Lady

The Ever-Shifting Line

When Rana & Lady share space in the mornings, and it’s time to separate them, Rana is usually the one we shift. Caregivers continue to supervise the two whenever they are together, due to Lady’s apprehension. We are still keeping the time relatively short as well, helping ensure the interactions…...

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A Need to Taste Everything

Lady likes to taste pretty much everything – many elephants do, it is why we ensure that all treatments we use (even the bug spray) is non-toxic and safe for mucous membranes. Lady poked her eye on a branch when she was exploring Yard 5 several weeks ago – it…...

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The Watermelon Life Part III: Lady

With all the watermelon posts earlier this week, we didn’t want Lady feeling left out, so here’s a video of her enjoying half of a watermelon. Lady isn’t quite as graceful eating her watermelons as Rana and Maia are. Her lack of grace doesn’t affect her enjoyment of them. She…...

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Rain = Mud

Rain=Mud. Lady loves rain and mud. You can imagine how much we laughed when it started raining the other day, and Lady marched over to the ….sandpile? We can never begin to guess why she made that choice when the mud wallow was so close to her. But to each…...

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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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