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Is the Grass Always Greener?

The entire sanctuary habitat is covered with fresh greenery at the moment, so there’s plenty of browse and graze for the elephants to choose from. However, as Rana is quick to demonstrate here, sometimes what you want is just a little reach away. Scott jokes that “the grass is always…...

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Lady Snacks in the Forest

As Scott explains in the video, oftentimes Lady anticipates her meals and meets us at the fenceline to be fed. But other times, she prefers to continue doing her own thing and stays in one of the more wooded spots in Yard 5. We are happy to accommodate her wherever…...

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Mara Grazes Near Pocha’s Grave

Pocha is buried in a lovely area in Yard 3, somewhat near the barn where she and Guillermina first started to embrace their new sanctuary life. It’s also a spot that the other elephants like to visit from time to time. There is an abundance of greenery that they find…...

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Rana and Scott in the Male Asian Yard

Rana has continued to show interest in spending time in the male Asian yard on and off, though she remains respectful of Lady by keeping a distance that Lady is comfortable with. Over the weekend, Scott opened up the yard for Rana and she stopped in the entrance corridor on…...

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Just Being Elephants

Much of what we are able to show of the elephants through photos and videos represents just a small portion of their lives. Most of their days are spent on their own, doing normal elephant activities – which is what this video reflects. ...

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Sunday Smile: Mara Enjoys Her Snacks

Here’s a special Sunday Smile for all of Mara’s super fans! She’s savoring a meal, carefully curated to make sure she gets the maximum possible delight (and nutrients) from what she’s eating. May you all get the same amount of enjoyment from your own afternoon snacks!...

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