Lady

Video: A Curious Lady Watches Mara Up Close

It seems that Lady’s curiosity is pushing her to expand her circle of comfort just a bit. On a recent evening, she traveled from Yard 5 into the yards closer to the barn around dinnertime. This is pretty unusual for Lady because, once she goes into her favorite spots in…...

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Snap, Crackle, and Pop Go the Tree Limbs

If you are looking for an elephant who knows how to entertain herself, then Maia is your girl. While she is spending more time with the other ladies than before, she still enjoys solo walks through some of the wooded areas of the habitat. And, when she is in the…...

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Giving Lady a Gentle Nudge

One of the reasons we recently encouraged Lady to spend some time in Yard 5 was the fact that she’d shown a bit of interest in going into Yard 4. At the time, we couldn’t open Yard 4 to her because some of the others were there, and Lady likes…...

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Video: Lady and Her Ear Flaps

In this video, Lady is exploring the back of Yard 5 – one of our purest and untouched spots and an area she enjoys quite a bit. It is very serene and the birds are singing in the background. You may notice that she glances to her left, where workmen…...

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Lady’s Eye – The Window to Her Healing

After one of Lady’s recent wanderings in Yard 5, she came down for breakfast and we noticed she had a little poke in her eye. This isn’t uncommon, since the elephants walk through trees and bushes and all sorts of brush in the habitat. Caregivers almost immediately notice this type…...

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Video: First Steps to Freedom

The story of each elephant here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is unique and, when we stop to look back, the work that each individual has done to heal is awe-inspiring. Elephants are remarkable in their power to overcome past challenges and understand the opportunities their new lives hold for them.…...

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