Guida

Sanctuary Elephants are Wild at Heart

Each elephant at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil has her own unique story and has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to reach the place they are now – physically and emotionally. Where once their homes were zoos and circuses, they now live in a vast space filled with as many elements of the…...

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Today’s Global Rumblings Podcast – True Sanctuary

Today’s podcast is on a topic that is not only very close to our hearts but is also something that Scott and Kat discuss on a regular basis. Unfortunately, we live in a time where an organization using ‘sanctuary’ in their name doesn’t mean much of anything. Anyone can co-opt…...

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Sanctuary Memories: Scott Catches a Special Moment From Above

A while back, Kat shared a memory of the first time she saw Maia stand over Guida up close  when Guida was asleep. Today, Scott shares his sanctuary memory of the first time he saw this behavior, through from a different perspective – literally. When Elephant Sanctuary Brazil first got…...

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Happy 5th Re-Birthday to Maia and Guida

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Maia and Guida’s arrival at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The two taught each other important lessons on how to build relationships with other elephants and Maia learned the necessity of showing vulnerability in order to have lasting friendships. ...

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Sanctuary Memories: Daring to Forgive

Today, as part of our Sanctuary Memories series, Kat reflects back a bit to the early days of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, to a moment signifying the power of forgiveness. ...

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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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