Maia

Lady in Yard 4

Lady spent a few days exploring Yard 4. She never crossed the creek, but she explored everything else. She really is turning into our little explorer girl. While Lady doesn’t quite have the confidence to meet Maia or Rana yet, she has the confidence needed to explore other unknowns. The…...

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Maia the Pond Blob, Part 3

We had a few supporters asking questions about how frequently elephants breathe after our last pond video, so we’ve recorded this little video for those who want a visual understanding. This is Maia in one of our ponds, breathing normally. To answer some questions in advance – yes, this is…...

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Step by Step

Lady is definitely becoming a little more confident in her approach with other elephants. For those who follow us on Instagram, you have already seen this video, but not the rest of the update. The video is Lady with Rana. Lady had come to the trough for a drink, and…...

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A Bit of a Quiet Day

Today is a bit of a quiet day at the sanctuary, it seems things are setting in a bit. Maia and Rana shared the habitat last night, bumping into each other around 9 pm, but went their separate ways. We somewhat expected Rana to be close to the barn, but…...

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Smiley, Cute, Full-of-Energy Maia is Back

Maia truly seems to have returned to her previously normal smiley, cute, full-of-energy self. Over the past few weeks, she has fallen into a new routine that seems to work for her. She seems to want breakfast alone in Yard 5 most days but will spend the day itself near…...

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Maia’s Slow-Mo Ear Flaps

You know those people who seem to have an infinite amount of energy, but, then, the moment they stop moving, they get so tired they almost fall asleep? Maia is that type of elephant. She’s generally so bright-eyed and energetic, but once she stops to eat, you can see her…...

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