She Has a Full Schedule. Of Naps. ?

  Maia continues to be very busy with her full schedule of naps. The other day at dinner, Shirlei remarked how all the elephants were sleepy except for Maia. When…

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Her Own Little Party of One

Early one recent morning, Lady was in the back of Yard 4 and heading towards the creek as Kat and Scott headed to the barn. They assumed that she was…

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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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