Guida

Video: First Steps to Freedom

The story of each elephant here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is unique and, when we stop to look back, the work that each individual has done to heal is awe-inspiring. Elephants are remarkable in their power to overcome past challenges and understand the opportunities their new lives hold for them.…...

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Sanctuary Memories: Moments of Light

As part of our monthly Sanctuary Memory Series, we are sharing some thoughts from Scott about the feeling that elephants communicate – knowingly or unknowingly – when they arrive at sanctuary. Scott and Kat believe that they are the lucky residents of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, because they get to witness…...

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Sanctuary Memories: Guida’s Connection to Sanctuary

Each animal that comes to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil becomes part of our lives and yours. We feel lucky to be part of each individual’s healing journey and many of us can relate to some of their challenges and victories. The emotions that surround them create a connection that we can’t…...

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Bambi Is Beginning to Understand That Her Food Now Grows Everywhere

While Maia spent a few days past the creek in Yard 5, Bambi spent a few days across the creek in Yard 4. Bambi’s time there seemed to have slowed her down a bit, at least in terms of food. We don’t know if it’s a temporary shift or if…...

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A Very Happy Maia

As we recently mentioned, the grass in the habitat’s burned area has grown back and is incredible right now. Maia has crossed the creek in Yard 5 and has discovered how lush the grass is for herself. Usually, the new grass grows back among the old, dead grass from the…...

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Maia and Bambi’s Barrier-Free Introduction

With everything that has gone on lately, one of our mini elephant introductions slipped through the cracks. Maia was the first elephant to be introduced to Bambi without a barrier between them. Although Maia is generally not the first elephant we would do this with, we try to allow the…...

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