Bambi

A Quiet Day With All the Girls Doing Well

Everyone is doing well, and it is a quiet day. It’s still hot here, and with the high temperatures hitting around 100*F (38*C), the elephants are feeling slow. Yesterday, our Facebook Live ended with Maia walking away from Bambi to look for her dinner. After Maia finished eating, she stayed…...

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Bambi and Maia Meeting and Touching for the First Time

Bambi and Maia Meeting and Touching for the First Time Part I Maia (on the left) and Bambi (on the right) are meeting at a gate. These are Bambi’s first physical interactions at Sanctuary. Bambi is very brave, and Maia is very gentle. Lady and Bambi were the first to…...

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Bambi Enjoys a Bath!

Bambi played in the water this morning while Scott sprayed her with the hose in the Elephant Care Center. Scott sprayed the hose near her, and she was very responsive. First, she lifted her trunk and wanted the water in her mouth. Shortly after, she started getting silly, and that’s…...

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Bambi Venturing Into the Outside World

Bambi had access to the yards this morning (Sunday) but was being cautious about going onto the patios and walking all of the way through. We wanted to make sure she understood there was no pressure, it was on her own time, so we went up to the office for…...

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Bambi’s First Morning at Sanctuary

Good morning. Part 1 of two- the internet cuts out. Bambi is tired this morning, but understandably so. She is eating and drinking well, nice and rumbly, just sleepy. Scott talks about Bambi’s stereotyping and a little bit about where the other ladies are. ••• Part 2 of 2- morning…...

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The End of Bambi’s First Day at Sanctuary

The end of Bambi’s first day at sanctuary. Closeup of Bambi starting at the 1:30 minute mark. Bambi was tired, so we packed up and headed out to give her some peace and quiet. We did go back down at 10 pm to check on her and give her some…...

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