Bambi

Sunday Smile: Bambi’s Bite of Hay

This week’s Sunday Smile is an appreciation of a healthy breakfast. Each morning, all of the elephants are given produce and hay as a way to supplement the food they get from daily grazing. Here, Bambi has taken a nice sized bite of hay, knowing there is plenty more to…...

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Spending Time Near the Barn

Lady has been spending time once again in the male yard, enjoying all of the palms that are at her disposal. While she was there, we thought it would be nice to open up all of the yards for the other five girls. We can’t be sure where they slept…...

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From Nicole: Bambi’s Footwork

Visiting caregiver Nicole has been recently working with Bambi to improve a little on presenting her hind feet for foot care. According to Nicole, “She was getting so close to resting her foot on the fence, but just wouldn’t bring it up the last little bit. Then one morning (caregiver)…...

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Bambi’s Nighttime Ruckus

Rana has recently been going to the area between Yards 4 and 5, near where Lady was. We decided to take the opportunity to let her and Lady share space for a little while, since they’d been together recently. We opened up Yard 5 and the connecting yards near the…...

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From Nicole: A Game of Hide and Seek

We once again have visiting caregiver Nicole here at the sanctuary. She relates here a story of driving on the 4-wheeler, trying to put eyes on all of the elephants, and finding a certain someone in the trees, perhaps being a little cheeky with her. ...

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Guillermina Gives Bambi Some Space

Guillermina is a curious girl and sometimes she really wants to be part of the action – whatever is going on. After mealtimes, Bambi will often work with a caregiver on some training techniques, and Guille is really interested in what’s going on to the point where she can hinder…...

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