Maia

A Day of Rest For Us All

We are going to consider today a day of rest for all of us  So you get a photo of the lovely Maia in all of her fuzzy, smiling glory. Both ladies are spending a fair bit of time next to some form of water this week. It’s nearing the…...

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Here is Lovely Miss Maia

Busy day here in Brazil, but didn’t want to leave you all without, so here is lovely Miss Maia. Someone asked how she was doing the other day, and we realized we hadn’t given an emotional update on how she has been. Maia is good, definitely brighter, more engaging, more…...

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The Simple Things ❤️

An elephant drinking- it happens numerous times a day but is still so charming. The face, the noise and then add in the blue sky and Maia’s cute fuzz-what is there not to love? The simple things.  September 1, 2019    More Maia Photos and Stories Here →...

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The Amazon Fires Are Not Directly Affecting Us

News of the fires in the Amazon is starting to reach people around the world, which means messages from those concerned about the girls, us, and the other critters here at the sanctuary. As horrific as the fires are, they are not directly affecting our location. The closest, active, significant…...

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A New Favorite Hangout Spot for Maia and Rana

Rana on the left and Maia on the right, at the mud wallow just east of the pond. Laughingly, this is one of the most challenging photos to get, although they are there together almost every day. If you go out there while they are together, one of them will…...

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The Individuality of the Elephants

At GSE we talk about the individuality of the elephants, they aren’t just elephants- they are Maia, Guida, Rana, Ramba and the list goes on. Although the depth of their differences is significant, you don’t have to look very far to see some of them are almost nothing alike. It’s…...

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