Bambi

Maia and Her Heavenly Grass

Maia headed back to the barn after spending an inordinate amount of time gorging on the fresh grass across the creek in Yard 5. Bambi was in Yard 1, spending time with Mara and Rana through a fence. The other two were in Yard 2, which does not share a…...

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Mara Heads into Yard 4 and Doesn’t Look Back

As we recently mentioned, after dinner, Mara & Rana have been heading out into Yard 4 for the evening some nights. One recent evening, as Rana and Mara finished eating their supplemental meal (and as Scott prepared Mara’s second dinner), Mara headed out into Yard 4 at a fast pace.…...

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Falling into somewhat of a routine

As we mentioned in yesterday’s post, Rana and Bambi spend time together most mornings while Mara receives additional feedings.  The rest of their day is also falling into somewhat of a routine. Around mid-day each day, Rana goes back into Mara’s space, and they spend the afternoon together, in the vicinity…...

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Mornings with Rana

Bambi has been enjoying mornings with Rana the past few days. After everyone finishes breakfast, we open up for the two to share space while Mara gets her second breakfast.  This scenario allows Mara to enjoy her bonus breakfast at her leisure, without a best friend to “help” her eat it.…...

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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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