Bambi

Bambi is smitten with Rana

We were leaving after feeding Lady dinner in the back of Yard 2 when we heard rumbles and trumpeting in the distance. We knew it could only be Bambi – nobody else sounds quite like her, and, due to her deep rumbles, they also seem to travel the furthest (at…...

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Mara, Rana, and Bambi Graze Together

Recently, when we check on the girls at lunchtime, Mara has been in the pond in Yard 4. She’s been enjoying the pond in general lately, and it’s great to see her take advantage of everything sanctuary has to offer. When we pulled up the other day, we saw her…...

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Bambi Crashes Through the Bushes

When we recently drove through the habitat for night feed, we heard elephants to our left. We weren’t sure if it was all three or some combination of Mara, Rana, and Bambi. We circumvented the noises, crossed the fence, and waited to see who would show. Sometimes it’s hard to…...

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Bambi Learns Body Language

In this video, Bambi is approaching Rana (and the fence). Mara doesn’t appear in the video, but she is just off-screen beside Rana for the entire video. While Mara, Bambi, and Rana are doing well as a trio, Bambi is a little more watchful than she was before. As you…...

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana Share Space

Bambi and Mara have continued spending intermittent time together in the same yard. It is going well overall. Bambi has been very respectful of Mara’s space, but she is still staying near her friend. She will wander off to graze but then come back. Sometimes, Rana is with them, but…...

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Mara and Bambi Together Again

We opened up Yard 4 for Bambi while Mara was in the back of the yard, near the mud wallow. As many of you may recall, Bambi and Mara did fantastic sharing space at first, but then Mara began acting out toward Bambi. In response, we separated the two. They…...

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