Bambi

Bambi’s Weight Is Going in the Right Direction!

The photo speaks for itself, but we want to share a little about Bambi’s weight as well. We know many of you are concerned about her putting on weight, but we also think most people forgot how emaciated she was upon arrival. It’s also difficult to not see her as…...

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Bambi’s African Elephant-Like Behaviors

We recently mentioned how Bambi walks and moves more reminiscent of an African elephant than an Asian elephant. There’s another thing she does that reminds us of the African elephants we have worked with – and it’s the way she eats. When we go out to “drop hay” for the…...

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Bambi is Shining More by the Day

Bambi is shining more and more each day, and she continues to thrive. She is also cracking her humans up more and more, not just with her enthusiastic antics but with how she moves her body. Bambi is an Asian elephant, and she has no recorded history of spending time…...

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Maia is Fast. Bambi is Faster.

If Maia perceives breakfast may potentially be late, she walks to the barn to investigate. It’s one of her more endearing qualities – and now that we have the cameras, we can confirm that she shows up minutes before the humans on the days she checks on breakfast. Bambi doesn’t…...

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Age-Related Changes in Elephants

The average lifespan of captive Asian elephants is 48 years (per Wikipedia). Maia, our youngest elephant, is 47. Our other residents are all older – Rana is 62, Lady is 49, Mara is 55, and Bambi is 58. With elephants, like all other animals, everyone ages a little differently and…...

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Sweet Interactions Along the Fence

Bambi spent a few days in Yard 5 and decided to head to Yard 1. Mara and Rana were in Yard 2 (which shares a fence with Yard 1). Bambi was walking normally at first, but as soon as she got around the corner, she started zooming as she entered…...

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