elephant health

Guida Continues to Improve

Guida update: Lovely Guida this morning with Maia sneaking up from behind to ‘share’ her palms with her. Rana was just out of the picture. Guida continues to improve, today she is at about 80%, which earned her access to the larger habitat. She had been closed in the smaller…...

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Guida Update

Guida update: Guida is doing ok today, similar to yesterday but less crampy. Definitely not back to ‘normal’ quite yet. One of the advantages Guida has in dealing with this is that she is in really good health, strong and agile. With colic elephants often lie down to help gas…...

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Keep Guida in Your Thoughts

Guida is dealing with a bit of colic since yesterday. Our time is limited between caring for her and everyone else, so our posts have been limited and we most likely won’t have time to respond to anything, so although you can ask questions, unlike normally, we probably won’t get…...

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Rana’s Daily Treatment

  I feel like there should be a ‘graphic content’ warning So this is Rana’s treatment that she receives daily. For those who don’t know, she arrived with severe irritation of the entire area between her back legs. She would lift her back leg, swat with her tail and kick…...

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A Little Extra TLC For Ramba

Ramba is well, but had a little flareup with her temporal gland this week. When she left the circus she had an abscess in that area along with a pressure sore. About twice a year it acts up and needs a little extra medical attention. This week, instead of its…...

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Lovely Maia And Her Happy Flaps

For those of you who are fans of the fuzz, and how could you not be, here is lovely Maia and her happy flaps. While she is just lovely, we can also bring a little education to the post as well. If you click on the photo to enlarge it,…...

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