construction

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 African 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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Construction Update on Kenya’s Barn

The last panel was put into the ground this morning. There is still a lot of work to be done, but getting up all of the ‘walls’ is substantial. For those who have purchase commemorative concrete, no worries, most of the pours are the bases and will be covered up,…...

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The Stalls Are Going Up For Kenya!

The stalls are going up at Kenya’s future home! This week the panels that have been welded are being put up to form the interior stalls of the African barn. As the panels are being lifted, positioned and secured, more are being welded. Stalls going up means we will be…...

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