Maia

Maia and Guida: They Bring Such Joy

It’s always amusing when you realize no matter how many years you have worked with elephants, that they continue to amaze and bring such joy. Tonight Maia was fed on one side of the property, while we searched for Guida on the other. After about 15 minutes with Guida, Maia…...

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Maia & Guida’s Incredible Presence

We’re starting to sound like a broken record when talking about how fantastic Maia and Guida look right now. Not only do they spend much more time together, but they have an incredible presence about them that is unmistakable. Brazilian media came out the other day to do a follow…...

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Maia’s Hat Action

Cutie Miss Maia felt like getting in on the ‘hat’ action (practice for Ramba’s arrival) and is sporting her own personal grass tuft on her head. Scott just called on the radio after being done with bringing the girls their dinner to ask where I fed them the other day…...

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A Trio of Photos of Our Two Beauties

A Trio Of Photos Of Our Two Beauties (Both of the girls first) It’s funny how much more similar Maia and Guida look now, in this trio of photos, then when they first arrived. Still easy to tell them apart- Maia is on the left in the road, Guida in…...

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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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