Lady

Lady Lets Us Know She Wants to Roam

As we’ve talked about in the past, it’s important to make sure that you are as attuned to what an elephant wants and needs as possible, in order to allow them to have the greatest amount of autonomy. ...

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Lady and the Anu

We’ve talked before about the little anu birds that love to fly around the elephants in search of the bugs that are always hanging around. In the male Asian yard, Lady was joined by a few smaller juvenile birds while she was having her snack. They seemed to be checking…...

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What Lady Really Wants

As an elephant caregiver, you constantly have to evaluate whether your thoughts about what an individual wants or needs match their actual desires. We never want to make assumptions that, just because they seem content for the time being, they aren’t looking for more in their days. That’s why freedom…...

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Rana Joins Lady in the Male Habitat

As we mentioned earlier, when we gave Lady access to the male Asian habitat, we also decided to open up Yard 5 for the other girls, in case they wanted to explore a new space. At first only Guille and Maia took advantage of it, but Rana has also spent…...

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Lady Has an Elephant Visitor

Last week, before Lady began spending time in the male Asian habitat, Kat was taking her some extra snacks in Yard 3 at the end of the night. While Kat was standing there, she heard another elephant close – just on the other side of the fence. So she gave…...

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Sunday Smile: An Encouraging Slice of Watermelon

This week, we opened up the Asian male habitat to Lady so that she could explore and enjoy the luscious grass and trees growing throughout. Because it was a new place for her, we encouraged her to move into the fresh, green space with a slice of everyone’s favorite: watermelon.…...

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