Maia

Maia Has a Very Special Presence About Her

We don’t post many photos of a dry Maia, or a clean Maia, or a Maia standing up, or of Maia not in the pond. It’s not a decision that we make; it’s just because she is usually covered in mud or lying down in the pond. We love all…...

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Maia on the Move

Maia has been all over the habitat recently. We will see her close to Rana & Mara, and, then, a little bit later, she will pop up somewhere else entirely. Then, later that day, Maia will be back with Rana & Mara. She often seems to want to spend only…...

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Maia’s Favorite Things

The weather here is starting to return to its usual warm temperatures, so Maia has resumed her regular afternoon swims. She (as always) looks pleased to be in one of her favorite places doing one of her favorite things. Photo is of her getting out of the pond for dinner,…...

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There She Is!

Earlier this week, Maia, Mara, and Rana were in Yard 1 while Lady was in Yard 2. Kat and Scott headed up to their house to eat lunch. As they left, Maia tried to walk between Rana and Mara. Everyone got a little loud and silly, but it calmed down…...

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Who She Was Then. Who She Is Now. ❤️

Maia and Guida (who passed away in June 2019) were our first elephant rescues of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. With all of our new followers, we wanted to talk a little bit about who Maia was when she first arrived, and who she is now. While we give the elephants the…...

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Lady’s Adorable “Sleepy Kitty Cat” Day

It’s been very cool here recently – the temperatures are considered cold by our region’s standards. It’s been dipping down to the 60*s (F) at night (15*-20* C). This is still a suitable temperature for elephants, but they are noticing the colder weather. We find them standing in the sun…...

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