Rana’s Invitation to Play

Frequently, filming the elephants doesn’t go as planned. This video is a great example of that. ? While most of the footage is unexpected close-ups of a charming Maia, Scott…

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Maia’s Unique Ability

Captivity changes elephants. Even once they arrive at Sanctuary, they can still struggle with complex thinking, problem-solving, and long-distance communication. These skills tend to improve with time, but they don’t…

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Mara Makes the New York Times!!!

Mara makes the New York Times!!! We are very excited to share this New York Times article about how South America came together, against all the odds, to open the…

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Lady Is in Her Bushes

After Lady’s arrival, one of the first things she did in the habitat was to stand in a clump of bushes and have a party of one. It was the…

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RanaBug Is a Very Clever Girl 😉

Rana and Mara seem to have a balanced relationship. Being together seems to be the most important part of the equation for them. Maia and Guida would sometimes wander off…

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