Guillermina

Pocha and Guillermina Explore Yard 5

For the past few days, Lady has shown interest in spending time in the yards closer to the barn rather than roam in Yard 5. We saw this as an opportunity to introduce Pocha and Guillermina to Yard 5, which is a whole new space for them. As we’ve mentioned…...

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Maia and Guille at the Waterer

Hot mornings make for lazy elephants. And that’s exactly what we have here: a sleepy Maia and Guille. When the weather is as warm as it is at the moment, no one wants to move too quickly – neither the elephants, the people, nor the chickens. ...

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Bambi Sets the Tone

Bambi is also doing her best to be a guide for Guillermina as she integrates into the herd. Guille’s behavior isn’t always appropriate and Bambi seems to feel she needs to be more serious around her to set the tone. Bambi learned in her own way that boundaries are important…...

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Guillermina Tries To Share Everyone’s Food

Around dinnertime, Pocha, Guillermina, Mara, and Rana were all eating near one another. As expected, Guillermina finished her produce quickly and began to look around to see what her friends were doing. She walked up to Rana first and the two of them shared some food together. It wasn’t aggressive…...

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It’s a Trumpet Party!

Volume ON! There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned party and that’s what Scott has on his hands here. Guillermina clearly had lots of excitement to express and had no problem letting it all out. Pocha joins in with some of her squeaks, and soon Bambi starts to rumble in response…...

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EleFact Friday: Obesity in Elephants

Because most people have observed elephants exclusively in captivity, it is easy to think that a more rotund elephant is normal when, in fact, that elephant is overweight. The elephants at sanctuary are at a weight that’s closer to what is appropriate for their species. Both Pocha and Guillermina arrived…...

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