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EleFact Friday: Working During the Dry Season

Over the last few weeks, we’ve shared about the downsides of the dry season and how it makes everyone move a bit slower as we anticipate the incoming rain. We’ve received a few questions about how the dry season affects working parts of the sanctuary, which we thought we’d address…...

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EleFact Friday: Amazing Elephant Calves

Although we don’t have any baby elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, the miracle of birth and the abilities of the species within minutes of being born are still fascinating. For today’s EleFact, we’re going to take a look at the skills of elephant calves. ...

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EleFact Friday: Opportunities to Give

Happy EleFact Friday! We love to take every opportunity we can to share how grateful we are for our supporters and today is no different. After our recent wish lists were totally fulfilled, we received a few questions about the preferred and easiest ways that our supporters can donate to…...

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EleFact Friday: The Elephant Ethogram

For this week’s EleFact Friday, we wanted to share a resource that we often use to not only answer questions from supporters about elephant behavior, but to continue to educate ourselves about elephant communication in the wild. ...

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EleFact Friday: What It Takes To Be a Caregiver

We often receive questions about our caregiving staff and what qualifications they have that have led them to careers with elephants. Or maybe you’re interested in working with elephants at some point in your life and aren’t sure where to start. For today’s EleFact, we’ll give you some insight into…...

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EleFact Friday: Zombie Cells

In the early days of EleFacts, we shared the fascinating truth of elephant’s mutating genes that prevent them from getting cancer. To refresh your memory, elephants possess what is lovingly referred to as a “zombie” gene. In human and animal bodies, cells are constantly mutating and, in some cases, our…...

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