Maia

Dry Season Has Arrived

Dry season has arrived, but the girls don’t seem to mind. There is still a lot of green growing, but the trails are very dusty. This makes for happy elephants who often make a pit stop to give themselves a good coating. Rana is doing great. She continues to be…...

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A Mucky Maia

This cute girl decided to take an early morning mud nap in the wallow while waiting for her humans to arrive. She woke up all mucky and light in spirits. Scott feels there is more life in her eyes at this point, although she’s still not herself. He whispered to…...

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Time Together Playing and Splashing

Yesterday both Rana and Maia spent some time together playing and splashing in the big mud wallow. There are two ponds and a fresh stream in the habitat, but both girls also seem to like the smaller ‘puddles’ as well. The caregivers caught them in there the day before as…...

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Nice to Have Days Like This

Today things are a little more settled. I would say normal, but none of us have quite figured out the new normal just yet. Maia had been coming back to the barn more, not wanting to stay out as much, and somewhat out of sorts when she was at the…...

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Playtime for Maia and Rana

Maia and Rana spent some time together today playing by the water trough. They both splashed around in the little puddles that formed, drank, and bathed. When they were done, Scott drove out to drop some hay and palms in the habitat. As he was on his way out, Rana…...

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Guida’s Gifts

Because of a request, we are sharing this private update. We have an ‘Ele-Guardian’ program that allows you to adopt one of the girls and receive special monthly updates that only guardians see. After Guida’s passing, this is part of what was sent out to her guardians. Although we never…...

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