Guida

A Visit From ElephantVoices

For the next two days we have Dr. Joyce Poole, Petter Granli and Selengei Poole of ElephantVoices here for a visit. And what do you do when you have guests that spend their time surrounded by African elephants? You go and silently watch our two lovely Asian elephants Maia and Guida. Petter…...

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Meet Wall-E; Our New Drone

We would like to introduce you to Wall-E, he is our new drone. He was a gift from a loving supporter. The drone is great for security, and of course it allows us to get footage of the girls from different vantage points without driving out and disturbing them. It…...

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Happy Pondside Morning

Turn up the volume!! Maia apparently raced out to the pond after breakfast this morning and beat us all there. When Guida caught up there was a little mini party. This is something we’ve seen in other elephants, even if they were just together a few minutes ago, it’s a…...

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Guida: Stronger Inside And Out

This is probably my favorite video yet because it shows the level of physical recovery possible at sanctuary and how extraordinary Guida is. As many of you know, Guida and Maia arrived here together after a lifetime performing in circus. They were confiscated and kept on chains for years while…...

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Fence Talk

This photo is one of those beautiful shots that wouldn’t always be used- why? Simply because there is a fence in the background. Some would like to believe that sanctuary is about giving elephants land and setting them ‘free’. The amusing part of that theory is that zoos see it as…...

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The Normally Proper Guida Was An Eating Machine Today

Guida was an eating machine today. Our usually dainty lady was scarfing and grabbing this morning. She ate her breakfast normally it was her grazing that was out of character. She’s usually very picky and methodical, eating only the best parts of her favorite grasses and leaves. Today she seemed…...

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