Bambi

Rana Surprises Her Friends

A few days ago, Rana was heading toward the barn on what we call “Creeky Alley,” which is a dirt road that runs parallel to the creek on the south side. Both Mara and Bambi were headed from the barn towards the Creeky Alley gate at the same time. It…...

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Four Ladies At the Fence

It’s becoming more and more common to see Maia join Bambi, Mara, and Rana at meal times. Maia seems comfortable spending time with them at other parts of the day, too, but it’s a near-daily sight to witness them eating alongside one another. Maia sometimes keeps a few fence lengths…...

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Sanctuary Drone Footage (+ an elephant cameo)

Watch until the end for a gorgeous sanctuary view! For those who have wondered about just how robust and healthy that Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is, we thought this drone video might offer some perspective. At the beginning, you get a close-up look at Rana, Mara, and Bambi, with Mara doing…...

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Bambi Leads More Nighttime Parties

We’ve talked about the raucous parties that Bambi, Mara, and Rana have been throwing at nighttime, always seeming to be instigated by Bambi.       The three of them often begin around 10pm and go for a couple of minutes until everyone is awake and rumbly. ...

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Maia is Becoming More Interactive

Maia has been much more interactive with Bambi, Mara, and Rana lately. She seems to have little hesitation when it comes to moving close to the group – even Bambi, who she has kept the most distance from in the past. We have seen her eating breakfast about two fence…...

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Power Walking Bambi

When Bambi first arrived at sanctuary, with all of her exuberance and readiness to learn about everything new, we discovered that our resident speed walker, Maia, was being quickly outpaced by the new elephant. Bambi continues to power through hills and hustle through the habitat (even losing track of where…...

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