Maia

Mud Baths, Naps and Barn Visits

Maia had a nice relaxing morning. After breakfast arrived and was consumed, she gave herself a little mud bath and then went and took a nap under a tree. After Guida’s passing, Maia had been returning to the barn more often than she ever had in the past. But she…...

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Our Water Girl Maia

During the hottest parts of the day, Miss Maia has been spending her time in both the new wallow and the pond. She has always been our water girl. Maia continues to be bright. Her spirits are good, but she has yet to be very vocal. She will quietly rumble…...

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Time Together. Time on Their Own.

Rana Bug in the lead with Maia bringing up the rear. Since Rana’s visit across the creek, things have been mostly quiet. The girls spent yesterday by each other, but are still both venturing off and spending time on their own as well. When Maia did come up to pass…...

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Our Mud Puppy Maia

Maia is our mud puppy of late. Along with refreshing the wallow in the first yard, a new wallow was dug out by the water trough in the fourth yard. You can see the pond from where it is,  sometimes the girls prefer a mud bath over a swim. As…...

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Their Minefield of Snacks

We mentioned the other day that we were doing different things to try and keep Maia a little busier and engaged in the habitat. One of those is putting out different and new treats randomly throughout the yards. Funny thing with that is sometimes they don’t go anywhere near their…...

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Dry Season Has Arrived

Dry season has arrived, but the girls don’t seem to mind. There is still a lot of green growing, but the trails are very dusty. This makes for happy elephants who often make a pit stop to give themselves a good coating. Rana is doing great. She continues to be…...

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