Maia

There She Is!

Earlier this week, Maia, Mara, and Rana were in Yard 1 while Lady was in Yard 2. Kat and Scott headed up to their house to eat lunch. As they left, Maia tried to walk between Rana and Mara. Everyone got a little loud and silly, but it calmed down…...

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Who She Was Then. Who She Is Now. ❤️

Maia and Guida (who passed away in June 2019) were our first elephant rescues of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. With all of our new followers, we wanted to talk a little bit about who Maia was when she first arrived, and who she is now. While we give the elephants the…...

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Lady’s Adorable “Sleepy Kitty Cat” Day

It’s been very cool here recently – the temperatures are considered cold by our region’s standards. It’s been dipping down to the 60*s (F) at night (15*-20* C). This is still a suitable temperature for elephants, but they are noticing the colder weather. We find them standing in the sun…...

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Behind the Scenes

There is a lot that goes on at the Sanctuary “behind the scenes” to keeps the elephants happy. One of those regular occurrences is habitat maintenance. Even though the Asian Elephant Habitat is many acres, there are still a few spots where the girls spend a significant amount of time,…...

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This Morning at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

We filmed this footage this morning with our drone, named Wall-E. We don’t use Wall-E every day, but when we do want an unobtrusive check-in with the girls, we are grateful to have it. There are a few areas (and elephants!) identified with captions in the video. We wanted to…...

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Lady With Some Pep in Her Step

This video is from yesterday. Lady had her own little party just before it was time for foot care. She was joyously trumpeting and kicking around in the bushes, but like many elephants, as soon as you turn on a camera, they stop. We decided to share the video anyway…...

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