Bambi

Late Night Rumble-Fests

Mara, Rana, and Bambi have been having late night rumble-fests recently.  We will hear bellowing, giant rumbles, trumpets, squeaks, and more. They frequently cycle through what feels like every possible vocalization for happy celebrating elephants.  It’s incredible to hear and experience.  They aren’t just overwhelmingly happy parties; it’s a sort of a reunion…...

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Companions Rana and Bambi

Rana has been enjoying spending her days with Bambi in Yards 1 and 5, and in the evening she rejoins Mara and Maia in Yard 4. Rana and Bambi are very sweet with each other, and it’s nice to see the two bonding and spending more time together. When sharing…...

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Lady Keeps an Eye on Bambi

Lady has continued to seem happy spending time near the barn. She has been very bright and inquisitive and has been watching Bambi closely. Bambi has mostly been in Yard 5 while Lady has been near the barn. The two will observe each other from neighboring yards. Lady doesn’t seem…...

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Trainer Karissa Guest Post, Bambi’s Adorable Silliness

Karissa, who as we recently mentioned is here for a few weeks, wrote a guest post for us today, and even filmed this lovely video! Enjoy! Nine months. Nine months of no elephants for me—the longest period since my work with elephants began 11 years ago. It was a rough…...

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Bambi Plays in the Rain

Hope you enjoy this video of Bambi playing in the rain while Mara and Rana watch from nearby. They chose not to join in, but that didn’t seem to deter Bambi from having a lovely time. In case you are wondering, that is an elephant-made hole....

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Rainy Season and “Mud Days”

It’s the rainy season, so there is lots of mud everywhere all of the time. There’s been more rain than usual the past few days, and the elephants designated one day as “mud day” (or at least it seemed that way). Bambi and Rana were in the same yard, with…...

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