elephant health

Another Step on Lady’s Path

Over the past month or so, we’ve been sharing Lady’s progress as she deals with swelling in her legs and feet. This ailment, in addition to the “normal” terrible state of her feet, has made her steps more tentative and her left foot seems more painful at times. Based on…...

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EleFact Friday: Pregnancies in Captivity

Last week’s EleFact focused on elephant pregnancies and birth in the wild. This week, for EleFact Friday, we’re going to delve a little deeper into reproduction in captivity and the impact it can have on calves and their mothers....

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EleFact Friday: Miraculous Elephant Mothers

Not too long ago, we asked our readers to submit questions that we could answer with EleFacts. One of the most popular topics mentioned surrounded elephant pregnancy and birth. Though none of the elephants currently at the sanctuary have ever been pregnant to our knowledge, this week, we are going…...

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EleFact Friday: Connecting Pathways

When it comes to the conservation of the elephant species, we’ve shared time and time before that the greatest threat to the species as a whole is the destruction of their native habitats and resources. To protect elephants in the wild, it’s imperative to protect their spaces. A recent study…...

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EleFact Friday: Yearly Roundup

As another year comes to a close, we reflect on the opportunities and responsibilities that we have as an organization not only to provide sanctuary to elephants, but to share news and research from around the world about the elephant species as a whole. Education is a key aspect of…...

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Bambi and Some New Health Updates

We know you’ve all been following Bambi’s health journey over the last couple of weeks and we’re delighted to report that she’s doing well and pretty much back to her normal self. She is, however, experiencing some new developments with regard to her right eye. ...

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