Guillermina and Pocha Love Mud

As Pocha and Guillermina have been exploring their new world, they have discovered that they love mud. While this might seem like an obvious thing for many elephants, the harsh…

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EleFact Friday: Safe Spaces To Heal

In our recent updates on Pocha and Guilliermina, we’ve received quite a few questions about whether the two are returning to the barn after their explorations in the yards. We…

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Pocha, Guille, and Rana At the Mud Wallow

Guillermina and Pocha have been showing an increased interest in interacting with the other elephants at the sanctuary, to different degrees. After their last encounter with Bambi, Mara, and Rana,…

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Guillermina Discovers the Itchy Scratchy Tree

Discovering the “Itchy Scratchy Tree” is somewhat of a rite of passage for elephants who are new to the sanctuary in Brazil. After being so well loved by 7 elephants…

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Rana and the Hummingbird

For your Sunday Smile, we’re sharing a video of a hummingbird dancing around Rana, as though she were a flower. Hummingbirds have been hanging around the barn almost every day…

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