we put snacks out into the habitat, some of the girls become what we refer to as “land sharks,” headed straight toward the food. What you see in…

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Sanctuary Memories: Meeting Mara

As part of our Sanctuary Memories series, Kat shares a story about the first time she met Mara at Ecoparque Buenos Aires. On Scott’s trip prior, Mara had been inside…

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Maia and Guille Cross the Creek

Guille and Maia were on the move yesterday, walking from the smaller yards in one corner of the sanctuary to the opposite corner in Yard 4 – quite a hike.…

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Maia is a Sensitive Soul

When something emotional occurs at the sanctuary, it gives each of us a new perspective on the individual elephants and how they process deep feelings. Though some may view Lady…

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