footwork

A Lady Never Forgets The Sound…

This little lady is as perfect as they come. Maia had footwork done today on one of her back feet. It had been a while, because the need for it is greatly reduced with a healthy habitat. But Maia still needs close attention paid to her pads, which weren’t great…...

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Ramba’s Foot Issues

Feet have been a big topic of discussion lately, with Pelusa’s rescue imminent and the condition of her feet. But she’s not the only one with foot issues. Lovely Ramba has always had two areas of her feet that we suspected would cause problems later on. Because of this Ramba…...

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Holding On To Hope For Pelusa

In the interest of making sure we share all of Pelusa at her zoo in Argentina, we wanted to share a full body photo. It’s much easier to focus on their face and the emotion that is found there, but when we talk about having to assess her ability to…...

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Pelusa: The Reality of Decades of a Life in Captivity

I (Kat) am in La Plata Zoo, in Argentina, with Pelusa and Scott is left behind at the sanctuary to take care of Maia and Guida, along with all of our chickens, ducks, dogs, cats and tapirs (we have two new ones and will post about them later). We came…...

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Meet Pelusa

Pelusa…..it’s hard to know what to say sometimes. Her situation has always had the potential to be a heartbreaker, so we haven’t shared her up until this point. We did a brief introduction the other day because we felt she needed the emotional support that we knew you all would…...

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Maia Stops and Thinks

Maia was a thinking girl today, and it made us all very proud (including her.)...

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