From their first day at sanctuary, we found that Pocha and Guillermina absolutely love to dust. After living in a sterile environment for decades, it makes sense that having contact with the earth would bring joy and plenty of tactile fun. The two of them throw dust on themselves throughout the day, whenever they have the opportunity. Undoubtedly, it feels good on their skin and is likely a simple way to just have a good time.
In this video, you can see Guillermina and Pocha walking – and they can’t help but stop a couple of times to throw dirt on themselves at one of their favorite dusting holes. It’s an almost irresistible urge. Watching them enjoy such simple pleasures is a delight and a wonderful example of the innocent beauty that sanctuary can bring.
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Katherine saysJuly 10, 2022 at 2:51 pm
It’s the ‘little things” in life that matter , like a dust with fresh earth
Pam saysJuly 10, 2022 at 2:52 pm
What joy to see Pocha and Guille wandering lazily, dusting at will, having the freedom to enjoy their lives and do whatever they want! Thank you for sharing these sweet moments with us.
Tammy saysJuly 10, 2022 at 3:03 pm
So very beautiful to watch these girls walking along able to just be elephants which leads me to my question I’ve often wondered how do elephants stop dust and other things from being inhaled directly into their lungs? I must’ve missed that Elefact Friday episode talking about how amazing their trunks truly are thanks guys!
JoAnn Merriman-Eaton saysJuly 10, 2022 at 3:14 pm
What joy and happiness! Seeing those lush surroundings, Pocha and Guille walking leisurely, dusting and just enjoying their freedom. WOW! just WOW!
Joan saysJuly 10, 2022 at 3:44 pm
Just joyous to see the 2 of them casually walking along the road dusting as they go, in a natural state of existence
Katherine saysJuly 10, 2022 at 3:49 pm
Lovely – dust up
Viviana Gallo saysJuly 10, 2022 at 5:50 pm
¡¡Que enorme es Guillermina al lado de su mamá!! Mi gordita bella, cuanta valentía de Pocha al criar a Guiile ella sola, sin ayuda de una manada y en las condiciones terribles del pozo en que vivía. Las amo!!
Merry saysJuly 11, 2022 at 12:04 pm
Did you know you would have such excellent dust when you bought the place?!
Nancy Shaw saysJuly 13, 2022 at 1:54 pm
Does Gui usually walk in front of her Mum ?
Sara saysJuly 13, 2022 at 2:08 pm
She is a very fast girl, so she often walks in front in general!
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