During a sunny afternoon, Maia and Guillermina were near the barn, after foot trimming, and we decided to give them the option for a bath and a nice, cool drink from the hose. Though we do have water troughs throughout the sanctuary and there is one right where they are standing, sometimes the girls prefer water from the hose.
Guille took just a quick noseful and kept walking, opting for a full body wash instead, but Maia was more than ready for her turn. You can see that she puts her trunk up to catch some water, which she then puts in her mouth to drink. After that, Maia opens her mouth up wide to indicate exactly where she’d like the caregiver to aim. She gets a nice, long stream of water while also continuing to take some in through her nose. By the end, she’s gotten a good soaking, then picking up the trunkful of grass that she dropped when deciding to drink.
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Melinda saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 2:09 pm
I so love seeing the girls having so much fun, with a lot of help from their human caregivers!
John saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 2:14 pm
More videos like this! Please. I just love watching these girls enjoying themselves. It makes my day. Thank you!
Jeanine saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 4:20 pm
Oh that feels so good.
Suzanne Eaton saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 4:32 pm
Oh, Maia girl, you are having so much fun. You are in control and your humans are so happy to give you what you claim as yours. That is what sanctuary is for – listening and complying.
Thank you GSE for this awesome video of love.
Pauline saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 4:34 pm
Aaaaawwwww! This is just sooooo adorable! 💖💖💖💖💖💖
Wim saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 4:55 pm
Wonderful interaction. Who’s playing who.
Merry saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 7:28 pm
Beci saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 7:58 pm
That is so great. Could you please tell me and I’m sure others how to tell the girls apart when we see them in a picture? I keep trying to see different area on them that could help me but it isn’t.. thank you for all you all do for them. You are amazing people to give your time taking care and making sure they are safe and healthy. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼💗
Sara saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 10:39 pm
There is no single way to tell them apart. Each has a different shape of ear, length of tail, coloring, etc. It takes some time observing them to get it right. Sometimes I have to double check myself.
Bonnie saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 9:31 pm
Sara why are Maias eyes like a glowing color at the end of the video when she turns her head away actually really pretty if that is her actual color
Sara saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 10:41 pm
That’s just how her eyes look naturally when the sunlight hits them.
Terry saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 10:35 pm
That was the coolest thing to watch!!! I had my mouth open with Maia!!!
Patricia saysJanuary 11, 2023 at 11:14 pm
They make me sing Depeche Mode! When I see you girlies, I go out of my head! I just can’t get enough, I just can’t get enough! xoxoxo
SHEILA saysJanuary 13, 2023 at 5:49 am
OH MY U 2 L
ADIES REALLY LUCKED OUT GETTING NICE COOL WATER SHOWER AND DRINK. NICE TO SEE MZ GUILLIE HAS HER LOVELY TAIL HAIR STILL. HOPE LADY STILL HAS SOME TOO. 💞 GREAT TO SEE MAIA AND GUILLE R STILL HANGING TOGETHER SOME DAYS.
Beji saysJanuary 13, 2023 at 6:57 am
An elephant water park….and I thought I’d seen it all….too cute!!
Tammy saysJanuary 19, 2023 at 12:36 am
Too cute i tell ya ☺
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