Maia

The Beauty of Elephants

This is the true and simple beauty of elephants. When you love elephants, it shouldn’t be about having them entertain you, riding on their back or touching them. Love is about appreciating someone for who they are, not for what they offer you. The beauty of elephants is the bond…...

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A Trumpet From Maia And Guida

The other night, around 10:30, while out feeding the tapirs, we heard a trumpet from Maia and Guida. Scott was inside the house, but sound carries through the hills nicely at night. The thing about this specific trumpet is it sounded a little concerned or surprised. When we talk about…...

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Silly Charming Maia

Miss Maia in all her silly charming glory. It’s easy to see how Maia brings out the happy in those around her, this includes elephants and humans. For Guida this has meant a nurturing of her playful side, which we see grow more and more every day. For us it…...

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Maia and Guida Vocalizing In The Habitat

Volume up for Maia and Guida vocalizing in the habitat!! The first video with our new little camera. Best feature, you can see their eyes so much more clearly, which is great to really read their emotions. The camera is zoomed all of the way in, so objects may appear…...

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Maia: Her Ear Tells A Story

This is Maia shortly after getting out of the pond, so you can still see all of her fantastic polka dots. Once she coats herself in dirt and mud, they disappear for a bit.  If you enlarge the photo, her ear tells a story if you look closely at it…...

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Wall-E Catches Maia And Guida In The Pond

Not only did the caregivers catch Maia and Guida in the pond together last week, but we caught them a different day with the drone. And yes, so you know, we just randomly pick times to put Wall-E in the sky to check out what the girls are up to.…...

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