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Happy #MelonMonday!

It’s #MelonMonday! As we mentioned yesterday, Mara is eating several hundred pounds of produce each day, which is fantastic. We have discovered one food that she just can’t get enough of: the Melão amarelo, or yellow melon. They’re similar to honeydew (known in some places as a White Antibes melon), except…...

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Mara and Her Refined Palate

Mara is continuing to eat well, which is fantastic. She still is not eating normally, but she is eating a decent amount of foods consistently. She grazes and eats hay at times, but we are still feeding her a good bit of produce daily....

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Sanctuary Magic: Night Feeds

Night feeds have become a special time at the sanctuary. Even when the girls are being silly, there is a relaxed and peaceful feeling to them that can’t be recreated during the day. Even Scott, who is traditionally a morning person, loves these moments....

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Can’t Find the Three at Night

Lady was recently by the barn at night feed, and the others were nowhere to be seen. As Mara, Rana, and Bambi tend to show up at the barn at night, we called for them to see if anyone answered. Usually, Bambi will respond with her deep rumbles if they are…...

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Rana Steals From Bambi

Rana will sometimes “share” Mara’s food, but in a very respectful way.  When we hand something to Mara that she doesn’t want, she will hand it back to us or drop it.  Sometimes, once she’s done eating the “good stuff,” Mara will go back and eat the food she dropped.…...

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Mara Trading Up

Mara likes to trade, and we’ve shared videos of her trading before. She usually trades objects (sticks, empty buckets, banana peels) for fruit. It’s adorable and endearing....

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