Lady

The Lady Limit

Lady has a “Lady Limit,” which is what we have named her limit on new things and how much you can ask her to do. To her, this line is clear and set, although it shifts every day. Our job will forever be trying to figure out exactly where that…...

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Treatment Day for Maia and Rana

It’s a treatment day for Maia and Rana, and they were both far from the barn. We try to work with their choices to the best of our abilities, so we decided to do their treatments along the fence line to disturb their day as little as possible. Especially since…...

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Lady’s Turmeric Toes

Turmeric is known and used throughout the world in cooking and for its medicinal uses. It’s best known for its anti-inflammatory properties, but it has many other medicinal properties as well. While we have a full-time vet at the Sanctuary, we also work with other medical professionals from all over…...

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Lady’s Happy Place

Lady seems to love the water. Whether it’s in a puddle, creek, pond, or with a water hose, a shift comes over her when she is playing in the water. She seems so much lighter than usual; her face is different, softer. This slow-motion video of her is charming to…...

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Adorable Elephant Zombies

We’ve experienced quite a few torrential downpours the past few nights – and this is great! It’s the rainy season, so rain is beautiful and essential. Rainy nights make for lazy days. All the elephants are very active and playful all night when it rains, so, in the morning, we…...

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Happily Eating Dinner Together

Last night, when Scott went to feed the girls, he found Lady and Maia near each other – Lady was in Yard 1, and Maia was in 5 along the adjacent fence line. Scott fed Lady first and set her food down somewhat close to the fence. As he did…...

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