Maia

The Little Things

Sometimes we get to the barn to feed the girls dinner a little late, sometimes it just takes a while to find Maia or Guida, or both, but the later we are, the prettier the lighting gets. The little things. photo- Maia in the front, dappled in the glow of…...

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A Very Sleepy Morning At Sanctuary

It was a very sleepy morning at sanctuary. Both Maia and Guida are generally a little drowsy in the morning and Maia is prone to spontaneous napping, but Guida was ready to join her today. At one point Guida, while walking, decided to take a Maia pit stop and lean…...

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New Training Wall

Maia and Guida are working on getting used to their new training wall. With the extra bars comes a right and a wrong place for them to put their trunk for treats. This is done for safety and so they learn a bit of elephant/human etiquette....

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Sprucing Up The Asian Barn

Some people may be wondering why we are working on gates at the Asian barn. The reality is that we were given almost no time to have things ready for Maia and Guida, so things were never finished the way we would have liked them to be. It was that…...

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Hide And Seek With Maia And Guida

Maia and Guida continue to enjoy their surroundings to the fullest. We are in the middle of the dry season now, and while colors are changing and it’s starting to look like fall, there is still plenty for the girls to eat. They still eat the grass you see in…...

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Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Through The Eyes of Brazilian Journalist Carol Zerbato

Carol Zerbato is a Brazilian journalist who has dedicated her heart to helping animals. She visited the sanctuary last week and posted this to her personal FB page and her website. We will provide the English translation below. One of the reasons we are sharing it is the beauty of…...

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