Lady’s Force Field

This is a photo that Scott took of Lady on her way to dinner last night. We have taken A LOT of elephant photos over the past decades, and this…

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Determined to Fit

During a morning treatment, while the humans were with Mara and Rana along the fence, a nearby Maia decided that her entire body could fit in a nearby mud wallow.…

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Mara’s Mud Balls

Traditionally, when an elephant “plays” in a mud wallow, they lie down, squish around, and pick up mud with their trunk to throw it on their bodies. It’s messy, but…

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Bobbing for Apples

Sometimes, we cut apples into smaller pieces and put then in the water troughs around the habitat. This way, when an elephant comes to drink, they’ll find a little bobbing…

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Rana the Nurturer

Rana has a bit of a reputation for being our most social elephant. She is the unofficial welcoming committee of the sanctuary and is usually the first to meet our…

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