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Another Lovely Day At Sanctuary

Another lovely day at sanctuary. Our welders were doing some work on the gates in Asia, so the girls stayed a bit close to see what they were doing. While Maia was more content to go off and eat, Guida felt she needed to supervise a bit more....

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African Barn Construction Can Begin!

So today while concrete was being poured to finish the bridge, Maia watched the workers and Bugsy watched Maia....

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Moving Forward With Several Projects

How can you not love when happy flappy Guida takes the lead? Although she has always been a very ‘pretty’ elephant with her feminine features, she’s never looked more radiant than she does now. We always knew, from what she had been through and how quickly she began to recover,…...

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Fence Talk

This photo is one of those beautiful shots that wouldn’t always be used- why? Simply because there is a fence in the background. Some would like to believe that sanctuary is about giving elephants land and setting them ‘free’. The amusing part of that theory is that zoos see it as…...

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Pouring Concrete and Pouring Rain

Scott wrote this the day before yesterday. Something so simple, but goes to show even with supplies and the best laid plans, sometimes mother nature is the one that determines the schedule....

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The Reality of What It Takes To Build a Sanctuary

People often ask how come things take so long. They want to know why elephants aren’t rescued already. It’s a valid question, which we understand- when elephants are waiting it always seems to take too long. But one of the biggest things people don’t seem to realize is that we…...

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