construction

Bambi, Mara, and Rana – the Nosy Neighbors

At the sanctuary, there is never a shortage of projects (and side projects) in the works. One of the many items on our to-do list has been building a treatment area off of Yard 4....

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African Habit Update – Another Step Closer to Welcoming New Residents

Fencing update: We are currently constructing the fencing for the female African habitat, which will allow us to begin rescuing Elephant Sanctuary Brazil’s first African elephants. We have already agreed to provide homes for three African elephants from Argentina – Kenya (Mendoza), Kuky, and Pupy (Buenos Aires)....

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African Habitat Fence Update!

When we launched our #Fences4Kenya campaign, we were overwhelmed with gratitude when the money was quickly raised to build the first three yards of the African habitat. We immediately purchased the first load of steel piping for fences, and our team got to work. Then, 2020 happened. Like the rest…...

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We Have a Tractor!

We have a tractor!!! This is exciting for a lot of reasons. One reason is that we desperately need a tractor, and another is because it has been a bit of a saga. Most important information first – it’s shiny red and named Spartacus. ? Maybe. Last year we held a fundraiser…...

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New Training Areas and Treatment Chutes Going Up

It isn’t cost-effective to purchase partial loads of steel, so when purchasing tubes for Kenya’s fencing we had to round up a tiny bit. Thankfully, we always have ways to use extra steel. As Lady has revealed herself to be quite an explorer, we are using some of the extra…...

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Fences4Kenya Construction Update!

We’ve officially had two loads of steel and one load of concrete delivered from our Fences4Kenya fundraiser!  As anyone who has ever built anything knows, no plans are final until the project is finished. We frequently talk about our holistic approach – and how we build with the elephants in…...

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