Guida

A Very Long Day

It has been a very long day, and I’m sorry if this comes out as a ramble, but we wanted to write a quick note. This morning Maia was still near Guida’s body, the area showed that she has been walking all around her at different points. There was also…...

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In Memory of Guida

Honestly, I don’t want to write the words because it makes this all real, but Guida passed away last night. Our strong and grateful one, who was supposed to live forever, apparently had other plans. It’s never easy to lose an elephant, but when there’s no notice and their light…...

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Rumble Spot

Scott was trying to get video of the area between their eyes, to show how it vibrates when they rumble. It starts with Maia, but Guida wants her turn to share as well. It can be hard, in this video, to see the vibrations, but you can see the area…...

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And Then There Were Three

  Sometimes when you are feeding the girls, you will already have both Maia and Guida in your sights, but then up pops Rana. This was one of those nights. Maia and Guida were being fed out by the pond when we noticed Rana show up as well. The first…...

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Bath Time with Guida

Bath time with Guida She, like most elephants, loves to splash and play, but really loves fresh water behind the ears. Not only is it cooling, but you will see many elephants put their ears forward so they can catch the water that collects and runs down the groove between…...

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Even If She (Rana) Eats Five Fewer Carrots

This photo was taken the day that Rana was all good with skipping dinner to go to her friends. Rana’s food was put down about 30 yards from where Maia and Guida were and then we drove over to the two of them to try to ensure that Rana was…...

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