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The BigPayback Has Begun! Please Give Lady the Gift of Healing ❤️

Our biggest 24-hour fundraiser of the year, The Big Payback has begun! We are raising money for Lady’s foot care. Please be part of Lady’s care team by donating here Hurry – it ends tomorrow at 7pm Eastern (May 7th)! •••   THE TOLL CAPTIVITY HAS TAKEN ON LADY Decades…...

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Maia’s Muddy Nap

With Lady happily in Yard 4, Maia and Rana have been checking out the yards closer to the barn. They usually don’t spend much time there (even when they have access). Now that Lady mostly uses those yards, they have renewed interest in that space. With Yards 1, 2, &…...

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Lady’s Hiatus in Yard 4

  Lady is getting a bit of a break from her daily footwork. This hiatus will allow her pads to harden and give her time away from being asked to do anything. We are taking advantage of this time to provide Lady with a chance to wander around Yard 4…...

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Just Her Being Maia

Lately, we’ve lovingly referred to Maia as a “bulldozer” when she’s in second gear. As we often mention, Maia has two speeds – 5% and 105%, with not much in between. We can tell the moment we see her which Maia we will get. The eyes give everything away. During…...

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The Cost of Caring for Lady’s Feet

  When we arrive at the barn, first thing in the morning, Lady is usually close. She hears the four-wheeler and starts heading over, or some days she waits for her personal invitation and moseys on down. She enjoys her food rewards and seems more than happy to come in…...

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Lady’s Steps of Hopes Part IV: The Actual Condition of Lady’s Feet

Elephant feet are nuanced and complicated and still a leading cause of death for captive elephants. Lady’s feet aren’t just uncomfortable or an inconvenience, they have defined part of her life. As much as we would like to go in and ‘fix’ everything, we can’t do that safely. Now that…...

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