Maia

Happy. A Simple Word, But it Fits.

“Happy” That’s one of those words you are cautioned not to use in regards to animals, (especially wild animals) because it can be seen as anthropomorphic. We get the theory of it, people do put their own emotions on animals. But to think animals can’t be happy and that happy…...

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Lovely Ladies Enjoying the Lush Habitat

Our two lovely ladies enjoying the lush habitat and all it has to offer. Everything regenerates so quickly, although the property is always so full of life. And since now there is enough green to spare, Guida not only eats some, but wears some as well.  ...

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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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