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Kenya’s 1st Load of Steel Has Arrived!

Big delivery today!! The first load of steel from our Fences4Kenya fundraiser has arrived!! It was scheduled to arrive yesterday, and while we gave the delivery company a fantastic, overly-detailed map, the driver decided to follow his own path and go his own way…and got stuck… twice. The driver ultimately…...

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Licensing, Land Use and Kenya

Representatives from SEMA, the agricultural agency for the state of Mato Grosso, are visiting the Sanctuary today with media to document all the positive changes to the land that have occurred since elephants have come. That organization wears a lot of different hats, one of which is to issue the licenses…...

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Time to Expand the Ponds!

More elephants coming and a chance of rain in next week’s forecast means time to expand the ponds. The photo is the pond in yard 5, the one closest to the barn. Although it was cozy for 2 elephants and worked for what we needed at the moment, it could…...

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Elephant Fences Are Going Up!

Elephant fences are going up in the African habitat!! We had our first concrete delivery in Africa for the fence line, and it’s a beautiful sight. Kenya will hopefully be our first African lady to grace this habitat. The barn is already built, the fence lines plotted, and now the…...

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Mendoza4 Kenya’s Habitat Update

  This is Kenya, many of you know her already as the lone African elephant at the Mendoza Zoo. We are in the process of building a habitat for African females (yes, species should be separated) so she can have a home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The second photo is…...

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Minnie’s Turn To “Help”

We talked about ‘Tarra helping’ in our post from October 5th. It was in regards to Bugsy helping, yesterday it was Minnie’s turn. Concrete was poured at the Asian barn, to create little patios at the fronts of the stall for training, since the girls don’t like picking their treats…...

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