Lady

Our Little Spitfire. How Far She Has Come.

Lady shares space with Rana and Mara at times, and sometimes, after being around them, she will show up at the barn looking exhausted and like she needs some time to herself. When that happens, we usually close her in the smaller yards (around six acres/2.5 hectares) near the barn…...

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Lady Is in Her Bushes

After Lady’s arrival, one of the first things she did in the habitat was to stand in a clump of bushes and have a party of one. It was the first time she had access to shrubs (or trees) for at least six years, and it was a pretty cute…...

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Taking Turns During the Morning Treatments

With the ever-evolving dynamics among the elephants, we sometimes have three elephants around during morning treatment. Lady usually doesn’t focus or relax during her foot soaks in the barn if other elephants are around, but is fine with treatment if she is in the habitat. If it is foot soak…...

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Lady Continues to Gain Confidence

Lady has been continuing to gain confidence. Initially, when Lady shared the larger yards with Rana & Mara, we were curious if she truly knew they were already in the yard when she’d enter. When she was sharing the smaller yards (1-3), we were confident she knew, because they would…...

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Sharing Space

Maia and Lady still aren’t sharing space. Maia, in many ways, is our easiest elephant – what you see is what you get with her. Maia can be a bit intense at times, and while it is coming from a benevolent place, it can be a bit much for another…...

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Honoring Her Needs

We recently added two new caregivers to the team, bringing our caregiving staff to four. While we still don’t have a timeline on our next arrivals, it’s good to have the human element in place as early as possible. The learning curve is long and we don’t want to be…...

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