Maia

Working Things Out

In this video, Rana is standing along the fence line with Maia and Guillermina after eating. Ready to move on, Guillermina walks up quickly behind Rana. Because of Guille’s recent lapse into less-than-respectful behavior, Rana takes notice and quickly steps out of the way. Maia is unphased because both she…...

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All Five Girls at the Pond Fence

Scott managed to catch some video of all five elephants eating together along the pond fence. As he states in the video, they had just finished breakfast and were eating some hay treats. Everyone was calm and seemed mostly settled in the moment, though things are still changing on an…...

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After Breakfast with Scott, Rana, Maia, and Mara

Maia, though she spends a lot of time with Bambi and Guillermina, has good relationships with all of the elephants – even though she took some time to herself a couple of years ago, separating herself from the others. We knew that once her loving side was healed, it would…...

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All Along the Fence at Breakfast

When it was time for breakfast, all five elephants gathered along the fence line to receive their morning meals. As Scott says, it had been a while since that happened, so it was a lovely surprise to watch them all calmly eat standing side by side. From right to left,…...

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Mara Joins Guille, Maia, and Bambi

Gradually, we are seeing more occurrences of all the elephants spending time together in the same area. In this video, even though Rana isn’t there, Mara approaches Guillermina, Maia, and Bambi and she is being vocal with her herd mates. Bambi starts to walk away but then stops and starts…...

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Mud Wallows are Popular This Season

The mud wallows have been a big hit so far this year. Since the dry season began, the elephants have been making the most of getting wet and dirty lately. We have to fill the wallows in manually, since there’s no rain to do the job for us. We have…...

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