#elefactfriday

EleFact Friday: Supplementing Food

A few weeks ago, we put out a call to action to raise funds for hay to supplement the diets of the sanctuary elephants and many of you showed up and supported us. In addition to the kind donations, we received a number of questions about the diets and needs…...

Read more

EleFact Friday: Safe Spaces To Heal

In our recent updates on Pocha and Guilliermina, we’ve received quite a few questions about whether the two are returning to the barn after their explorations in the yards. We wanted to take the opportunity to not only answer the question, but examine the idea that elephants have “safe spaces”…...

Read more

EleFact Friday: Migration Information

Happy EleFACT Friday. As seasons change, elephants in the wild often make their way across varying habitats and environments in search of better resources such as water or food. Today, we want to examine some of these migratory patterns. ...

Read more

EleFact Friday: Ways to Chill Out

Here in the United States, parts of the country are starting to experience some spring-like weather, as we reach warmer temperatures. Although humans have their own ways of staying cool, today we want to discuss how elephants manage to beat the heat in the warmer months. ...

Read more

April 1st EleFact (or EleFiction?)

Happy EleFact Friday! We’ve previously shared how elephants relate to a variety of other species in the animal kingdom. From manatees, to aardvarks, elephants have several traits and characteristics that are similar to other animals. For today’s EleFACT, we want to share with you an animal that elephants share a…...

Read more

EleFact Friday: More Surprising Elephant Cousins

We were so excited to see that our EleFACT from last week helped many people learn that manatees and elephants were family members in the animal kingdom. Not only that, but we discovered that many of our supporters had a soft spot in their hearts for manatees, as well. Today…...

Read more