Maia

Training, Treats and Curiosity at The Square

  Lady watched Rana’s treatment along the fence with fascination and rapture a few days ago. We treated Maia and Rana along the fence line again today – this time, we had a third person with us, so Kat did the treatment on Maia near the gate at the square…...

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Maia and Rana Eating Side by Side ❤️

It can be difficult at times to find the elephants when they are out in the habitat. They blend into their surroundings surprisingly well for such enormous creatures. Last night was one of those nights when the sun was setting and the clouds were just right, making their bodies the…...

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Treatment Day for Maia and Rana

It’s a treatment day for Maia and Rana, and they were both far from the barn. We try to work with their choices to the best of our abilities, so we decided to do their treatments along the fence line to disturb their day as little as possible. Especially since…...

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Maia’s Happy Place: Yard 5

Maia prefers Yard 5. If not for the pond in Yard 4 (there are other ponds), her social nature, or the possibility of extra treats at the barn, she possibly would never leave 5. When we saw Maia this morning, she was heading to the barn (presumably for treats). She…...

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Adorable Elephant Zombies

We’ve experienced quite a few torrential downpours the past few nights – and this is great! It’s the rainy season, so rain is beautiful and essential. Rainy nights make for lazy days. All the elephants are very active and playful all night when it rains, so, in the morning, we…...

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Happily Eating Dinner Together

Last night, when Scott went to feed the girls, he found Lady and Maia near each other – Lady was in Yard 1, and Maia was in 5 along the adjacent fence line. Scott fed Lady first and set her food down somewhat close to the fence. As he did…...

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