Maia’s Happy Place: Yard 5

Maia prefers Yard 5. If not for the pond in Yard 4 (there are other ponds), her social nature, or the possibility of extra treats at the barn, she possibly…

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Lady’s Happy Place

Lady seems to love the water. Whether it’s in a puddle, creek, pond, or with a water hose, a shift comes over her when she is playing in the water.…

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A Lady Is Entitled to her Secrets

Part of our job here is to be elephant sleuths. Not only do we track the elephants around the habitat, but we pay attention to any small change in behavior…

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Lady’s Training is Coming Along

Lady is slowly coming along with her training. The beginning of target training with elephants can be difficult- often the hardest part. The base concept of target training is teaching…

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Good Rains and a Happy Rana

Despite being the wet season in Brazil, it’s been a few weeks since we’ve had a good rain. Thankfully, the uncharacteristic dry spell broke yesterday when we had not one,…

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