Bambi

Rana, Mara, and Bambi Have Lots To Communicate

As you may know, the elephants seem to think of the 4-wheelers as something akin to an ice cream truck – ready to offer food whenever it drives by. On a recent afternoon, Scott was passing by Yard 4 and stopped for a moment to greet Rana, Mara, and Bambi,…...

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New Nighttime Hangouts

We’ve talked recently about how the elephants seem to be moving around in different configurations during the night, spending time in different places and with different groups than they might during the day. If we go down to the habitat in the later parts of the evenings, we check on…...

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Lovely Ladies in the Rain

While it’s still the dry season here in Mato Grosso, we keep getting wonderful and unexpected rainstorms. It makes the grass and people really happy and it makes the elephants really silly. When the weather is slightly cooler and it rains, the girls always seem extra light and playful. As…...

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Miss Mara and Her Continuing Journey

Mara is an elephant with a special, intangible quality that makes others want to be her friend. She, Bambi, and Rana (aka the Powerpuff Girls) have been a strong team for a while now. Mara also seems to have welcomed Maia into the group and is (very) slowly opening up…...

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Sanctuary Memories: Meeting Bambi

As part of our ongoing Sanctuary Memories series, Scott talks about his first meeting with Bambi and how deeply she changed between the first time they saw one another and the second. That first meeting occurred in 2013, when Bambi was living at the Leme Zoo in Sao Paulo. Scott…...

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Sunday Smile: Bambi’s Inquisitive Greeting

It’s Sunday snack time for Bambi, and Scott stopped by with some treats for everyone. This video shows her smelling to check things out as she walks toward the waiting food. Only the best for our sanctuary ladies on this fine afternoon! Feel free to join Bambi for a relaxing…...

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