Bambi

Sunday Smile: Maia Hugs Bambi’s Face

The caregivers report that many times when they drive up and approach Maia and Bambi, Maia is in a pose where she’s hugging Bambi’s face. It happens so often that Maia will occasionally stop eating (it’s true!) to wrap her trunk around Bambi’s face, as a sign of affection. It’s…...

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A Guillermina Sandwich

Bambi and Maia have been in the back of Yard 4 for several days now, with Guillermina joining them almost all of the time. She does go away to visit the other elephants, but always seems to come back to Bambi and Maia. ...

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Scott With All Five Elephants

As we mentioned yesterday, the five elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil have been spending more time near one another, though the distance between them varies depending on the situation. Here you can see Rana and Mara enjoying some hay. Guillermina, who had been standing with them, decided she would…...

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All of the Girls Share One Yard

In the morning after breakfast, all of the elephants were sharing Yard 5. They weren’t always close together – sometimes they’d be 10 meters apart and other times it would be 50 meters. Guillermina has been spending more and more time with Maia and Bambi, though she does still go…...

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Guillermina Joins Maia and Bambi

Guillermina has been spending more and more time with Maia and Bambi lately. On this particular morning, everyone was nice and light and a little chatty. Maia always seems to have something to say in the mornings. Of course, they were more rumbly before the camera came out – but…...

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Sunday Smile: Two Elephant Bottoms

Today’s Sunday Smile is brought to us by the perfect rear ends of Maia (left) and Bambi (right). You might notice that Maia’s bum is a little rounder than Bambi’s. That’s because Maia is always on the lookout for extra snacks and leftovers at meal times – and Bambi has…...

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