Maia

A full pond, a cheeky grin and fuzzy hair. Life is good for Miss Maia.

Here is beautiful Miss Maia sporting her best cheeky grin, sparkling clean fuzzy hair and matching spots. You might be able to tell, her pond is a bit more full today and she is thoroughly enjoying herself. Many have asked if she had access to water in her past. During…...

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Maia the Pond Blob

The pond is only about a week old, and not full yet (although we got a big rain last night), but that isn’t stopping Maia from heading straight for it once she was done with her breakfast. The four wheeler arrived before Guida did and Scott was able to get…...

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Happy Pondside Morning

Turn up the volume!! Maia apparently raced out to the pond after breakfast this morning and beat us all there. When Guida caught up there was a little mini party. This is something we’ve seen in other elephants, even if they were just together a few minutes ago, it’s a…...

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Fence Talk

This photo is one of those beautiful shots that wouldn’t always be used- why? Simply because there is a fence in the background. Some would like to believe that sanctuary is about giving elephants land and setting them ‘free’. The amusing part of that theory is that zoos see it as…...

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Maia’s First Dip In Their New Pond

Scott dug the girls a pond just a couple of days ago and because of the rains, it is filling up fast. Yesterday it was just a big puddle but this morning it looked like this. It took a little while to be able to dig because you actually have…...

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Excuse Us, Scott, But Might You Have A Snack For Us?

The girls have been silly, easy and light. Earlier today, after doing some work in the habitat, Scott drove back to the barn and passed Maia and Guida along the way. He stopped to say hi and they wondered if he had anything for them. They are always receptive to…...

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