Maia

Mud Makes A Girl Happy

Mud makes a girl happy. Maia and Guida have a new favorite spot in their most recent yard (see photo below). The new yard has two creek crossings, the first one the girls have chosen a steep area to cross, even though there are much easier spots. The second creek…...

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Maia’s Bath

Cute girl Maia decided to stop by the sprinkler we had installed for Pelusa’s yard and take a bath this morning. As seems typical for people who work with elephants, Scott didn’t have any room on his phone for video, so instead we have a little slide show. Although possibly…...

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Maia And Guida’s Excursions Into Their New Area

With everything that has gone on for the past two weeks, we haven’t talked much about Maia and Guida’s excursions into their new area. They seem to absolutely love the new area, and seem more content to stay there than they have with the other new spaces. They have been…...

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Maia Monkey vs The Palm Tree

Since we could all use a little levity after this week, we’re sharing a video of our Maia Monkey vs the palm tree. Both Maia and Guida serve as a constant reminder of why sanctuary is so important, but also even though we can’t save every elephant, together we can…...

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Teamwork At Its Finest

Teamwork at its finest. We gave Maia and Guida access to their last yard in this first phase of development. It’s an additional 25 acres, which is nice on its own, but it’s more than that. The new space offers new areas to explore for mental stimulation, beautiful untouched pasture…...

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This Time It’s Maia Standing Over Guida

Our lovely ladies around morning nap time yesterday. This time it’s Maia standing over Guida. When they arrived, over a year ago, Guida already had a nurturing side and a level of patience and trust with Maia that was slightly surprising but lovely to watch. Maia did not have that…...

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