Maia

Maia’s Scratching Post (Rana)

Maia and Rana have been spending varying amounts of time together. It seems to vary a lot day to day and week to week, but they each seem to draw comfort in knowing that the other is around and available if needed. They tend to spend more time together in…...

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Maia’s on a Mission

To encourage Lady to explore during the evening hours, we leave small piles of food for her in her yards. Lady is decent at finding her hidden treasures, but she doesn’t follow her nose quite as well as the other girls and often misses a couple. Maia (who does not…...

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Maia’s Dinner

We like to make sure each of our elephant residents receives equal time in the limelight because they are all equally perfect. And we know everyone has an elephant they resonate more with. It’s always a bit of a challenge to write regular posts about Maia because, well, she’s Maia.…...

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Rana’s Time With Lady and Time With Maia

Rana spent most of yesterday with Lady. At dinnertime, we decided to feed Maia first and see if Rana wanted to follow to spend time with Maia or stay with Lady. Unsurprisingly, Maia was by the pond (in 4). We headed that way slowly, keeping an eye on Rana. Rana…...

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Dinner for Three

Maia & Lady spent some time hanging out along the fence yesterday afternoon. At dinnertime, they were still in the area, so Scott went to feed Maia and Lady near to each other while Shirlei went to feed Rana. Rana, hearing the four-wheelers, decided Shirlei was taking too long to…...

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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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