Maia

Our Wish For All Elephants

There are few things in life that can bring as much joy as this. Maia and Guida are both somewhat independent, they go their own way at times. Usually they are never that far apart, but other times they are close as can be, joined at the hip with their…...

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Miss Maia Lost in the Green

Miss Maia getting lost in the green. One of the nicest things about the habitat at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is that there are many trees and shaded areas dispersed throughout the pastures. This means the girls can graze during the hottest part of the day with shade and a temperature…...

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Morning with the Ladies

Morning with the ladies generally goes one of two ways. They are either tired from staying up all night or as a result of a food coma, or they are light and silly with a bit of vocalizations. And although food coma Maia is quite enjoyable, (it’s not often you…...

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Post from Scott on the PAWS Conference

Leaving the PAWS conference and on my first flight to Sao Paulo I remain overwhelmed by the spectrum of emotions which continue to carry through every thought and breath. This, being my third conference, was by far the most inspiring, the most thought provoking and the most humbling of them…...

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Happy. A Simple Word, But it Fits.

“Happy” That’s one of those words you are cautioned not to use in regards to animals, (especially wild animals) because it can be seen as anthropomorphic. We get the theory of it, people do put their own emotions on animals. But to think animals can’t be happy and that happy…...

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Lovely Ladies Enjoying the Lush Habitat

Our two lovely ladies enjoying the lush habitat and all it has to offer. Everything regenerates so quickly, although the property is always so full of life. And since now there is enough green to spare, Guida not only eats some, but wears some as well.  ...

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