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Mara and Bambi Want Fast Food. Rana Prefers Delivery.

While Rana, Mara, and Bambi are inseparable much of the time, they are still individual, independent elephants....

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Maia Plays Accidental Hide and Seek

Most of our elephant residents will wait for us to find them at mealtime. Not Maia. When she hears the 4-wheelers driving around, she starts looking for us. This habit of hers can leave us going in circles while she follows behind us. ...

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What’s Bugging Mara?

Bambi and Mara recently spent some time in the area across the creek in Yard 4. That part of the habitat is visible from on top of the hill. Kat could see them from the office and was very perplexed by their antics....

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Mara Says: That Chute Is Mine!

One recent morning, Rana, Mara, and Bambi were all near the barn. Rana has an uneven gait due to her fused elbow, so her feet tend to wear unevenly. This uneven wearing, as well as some nail issues she arrived with, means she generally needs a moderate amount of footwork…...

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An Easygoing Afternoon With Lady and Rana

Rana and Bambi were both at the barn one recent morning, while Mara was near the pond in Yard 4, seemingly quite relaxed. It’s out of the ordinary for Bambi and Mara to spend time apart, so Scott asked Rana and Bambi to follow his four-wheeler out to Mara. Bambi accompanied him…...

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The Ladies Have a New Favorite Grazing Spot

While Maia and Lady spend substantial amounts of time across the creek in Yard 4, the other three haven’t crossed the creek yet this rainy season....

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