An Easygoing Afternoon With Lady and Rana

Rana and Bambi were both at the barn one recent morning, while Mara was near the pond in Yard 4, seemingly quite relaxed. It’s out of the ordinary for Bambi and…

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana – the Nosy Neighbors

At the sanctuary, there is never a shortage of projects (and side projects) in the works. One of the many items on our to-do list has been building a treatment area…

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How Elephants Deal With Loss

Because of recent discussions on Mara’s health, some questions arose on social media about what it means when elephants who are bonded lose a friend and the mental toll it…

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The Ladies Have a New Favorite Grazing Spot

While Maia and Lady spend substantial amounts of time across the creek in Yard 4, the other three haven’t crossed the creek yet this rainy season.

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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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