Bambi

Four Girls at the Pond

At the end of the day, while Guillermina spent some time in a different area of Yard 4, Bambi, Maia, Mara, and Rana all hung out together as a foursome by the edge of the pond. It had been raining for a couple of hours and there was a nice…...

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Ani Birds Follow the Elephants

Ani are a type of bird from the cuckoo family, and they are prevalent around the sanctuary this time of year. There are bugs galore due to the amount of rain we are getting, much to the dismay of the humans and the elephants. However, ani LOVE bugs and are…...

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Monday Morning With the Powerpuff Girls

Humans aren’t always fans of Monday mornings. For some, it can mean a dreaded trip back to work or an extra-sleepy early alarm. Elephants, however, seem to have a different concept of Mondays, so they have no problem starting the week off with a little extra silliness....

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Guille Shares Space – But Not Food

Guille is slowly learning how to give the other elephants sufficient room to eat during their snack times. We intentionally spread out their food so that everyone has something to look for and enjoy, and to avoid as much sharing as possible. The other girls have learned to keep an…...

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After Breakfast With the Girls

The elephants seem to be settling into a nice rhythm when it comes to mealtime – even if Guille is still working out some of the more subtle details. Each day, there’s a different configuration of girls spending time with one another, but the atmosphere is generally relaxed and comfortable.…...

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Bambi and Guille at Breakfast

Guillermina is still working out some boundaries with the other elephants, sometimes trying to test her limits to see what she can get away with, as she works to redefine herself without Pocha. While this can be normal for a young captive elephant to do, we try to encourage her…...

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