You Ask, We Answer: How Do Elephants React to Cold Weather?

After a recent post about a change in temperature here in Brazil, we had several people ask questions about how elephants react to cooler weather, and what the sanctuary does…

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Video: After Dinner With Rana, Mara, and Bambi

Rana and Mara are enjoying a few after-dinner mouthfuls of hay when Bambi decides to join the group, making a perfect Bambi-sized spot between the other two ladies. Mara goes in…

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Chilly Weather Makes for Silly Parties

We recently had a couple of cool days here at the sanctuary, and colder weather makes most elephants act spunky and silly. In fact, all animals of all sizes in…

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Sanctuary Animals Find Mara’s Snacks

Now that Mara’s appetite is healthier and she is eating nicely at regular mealtimes, we no longer come down late at night for an extra feeding. However, as we’ve mentioned,…

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Giving Lady a Gentle Nudge

One of the reasons we recently encouraged Lady to spend some time in Yard 5 was the fact that she’d shown a bit of interest in going into Yard 4.…

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