Maia

The Question of Love Part I: Rana

After last week’s post about Lady’s emotional growth, a few of you wondered if Maia and Rana love their humans. It’s an excellent question & we felt the answers deserve separate posts. We will talk about Rana today and Maia on Thursday! Love is a strange and complex emotion that…...

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Maia Loves Food!

Maia loves food. She loves all food. When people ask what her favorite food is, we usually answer “everything.” We are going to have to respond differently now because we found a food she does not like. As many of you know, we have quite a few chickens here. Most…...

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Rainy Season Is Coming to a Close

The rainy season has its many challenges, but if we are honest, we’d have to say nobody is excited when the dry season arrives. At least we aren’t, and neither are the elephants who love the rain and never seem to tire of it. Our laundry dries way faster, but…...

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Maia and Rana’s Footwork Routines

All of our girls get regular footwork, just not necessarily frequent footwork. We look at their feet daily, and if an issue pops up, it’s immediately taken care of. But for the most part, their feet generally look really good. Maia’s footwork is the most infrequent. She uses her feet…...

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The Pond, Some Palms, and a Bath

After spending the morning in the pond, Maia got out for a brief break to enjoy a snack pile that Kat left her – some palm fronds and a small amount of fruit. Kat was nearby cleaning a water trough along a fence, so Maia headed over for a drink…...

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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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