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A Rare Visit To the Barn

Bambi, Mara, and Rana made a rare visit to the barn on a recent evening, so we opened Yard 2 up for them. All three got very excited when they ended up under the shade tree in the back of the yard together, and there was a mini-celebration. ...

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Four Ladies At the Fence

It’s becoming more and more common to see Maia join Bambi, Mara, and Rana at meal times. Maia seems comfortable spending time with them at other parts of the day, too, but it’s a near-daily sight to witness them eating alongside one another. Maia sometimes keeps a few fence lengths…...

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Sally’s Dragonfruit Snack

Goats Sally and Jorgie and Milo the lamb are known fruit lovers and savor mango season long after the humans have had their fill. In fact, they love just about any fruit and vegetable around – no matter how messy.  Here, Sally is being given a treat of dragonfruit and…...

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Sometimes Food Comes First

Our group of three known as the “Powerpuff Girls”: Bambi, Mara, and Rana, are known to often eat together. They don’t spend every moment right next to each other; sometimes they are within a couple feet of each other, sometimes they’re in the same field, and sometimes they break off…...

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Mara, Rana, and Bambi Enjoy Meals in the Habitat

Mara often takes her meals in the habitat these days, or in the little annex chute, rather than coming to the barn to eat in the treatment chute, as she once preferred. She’s still enthusiastic about food, as you can see here: she’s enjoying hay and treats that have been…...

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Maia Joins the Three Ladies Near the Mud Wallow

After all five elephants received their Valentine’s Day treats courtesy of our donors, Bambi, Mara, and Rana gathered together to enjoy some hay. Maia was in the same area, not too far away, heading in for snacks. Maia chose to walk near the other three elephants after everyone was finished…...

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