elephant health

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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EleFact Friday: Measuring Elephant Body Conditions

We recently shared an updated photo of Guillermina comparing her weight and overall appearance when she arrived at the sanctuary and now. Many of you were thrilled with her progress and supportive of her journey, although some people voiced their concerns over several of our elephants looking “too thin.” In…...

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Elephant Food Prep

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to feed six elephants in a day, have we got some delicious video for you! On this particular afternoon, we received a delivery of produce which was sorted, processed, the excess stored, and the day’s food distributed in buckets for each elephant to…...

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