Bambi

Maia is No Longer Our Fastest Elephant. Guess Who Is!

We’ve had many requests for a video comparing Bambi’s walking speed to our other elephants. Before Bambi’s arrival, Maia was our fastest elephant. We recently tried to film Bambi and Maia walking on opposite sides of the fence to demonstrate their different speeds. It wasn’t very successful, so we tried…...

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Bambi’s Tour of Yard 4

When Bambi first started spending time in Yard 4, we gave her a bit of a tour over a few days. Sometimes our new arrivals explore the space with a friend who has lived here for a while, such as Mara, who explored with Rana. Since Bambi was in Yard…...

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Bambi Is Beginning to Understand That Her Food Now Grows Everywhere

While Maia spent a few days past the creek in Yard 5, Bambi spent a few days across the creek in Yard 4. Bambi’s time there seemed to have slowed her down a bit, at least in terms of food. We don’t know if it’s a temporary shift or if…...

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Fence Party TIme for Rana, Mara, and Bambi!

With Mara and Rana’s seemingly increasing boredom, we opened the gate to Yard 4 to give them the option of joining Lady for a few days. They did not immediately head into the yard. Rana spent some time near the open gate, but Mara spent much of the day socializing…...

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An Elephant on a Mission

One recent morning, we separated Rana and Mara after breakfast for Mara to enjoy some additional hay. Bambi was near the training square, so we opened between Bambi, who was currently in Yard 5, Rana (in Yard 2), and Yard 4. This scenario gave Bambi the option of time with…...

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When Stinky Fruit Is a Good Thing. Just Ask Bambi.

Bambi may have some vision in her left eye still. When elephants are blind in one eye, they tend to be hypersensitive to certain things and shift their entire body to adjust their gaze when you approach. We don’t observe Bambi doing these behaviors, which is why we suspect she…...

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