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EleFact Friday: The African Elephant Diet

Earlier this week, we shared a video of Guillermina stripping bark from a tree and explained that this is typically a behavior shown by African elephants. For today’s EleFACT, we’ll satisfy the curiosities of our supporters and look further into this behavior....

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EleFact Friday: The Brain and Captivity

For those who are long time followers of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, it’s no secret that the animals that come into our care often arrive with physical complications. Things like weight loss, GI issues, foot problems, and skin troubles are common for animals who have spent years in captivity. Emotional compromises…...

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EleFact Friday: Elephants and Climate Impact

Climate change is something that we all likely hear about often, but did you know that elephants can play a key role in fighting it? We’ve shared before about how elephants are a keystone species, but their contributions to environmental wellness may be more than we ever considered. ...

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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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