elephant behavior

Rumble Spot

Scott was trying to get video of the area between their eyes, to show how it vibrates when they rumble. It starts with Maia, but Guida wants her turn to share as well. It can be hard, in this video, to see the vibrations, but you can see the area…...

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And Then There Were Three

  Sometimes when you are feeding the girls, you will already have both Maia and Guida in your sights, but then up pops Rana. This was one of those nights. Maia and Guida were being fed out by the pond when we noticed Rana show up as well. The first…...

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Maia at Dinner

Lovely Miss Maia coming for dinner. You can see she eats her veggies first, although it’s hard to tell which one. Pumpkin looks to be second and grain goes in on the third mouthful. It’s the grass eating that is mesmerizing. She takes big bites, but you can see she…...

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Rana Heading to Dinner

A short video of RanaBug at dinnertime. Many people had concerns about how well she would be able to get around, and as you can see, she does really well. Sometimes she steps with her front leg forward and bends at the ankle to compensate for her elbow, while other…...

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The Choice is Theirs

Miss Maia up front with a Guida lump in the background.  The girls are doing very well and alternating between all three of them spending time together and Rana going off on her own. The day after the rain storm was the first day that all three girls essentially spent…...

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Shifting Schedules

Lovely Miss Rana this morning at breakfast, out by the pond. As will happen for months, everyone’s schedule is shifting and adjusting. Although Maia and Guida were always good about staying away from the barn, since Rana’s arrival, they’re more likely to come back at times they wouldn’t have. Whether…...

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