Lady

Further Updates on Lady’s Health

Over the past week or so, Lady has been having some difficulties with her feet, which we detailed here. She is currently experiencing some swelling around her feet and lower legs and is clearly more tentative in her movements. We have been updating medication types and doses, trying to find…...

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Lady’s Hay Chapeau

Elephants are known to sometimes use hay to protect themselves from too much sun exposure. But some, like Lady, are also fond of utilizing piles of hay to create fashionable elephant wear – particularly “hay hats.” Here, Lady flaps her ears and calmly enjoys a snack while wearing a substantial…...

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An Update on Lady’s Feet

A couple of days ago, we noticed that Lady’s feet seemed a little more tender than they usually do. Normally, she walks differently than the other elephants because the state of her feet affects her gait. But something seemed more “off” than usual, and she looked uncomfortable and stiff. Since…...

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Sunday Smile: Lady and Maia

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d open a little window into what Lady’s days can be like. There are some times when it might seem to an outsider as though Lady is completely solitary and has no contact with the other elephants, but there’s a difference between being…...

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Lady at Sunset

This video caught Lady enjoying some hay in Yard 5 with the sun setting behind her. Just after this, she took a walk and found some newly sprouted grass, which she generally prefers over hay at this time of year. Still, just after this video, she started covering her head…...

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Lady Gives Herself a Dusting

As you can see in this video, Yard 5 is flourishing with lots of green, tasty grass for Lady to enjoy. However, she’s taken a break from eating on a slightly drizzly morning to give herself a good dusting of dirt and mud. Although there are sand and dirt piles…...

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