Lady

EleFact Friday: Lady’s Relationships

It’s EleFACT Friday and today is all about our lovely Lady. We often get questions and comments regarding Lady’s decision to exist more independently around the sanctuary. People sometimes assume that because Lady is an elephant who prefers to spend her days alone rather than join the others, she is…...

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Lady Enjoys a Nice Splash

There’s a great deal of excitement around how Pocha and Guillermina are growing and developing since they’ve been at sanctuary. But the other elephants are finding little moments of excitement all on their own. This video was on one of the days that Lady came into Yard 1 to see…...

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Lady Visits Pocha and Guillermina a Third Time

Lady is one curious elephant when it comes to Pocha and Guillermina. A few days ago, she returned to the barn for a third chance to meet the new girls. The first time, Lady walked all the way up to the barn, but the girls didn’t notice her; the second…...

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Cleaning Lady’s Feet In a Surprising Way

In the process of caring for Lady’s feet, we’ve done a lot of research on the best ways to irrigate the grooves on the bottoms and have read about the benefits of oral irrigators. We are mindful of the fluids and pressure settings we use because, like everything, there is…...

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Brave Lady Comes Near the Barn – and Guillermina Takes Big Steps!

We wouldn’t necessarily have predicted that the first elephant to visit Pocha and Guillermina would be Lady – but she still finds ways to surprise us after all this time.  Lady had been spending time relatively close to the barn and showing interest in the new elephants there. She clearly…...

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Lady Has a Refreshing Drink

Mara and Bambi can be charmingly demanding of getting drinks from the hose. While the other elephants are generally fine with using the water troughs, they also like a good watering from time to time.  Here, Lady is enjoying a special drink from the hose. Near the beginning of the…...

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