In memory

Facebook and YouTube Live Memorial

We will be opening a memorial space and holding a Celebration of Life on Facebook Live, Saturday, May 18th, at 11 a.m. EDT / 3 p.m. UTC. You don’t have to have a Facebook account to access and read our page, but you will need one to post a comment:…...

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In Memory of Our Dear Lady

We are saddened to announce that our beloved Lady passed away quietly on Wednesday evening, May 15. She was humanely euthanized after lying down and not showing any interest in getting up again. There are no records of her birth, but we believe that she was approximately 52 years old....

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Update on Guillermina: How Is She Doing?

We know that the question primarily on some of your minds at the moment is: How is Guillermina handling the passing of her mother? The best answer we can give is to say she’s doing better than we thought she might. Because Guille spent almost all of her 24 years…...

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In Memory of Pocha

It is with heavy hearts that we announce this morning that Pocha passed away last evening. While we don’t yet know the cause of death, a necropsy will be done shortly to help us determine what happened – though we may not have results right away. ...

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In Memory of Pelusa

Four years ago, a captive elephant named Pelusa, died. And although she never made it to the sanctuary, we have not loved her any less. For those of you who don’t know her, she was a lovely but struggling elephant that we were introduced to and asked to take at…...

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