Bambi

Bambi and Rana’s Evolving Relationship

Since her arrival, Bambi has been a colorful example of how dynamics among elephants in sanctuary can shift with the entrance of a new individual. Not only are new relationships formed, but relationships that already exist between elephants who have known each other for years can also change. Every individual…...

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Maia is Taking It Slowly

Maia continues to wander on her own these days, but remains curious about what the other ladies are doing. She is still spending some relaxing time with Rana, but has been watching Mara, Bambi, and Rana together, just at a distance. On a recent night, Maia was near the barn…...

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Mara, Bambi, and Rana – Minding Their Manners

The meal schedule for all of our elephants has returned to its regular routine. There is currently no need for night feeds, so everyone is back to their usual timetables. Mara has been eating well and eating everything we give her. We are happy to see that Bambi is also…...

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Video: Bambi’s Dinner Buffet

Bambi is known to be an enthusiastic eater and you can see that her dinner here is a buffet that would make any elephant happy. She’s eating hay, grain, melons, pineapple, apples, and other produce and she is definitely enjoying her meal. This is a perfect example of how dexterous…...

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A Typical Day in the Life of a Sanctuary Elephant

If you were to ask for a simple description of an elephant’s day here at sanctuary, you might get a joking answer like: nap, eat, chat, poop, nap, eat, play, poop, etc. But, of course, there’s a little more to it than that… sometimes.  As the sun comes up, our…...

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Video: A Quick Chat With the Three Ladies

We never know what the elephants might be talking about. Knowing Mara, Bambi, and Rana, it’s possibly dinner – but they seem to be good storytellers, no matter what the topic. Scott recently recorded a short moment of casual conversation. At around 9 seconds, you can hear Rana make an…...

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