Maia

New Training Wall

Maia and Guida are working on getting used to their new training wall. With the extra bars comes a right and a wrong place for them to put their trunk for treats. This is done for safety and so they learn a bit of elephant/human etiquette....

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Sprucing Up The Asian Barn

Some people may be wondering why we are working on gates at the Asian barn. The reality is that we were given almost no time to have things ready for Maia and Guida, so things were never finished the way we would have liked them to be. It was that…...

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Hide And Seek With Maia And Guida

Maia and Guida continue to enjoy their surroundings to the fullest. We are in the middle of the dry season now, and while colors are changing and it’s starting to look like fall, there is still plenty for the girls to eat. They still eat the grass you see in…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Through The Eyes of Brazilian Journalist Carol Zerbato

Carol Zerbato is a Brazilian journalist who has dedicated her heart to helping animals. She visited the sanctuary last week and posted this to her personal FB page and her website. We will provide the English translation below. One of the reasons we are sharing it is the beauty of…...

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‘Happy Flappy’ Miss Guida

It’s our ‘happy flappy’ Miss Guida. She continues to be her vocal self in the mornings, calling Maia to come over with her big deep rumbles. Most of the time Maia is so excited that Guida is calling her over, since this is something that only really started since they…...

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African Barn Construction Can Begin!

So today while concrete was being poured to finish the bridge, Maia watched the workers and Bugsy watched Maia....

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