elephant health

Ramba and Her Willows

A little closer video of our sweet grandma Ramba at the park in Chile  Ramba’s caregivers try to provide her with fresh branches, but this can be difficult. There aren’t many edible trees at the park. On one side of the park is a garbage dump, on the other is…...

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Elephant Dung 101

So….you’ve always wondered what elephant poop looks like? Here’s your chance.  We often request photos and videos from the caregivers so we can share our girls with all of you. There is a lot that needs to be done in a day, so getting nice photos is definitely a conscious…...

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Our Use of animalEO Oils to Support All Creatures At Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

This is Rana Bug getting her bug spray on  Sanctuary means nature, which includes bugs. Elephants can get ticks and mosquito bites on the areas that have soft, thin skin- so their entire underside, ears, neck, and face. And flies are just annoying, so they get a thorough spraying of two…...

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She Will Never Stop Impressing Us

Cute little Rana Bug has a papilloma on her left eyelid. We noticed something was going on near the corner of her eye. After treating it for a little bit without much of a response, upon recommendation of a veterinary ophthalmologist, we took some samples and ran a few tests.…...

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What Rana Has Overcome

  Rana was at the hotel for 6-8 years before coming to the sanctuary, and they were good to her there. Before that, she was a circus elephant and to get there, she was captured from the wild. We are unsure of when Rana suffered the injuries to her trunk,…...

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Maia Kicking the Pail

Guida continues to do well. Physically she is all good, the only thing that isn’t ‘normal’ just yet is her attitude. She has been a bit pushy since feeling better, some of it related to the hourly small feedings and care she received while sick (she seemed to enjoy the…...

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