Maia

Maia and Bambi Snack Together

While Maia and Bambi spend time together in a group setting, it’s not often that we see them standing apart from the rest of the elephants with just the two of them sharing space. While the other girls were still nearby, we caught a glimpse of this configuration, which was…...

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Maia Gives Guillermina Room to Share

While Guillermina is processing her relationships with other elephants in a slow and measured way, she has strong bonds with both Bambi and Maia. Occasionally, she tries to push Bambi’s buttons a little bit, but Bambi doesn’t allow Guille to get away with much of anything. Maia is a strong…...

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Guillermina Joins Maia and Bambi

This sanctuary morning started off with some maintenance construction in the annex area of Yard 4, which Guillermina did not initially embrace. While there have been times where she has curiously watched the backhoe work outside of the habitat in the distance, other times she has quickly left when it…...

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Sunday Smile: Rana and Maia Dust Together

Rana and Maia don’t always get to spend much alone time together, just the two of them. So it’s lovely to see them have a chance to enjoy each other’s company and some mud by the pond. Maia is quiet and still while Rana takes the opportunity to give herself…...

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Guille and Maia Enjoy a Drink

During a sunny afternoon, Maia and Guillermina were near the barn, after foot trimming, and we decided to give them the option for a bath and a nice, cool drink from the hose. Though we do have water troughs throughout the sanctuary and there is one right where they are…...

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Five Elephants Together

Depending on the day and how they are feeling, the elephants will either spend time together or split up into groups. Sometimes the Powerpuff Girls will stick together while Maia and Guillermina have some time on their own. Other times it’s Guille and Bambi with Maia across the creek and…...

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