Lady

Do Elephants Prefer One Caregiver Over Another?

We get a number of questions about whether caregivers have “favorite” elephants (which Scott and Kat talked about in the AMA video) or if elephants have people they prefer over others. Truthfully, the answer is: yes and no. ...

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Video: A Relaxed Afternoon With All Five Elephants

Last week, all five of the girls spent a bit of time near each other, which certainly doesn’t happen every day. In the afternoon, they were a little spread out. Lady came to the barn for her footsoaks and treatments, then headed back out to graze in Yard 5. Maia…...

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A Sly Lady Keeps Us On Our Toes

Elephants have ways of teaching us lessons, both small and large. Even the most seasoned of elephant caregivers get reminders that you must be on top of your game with every interaction, unless you want to be outsmarted. Lady gave us a small refresher on this a few days ago. ...

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New Radiographic X-Ray Equipment – A Generous Gift

Elephant Sanctuary Brazil was recently gifted a portable radiography system by an incredibly generous donor; this is an expensive x-ray system that we would never have been able to afford on our own at this time, considering our current expansion plans. The radiographic equipment will allow us to examine the…...

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Video: Lady Splashes Around and Has Some Muddy Fun

We caught a brief moment of Lady enjoying herself at a mud hole recently. You can see that she splashes around with her trunk, covering herself with mud and generally making a nice squishy mess. She uses her trunk to scoop up little balls of mud – one of her…...

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Lady’s Feet – Back to Normal After a Little Soreness

Lady has been making some trips back and forth from the yards near the barn, back to her favorite spots in the deeper parts of Yard 5. For a brief time when she was closer to the barn, we saw her doing things like putting rocks underneath her feet, which…...

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