A Rare Evening With All Five Ladies

One recent night, Mara was in Yard 1, near the itchy-scratchy tree, when the habitat erupted in loud rumbles. We checked the cameras to see Bambi running full speed from Yard…

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Maia – Our Resident Tank

Maia has continued to be on the move – and to be a tank. It feels like every time we check on her, she’s somewhere else. It’s not uncommon to see…

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What Do Elephants Do In the Rain?

One of our more frequently asked questions is, “What do the elephants do in the rain?”  It’s mostly asked with concern.  As humans, we instinctively seek shelter from the rain, just like…

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A Long Journey: The Learning Curve For New Caregivers

Elephants, particularly older individuals and those dealing with injuries and ailments, require a particular kind of care at sanctuary. Elephants are unique in their needs and their healing processes –…

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Video: Mara Enjoying a Favorite Treat

Due to Mara’s struggles with gastrointestinal issues, our extended team customized a meal plan that appealed to her likes and dislikes, while addressing digestion and gas issues. It turns out…

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