Maia’s Fantastic Hay Hat

Maia and Lady are known for their natural head decorations and Guillermina is starting to follow in their footsteps. But hay isn’t purely decorative when it comes to elephant “hats”;…

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Maia’s Post-Rain Scratch

We recently talked about the dry season coming to an end and, since then, have been lucky enough to experience several soaking rains at the sanctuary. The elephants delight in…

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Pocha and Guillermina Explore Yard 5

For the past few days, Lady has shown interest in spending time in the yards closer to the barn rather than roam in Yard 5. We saw this as an…

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Pocha and Her Watermelon

Elephants seem to get great enjoyment from eating a watermelon – and there’s nothing quite as satisfying as listening to and watching them eat one. Because the girls tend to…

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Happy 2nd Re-Birthday, Bambi!

It’s official: the lovely, rumbly Bambi has now lived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil for two years. Watching her learn and grow has been a delight and an honor – particularly…

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