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Facebook Live – A Few Moments With Lady

Just a quick check-in with Miss Lady Bug, since she didn’t appear in the live feed the other day. Volume up to hear the beautiful birds in the background as she lazily eats a watermelon.

Lady is in Yard 2, close to the barn after finishing her foot soaks and treatment this morning. Her back feet are good, but her front right is having an issue with the pad. This comes from her years before sanctuary, where there was no care or trimming and overgrown layers trapped feces and debris over the years. Because of this, and to take some pressure off of the pad, those front nails are left longer than you would trim if you were trimming simply for aesthetics. And while they don’t look as pretty as Maia’s, it aids significantly in her comfort and ability for that area to heal.
The wet spot on her face is from cleaning an old abscess she arrived with. It had remained untreated for years due to a misunderstanding that it was ‘normal’ drainage. This unfortunately means it will also flare up on and off for years as it heals. We clean and medicate it regularly, although there isn’t any frequent drainage. And she’s a total peach with all of her treatments.

Comments(19)

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    guy says

    My God. LOOK at this place. It is paradise.

    Living there, it might be easy to forget… but it is paradise. Paradise. You have made heaven on earth.

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    Merry says

    Scott, I came here while you were working to get Bambi ready for the trip. I loved your rambles than, and I will always welcome them.

    Would you consider filming one of the treatment sessions?

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      Sara says

      Lady is okay with being filmed sometimes, but is generally not comfortable if we don’t focus completely on her during her treatments.

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    John says

    Sometimes it’s hard to get a good gauge of how big these wonderful creatures are. How tall is Lady?

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      Sara says

      To be honest, we’ve never measured her height. She is tiny, as far as elephants go – definitely under eight feet.

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    Sue says

    Thank you for this treat! It has made my day getting to watch our Lovely LadyBug enjoy her watermelon! She looks so content ❤️🐘❤️ . And Scott, you can ramble anytime! We get a bunch of extra little tidbits on our Girls and Sanctuary whenever you do! Love it ❤️🐘❤️

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    Alana says

    Scott, I think I speak for lots of us who hang on your very word & so miss it when we don’t hear your voice sweet talking the girls or educating the rest of us. Also just a great clip of Lady, what a Love bug.

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    Bella says

    Scott, you are sharing this beautiful world with us. And while it may seem like rambling to some people, to me it feels like we’re standing together and you’re sharing. I love you talking. You’re like this favorite friend who is so interesting.

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    Patricia Richardson says

    Thank you, Scott, for being there, as well thanks to the whole fabulous team! This is so wonderful, like you are not only giving beautiful sweet Lady and the other ladies, but us as well, bringing us back to a sense of childhood when we first saw and smelled the green, and heard the birdsong!!!

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    June Ross says

    I love her with her “lace trimmed” ears! She is beautiful and I was very glad to see her once again. Thank you Scott.

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    Audrey says

    The video/audio was fabulous. It was wonderful to se Lady enjoy her watermelon. Scott was wonderful telling us about her.
    Lady looks great & seems to enjoy the Sanctuary. Keep up the excellent work you all do.
    ❤️ from 🇨🇦

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    SHEILA says

    GORGEOUS SWEET LADY❤️🐘❤️WITH THE SORE FEET! I ALSO SEE HER BEAUTIFUL LONG TAIL THAT WAS FULLY HAURED A YEAR AGO WHEN SHE ARRIVED! AAAH NOW SHE HAS HARDLY ANY HAIR ON HER TAIL! BUSHWACKING HAS TAKEN HER TAIL HAIR😢. YES LADY 😍LOOKS VERY HAPPY AND HEALTHY SCOTT❗️ I THINK SHE LOVES ❤️YOU BECAUSE YOU RESCUED HER! SO YOU GOT TO TAKE VIDEO👍NICE VIDEO, THIS LIL LADY BUG, SHES VERY SWEET, SWEETER YET FROM THE WATERMELLON😀👍

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    Holly O'Brien says

    I love your ramblings Scott!!! no worries

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    Bernadette M Andaloro says

    Thank you for this wonderful video! I loved listening to the birds and watching Lady enjoy her watermelon. So glad you take such good care of these wonderful animals!

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    Beji says

    A symphony of tweets and chirps. A snack of a juicy watermelon. Peace and tranquility, all’s right with the world. Also, the ramblings are appreciated. It’s so obvious that Scott is in awe of these incredible beings that it’s easy to get jumbled up. Bravo!

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    Wim says

    Adorable Lady enjoyable to watch as always.
    Extraordinary a pumpkin eating a watermelon.
    Thanks Scott how does it feel sitting on the front row.
    👏🐘👏

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    Lynne Russert says

    Looks & sounds so peaceful! Scott, tx for sharing. Loved watching her enjoy her special treat!! She’s beautiful!💗

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    Nicola says

    I love your ‘ramblings’ Scott! Don’t stop! Love Lady ❤️

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    Tracy says

    I love these daily peeks into their beautiful world. Thank you so so much.
    You’re doing unbelievably wonderful work with these beautiful ladies.
    Thank you.
    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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