Lady

Lady and Karissa’s Training Sessions

With Karissa here to focus on Lady and the new training areas along the fence line in the habitat, Lady has been enjoying afternoon watermelon (whoops, we meant training sessions) the past two weeks. As we recently mentioned in a post, Karissa is a protected contact and positive reinforcement trainer…...

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Rana and the Itchy Scratchy Tree

Maia headed to the barn the other day around lunchtime, which is around the time Rana and Lady are separated for the afternoon most days. We were about to put down hay in Yard 4 for Rana when Maia popped up. We stopped to let them greet each other before…...

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Settling Into Their New Routine Nicely

Lady and Rana share space most mornings. Usually, Rana is the more active one, moving around the entire area, and Lady adjusts her position accordingly. Rana moves around comfortably, following her nose, without too much thought, but remaining aware of Lady’s comfort. Lady is ever mindful of Rana’s position and…...

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Lady is a Training Rockstar

Lady has been a training Rockstar. Some days are better than others, which is normal and expected. Interestingly, Lady seems to be either into her training session or her treatment each day – but often not both. Thankfully, the task she applies her effort to changes. Some days it’s part…...

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Side by Side. Happy and Content. ❤️

Rana is living her best life – mornings with Lady, afternoons with Maia. As Lady & Maia both prefer alone time more than Rana does, this works out well for everyone. Rana’s been happy with her afternoons with Maia. The two are growing closer and more comfortable. Occasionally, we hear…...

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Karissa Is Back and Working with Lady

Karissa is back at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil for four weeks. She is a protected contact and positive reinforcement trainer that we have worked with previously. She has worked extensively with the elephants at Mendoza on our behalf to prepare them for their quarantine periods and transports here. She has worked…...

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