Video: Happy International Mud Day!

Believe it or not, there is a special day of each year dedicated to the joy that can be found simply by playing in the mud. Here at Elephant Sanctuary…

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Bambi and Rana’s Evolving Relationship

Since her arrival, Bambi has been a colorful example of how dynamics among elephants in sanctuary can shift with the entrance of a new individual. Not only are new relationships…

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Maia is Taking It Slowly

Maia continues to wander on her own these days, but remains curious about what the other ladies are doing. She is still spending some relaxing time with Rana, but has…

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Mara, Bambi, and Rana – Minding Their Manners

The meal schedule for all of our elephants has returned to its regular routine. There is currently no need for night feeds, so everyone is back to their usual timetables.…

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Caregiver Training and Mateus’ Growth

Training to become an elephant caregiver is a slow and intricate process. You have to commit to learning practices that are specific to elephants and you also have to be…

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