Bambi

Rana’s Nose: Up Close and Personal

We often joke that when the elephants at sanctuary hear the 4-wheeler coming near, they get as excited as a child when they hear the ice cream truck: they know there’s a chance that goodies might be on the way. Rana, Bambi, and Mara have been spending time in Yard…...

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Mara Is a Camera Hog

Some days, the elephants here can show their personalities in the most subtle (and funny) of ways. On this day, Mara, Bambi, and Rana were standing at the fenceline and Mara started to communicate with some deep rumbles. Scott zoomed in on Mara’s forehead, trying to catch the vibrations that…...

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A Valentine’s Day Fundraiser and a Gift For You!

It’s Valentine’s Day: the time of year when you want to express your love and appreciation for those who have touched your heart. As a way to allow people to do that for the girls and treat them at the same time, we will be giving them extra-special snacks. You…...

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Saturday Smile: Bambi Waits For Her Melons

For your Saturday smile this week, we hope you enjoy this photo of Bambi. She isn’t interested in being particularly dainty or patient at snack time today. Instead, she’s not-so-subtly indicating that she’d like her entire melon placed into her mouth whole. I’m guessing many of us occasionally snack the…...

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Bambi Is a Noisy Drinker

It seems that while Rana was having a quiet morning moment with her sister, Bambi was just behind being very… Bambi. She started the day in her typical style, having a very noisy time drinking from the waterers Scott installed throughout the habitat last year. She joyously drinks her fill…...

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To Party or To Snack? Maybe Both.

As a rule, we drive the 4-wheelers throughout the sanctuary without going directly into the habitats, for safety reasons. But sometimes we decide to drive into the habitat to take care of smaller tasks, just so the elephants won’t be confused if we need to get inside the fences, in…...

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