Lady

Lady Enjoys a Cool Bath On a Warm Day

It’s no secret that Lady loves mud and water. She likes to squish her feet in the soft mud and splash herself to keep cool. As Lady headed out to one of her favorite spots in Yard 5 recently, Kat was watching to see if she would stop to bathe…...

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Lady Explores Yard 4

Lady spends a bit of time exploring in Yard 5 and, while in her favorite spots, she allows herself to get a bit lost in the vast spaces. When she spends time in Yard 4, which is less often, she seems a bit more attentive, as though other elephants might…...

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Sanctuary Memories – Lady’s First Foot Soak

As part of the Sanctuary Memory series, Kat shares the story of Lady’s first foot soak. When Lady arrived, there was a great unknown about how she would respond to humans in general, let alone to medical care. She had a history of showing aggression and, though we knew her…...

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Do Elephants Prefer One Caregiver Over Another?

We get a number of questions about whether caregivers have “favorite” elephants (which Scott and Kat talked about in the AMA video) or if elephants have people they prefer over others. Truthfully, the answer is: yes and no. ...

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Video: A Relaxed Afternoon With All Five Elephants

Last week, all five of the girls spent a bit of time near each other, which certainly doesn’t happen every day. In the afternoon, they were a little spread out. Lady came to the barn for her footsoaks and treatments, then headed back out to graze in Yard 5. Maia…...

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A Sly Lady Keeps Us On Our Toes

Elephants have ways of teaching us lessons, both small and large. Even the most seasoned of elephant caregivers get reminders that you must be on top of your game with every interaction, unless you want to be outsmarted. Lady gave us a small refresher on this a few days ago. ...

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