Bambi

Bambi’s Delicate Grazing

Because the rainy season has created a whole world of fresh, green grass around the sanctuary, you can find all of the elephants grazing almost constantly. Wild elephants graze for 15-20 hours a day, and our sanctuary residents have the same luxury of being able to eat all day if…...

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Bambi, Rana, and Mara Stroll By the Pond

This week, Scott saw the “Powerpuff Girls” walking near the pond and hoped to get a video of Bambi playing in the mud, because, for many days, that had become part of her afternoon routine. At the last minute she seemed to opt out of a mud bath. As often…...

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Maia and Bambi Snack Together

While Maia and Bambi spend time together in a group setting, it’s not often that we see them standing apart from the rest of the elephants with just the two of them sharing space. While the other girls were still nearby, we caught a glimpse of this configuration, which was…...

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Identifying the Elephants: Learning About Bambi

Last year, we offered a series on how to identify each elephant. We thought, since we have new followers AND a new member of the herd, we would provide some more information on each elephant every week, for the next six weeks. We’re starting today with Bambi. ...

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Guille and Bambi’s Quest

During a recent morning, Scott was watching Guillermina and Bambi exploring together, side by side. It was an intriguing moment because, while the two do spend time with one another, this seemed to be a different kind of close togetherness, a small transformation and possible evolution of their friendship. ...

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Guillermina Joins Maia and Bambi

This sanctuary morning started off with some maintenance construction in the annex area of Yard 4, which Guillermina did not initially embrace. While there have been times where she has curiously watched the backhoe work outside of the habitat in the distance, other times she has quickly left when it…...

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