Lady

This Lady Appreciates Routines

Lady has foot care sessions twice a day most days. In the mornings, we do her foot soaks and topical treatments, and in the afternoons, we scrub and apply topical treatments. We don’t do trimming daily, but, when we do any filing or trimming or her nails or pads, it…...

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Lady’s Force Field

This is a photo that Scott took of Lady on her way to dinner last night. We have taken A LOT of elephant photos over the past decades, and this is a first. Scott loves the picture and talked about Lady having a forcefield around her. Last night, in a…...

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Lady’s Adventures

Recently, while Lady was grazing in Yard 2, Scott headed out on a 4wheeler to open a gate for her, giving her access to Yard 4 (where Rana & Mara were). Lady lazily headed in that direction. It isn’t a gate that Lady usually uses, but once she realized Scott…...

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Rumbly Lady

Lady has become much more rumbly in the past few weeks. Rumbles can mean a lot of different things, based on frequency and tone. Among wild elephants, rumbles communicate: greetings, warnings, comfort, happiness/excitement, and more. Human ears can’t hear all rumbles, so we don’t always know when our elephants are…...

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Lady Showing What She Is Capable Of

As we have mentioned, Lady’s comfort level is cyclical – and some days are better than others. We work on her feet most days, with a foot soak and topicals in the morning, and scrubs and topicals in the afternoons. The other day, while doing her afternoon treatment at the…...

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Some Extra Treats. Some Love. Then Leave.

With Rana and Mara together all the time, and Lady… well, with Lady doing Lady-things, Maia has been enjoying some extra affection from her humans. As part of this, Maia has enjoyed going into the barn for “treatments” lately. Normally, she gets a visual inspection, tick check, and bug spray…...

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