Lady

The Next Step for Lady: Footwork Tools

There are a handful of tools used to work on an elephant’s foot – like a rasp, a hoof knife (not as scary as it sounds!), and a router. These are mostly farrier tools, meant for horse hooves, that work well on the nails and pads of an elephant’s feet.…...

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Video Update on Mara and Sanctuary Life

Live video update on Mara & Sanctuary life with Kat, Scott, Lady & brief cameos from Maia and Bugsy (the dog). Mara’s trip is temporarily on hold. It has become clear that the safest option is to postpone Mara’s trip for a short while until things settle down. Like many…...

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The Tail Tale

Lady has a very long tail. A very, very long tail with plenty of hair growing on the end of it. It (along with her dipsy-doodle hairline) is one of her most distinguishing characteristics. She recently experienced a long tail problem. She was in the chute and presenting her back…...

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Mud Parties for Rana and Lady!

Rana was a squeak machine earlier this week, super soft and affectionate. Rana always wants to be Lady’s friend, but this day she wanted to be Lady’s friend a little more than usual. Lady wasn’t particularly responsive, nor did she seem to be aware of Rana’s extra cuteness towards her…...

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Lady’s Dirt Upgrade

About a year ago, the maintenance team was working on an area of the sanctuary and found some nice looking dirt. (Did you know working with elephants helps you develop an appreciation for dirt? 😆). The team used the “scooper” of the backhoe to save it and made a nice pile…...

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Rana’s Time With Lady and Time With Maia

Rana spent most of yesterday with Lady. At dinnertime, we decided to feed Maia first and see if Rana wanted to follow to spend time with Maia or stay with Lady. Unsurprisingly, Maia was by the pond (in 4). We headed that way slowly, keeping an eye on Rana. Rana…...

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