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More Steel Means More Fencing, Which Means More Elephants

Nope, not elephants, but it’s exciting nonetheless. Today we received two truckloads of steel. More steel means more fencing, which means, more elephants. This steel will be split between a 20-acre expansion for female Asians and the inside of the female African barn. ...

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The New African Elephant Barn is Horse Tested and Approved!

Frederick decided to test out the new African Elephant Care Center today. Scott showed me the picture and I asked who the pony was (there are real ponies at the top of the property) because it made Frederick look so tiny. As far as we know, he approves.  ...

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A Barn is Born

  Scott and I went down to the worksite to watch the last big cross beam lifted onto the African Care Center this afternoon. Technically it’s just metal and concrete but there’s this uplifting feeling as you come around the corner and see the structure reveal itself. We know Kenya will be coming…...

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Giving Maia and Guida More Space

In order to ensure Maia and Guida came to ESB, we needed to start small and expand as we went along. This is the second area they were given access to....

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Welding Has Begun…but 6 New Elephants Need Your Help Today

Now that we have most of what we need, we have been able to kick things into high gear. First load of steel delivered, cut and moved to location, the site is cleared and the pad has been prepared, and now the panels are being welded together for the first…...

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We Have Steel

We have steel!!...

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