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EleFact Friday: Tasty Elephant Treats

We’re back with another EleFACT this week, keeping with the theme of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States by talking more about the sanctuary girls and their favorite treats. Recently, someone inquired about the diet of the elephants and if there are any fruits or vegetables that are not…...

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EleFact Friday: A Healthy and Happy Diet

After sharing a couple posts lately of the sanctuary elephants snacking, whether it be Bambi with her watermelon or Maia and Guillermina sharing their hay, we’ve received a few questions about the diet that the girls receive here at sanctuary. Today’s EleFACT is all about food! ...

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EleFact Friday: Extraordinary Elephant Faces

By bringing you EleFACTS every week, we get to share knowledge with our wonderful supporters about the scientific and biological aspects of elephant bodies, behaviors, and adaptations. While we consider ourselves pretty experienced in the field, we’re always learning, either from being out in the habitats with the sanctuary elephants…...

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EleFact Friday: Desert Elephants

Many of our EleFACT Fridays have been dedicated to discussing the differences between Asian and African elephants, so many of you know by now that African elephants often live in grassland and forest environments. But did you know that there are also populations of African elephants that live in the…...

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EleFact Friday: Emotional Understanding in Elephants

We’ve spent quite a bit of time lately talking about the emotional abilities of elephants, especially as they navigate grief. Elephants are highly emotionally intelligent animals, as we all know and have seen firsthand through the experiences we share with the ladies of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. For today’s EleFACT, we’ll…...

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EleFact Friday: Getting a Sense of the Weather

We’ve mentioned several times now how much everyone at the sanctuary is celebrating the rainy season. The weather is changing, the seasons are shifting, and it seems that all are enjoying the transition. Obviously the elephants can tell when the rain begins, but are they able to sense the change…...

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