Bambi

Relationships Continue to Evolve

We’ve written recently about the ongoing relationship shifts that are emerging between Bambi and Mara. Because there seems to be some underlying tension between the two, Bambi has been spending more and more time with Maia and Guillermina. Some days it seems as though Mara opens the door a little…...

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Guillermina and Maia Visit Bambi During Treatment

After breakfast, Scott was performing Bambi’s treatments at the annex and, as often occurs, Guillermina decided to come over to watch. She was being very respectful and not trying to insert herself into the treatment process, as she has occasionally done in the past; she gets reward treats when she’s…...

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Muddy Bambi in the Morning

We mentioned last week that Rana, Mara, Bambi, Guillermina, and Maia have been spending their pre-breakfast mornings by the pond. But whether it’s from the pond, the mud wallows, or the water troughs, elephants love to make mud and slather it on. The temperatures have been higher than normal for…...

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Bambi’s Treatments Post Lying Down

Since Bambi laid down a couple of weeks ago and wasn’t able to get up, we have been doing some extra treatments on her to address a couple of superficial issues that happened as a result. It’s really common when elephants are down and repeatedly attempt to get up on…...

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Bambi Walks Away From Mara

Recently at breakfast, Mara, Rana, Bambi, and Guillermina were in the same general area, while Maia was getting her meal on the other side of the yard. After the group of four had finished, it was time for medical treatments on the elephants who regularly need them. Scott was giving…...

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Sunday Smile: Bambi’s Snack

Has anyone ever taken a picture of you while you were eating? It’s not always the most flattering way to be photographed. This Sunday Smile shows Bambi mid-chew as she enjoys a melon. While we may not always look our best when caught unawares, Bambi looks just as charming as…...

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