Maia

Maia’s Annual Health Checkup

The health of the elephants in our care is always our priority. We monitor them for any changes in their physical state or behaviors and proceed accordingly. They also get regular “checkups,” which includes doing annual blood work. If we see any reasons for concern or notice any changes in…...

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Brave Lady. Patient Rana. Beaming Humans. ❤️

We wanted to touch base a bit on what happened during the time that Lady and Rana spent together in the first yard yesterday. The live video shows life at the moment, but the girls were together all morning, and a lot went into those few hours. If you didn’t…...

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Congrats Brave Lady!

Brave Lady is sharing space with Rana this morning!! We have briefly opened a gate between them several times, and Lady will stand there and watch. Today, Lady walked through the gate for the first time and is sharing space with Rana!! We are so proud of her!! (Rana is…...

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Maia, the Pond Blob, Part IV 😆

While Rana and Lady have been busy watching each other through the fence, Maia has also been very busy…. busy being a pond blob. On recent mornings, she is in the pond in Yard 5. Rana seems to gravitate more towards Yard 5 recently, which may be why the Pond…...

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Our Gifted Ear-Flapper :)

UPDATE:  You are all too good at this!!  🙂  Yes, it’s Maia!  100% correct!!  Well done!! Who wants to guess? Who thinks they know the answer? Part of the reason for doing these posts is that many people have said they have trouble telling the girls apart. There are little…...

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It Sounded Like An Elephant Noise, But…

This story begins like all good stories – with the announcement, everybody is okay. 😊 Kat & Scott live on sanctuary grounds at an overlook. With the location of their house and the way that sound travels out of the valleys, they can hear many sounds in the habitat. This was…...

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