Maia

How Many Mangoes Are Too Many?

How many mangoes are too many? Well, when your yard looks like a mango minefield, you may be close. We picked up two backhoe bucket loads from one tree. If we leave them, they will simply rot and attract bugs. Of course we bring them down daily for Maia and…...

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Touches Your Heart

There is something about a smiley, bright-eyed Maia that touches your heart in a way few other things can. It may be because of her dark past and how guarded and anxious she looked before her life at sanctuary. But photos like this will always cause us to pause, smile…...

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Halloween at GSE!

Halloween at GSE! They say Halloween is all about candy, but Guida and Maia know better: It’s all about pumpkins! How about joining the girls this Halloween and donating some tasty juicy pumpkins. Alma and George, our rehab tapirs, will surely enjoy some pumpkin too! Although our garden has been…...

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Guida Our Wise and Grounded Girl

Someone asked in the last post if Guida was the leader. With her and Maia there is a lot of give and take. There isn’t a matriarch with just the two of them, although Guida definitely has the makings of one. In captivity the dominant female is often referred to…...

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Rain Brings the Silly

These two, how can you not love them? Rain brings the silly and these two have been all about it lately. It also helps that it’s mango season so we sprinkle them around the habitat regularly as well, for them and other animals, to find on their own time. Sometimes…...

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Good Morning Celebration

Maia and Guida had another good morning celebration, but as is the norm, when you start recording they get a little quiet. What is amazing about this video is how clean they are. There are some photos and a short video that need to be pulled off of the camera,…...

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