Maia

Rumble Spot

Scott was trying to get video of the area between their eyes, to show how it vibrates when they rumble. It starts with Maia, but Guida wants her turn to share as well. It can be hard, in this video, to see the vibrations, but you can see the area…...

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And Then There Were Three

  Sometimes when you are feeding the girls, you will already have both Maia and Guida in your sights, but then up pops Rana. This was one of those nights. Maia and Guida were being fed out by the pond when we noticed Rana show up as well. The first…...

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Even If She (Rana) Eats Five Fewer Carrots

This photo was taken the day that Rana was all good with skipping dinner to go to her friends. Rana’s food was put down about 30 yards from where Maia and Guida were and then we drove over to the two of them to try to ensure that Rana was…...

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Miss Maia Approves The New Water Trough 😄

Volume on!! Construction and expansion of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is a constant. We have water troughs in several places throughout the female Asian habitat, but yesterday Scott and Panto were finishing a new one at the furthest point of the habitat. It’s by the pond, and a favorite spot for…...

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Maia Is a Joy

Some days the humans in the world are a bit much, but then you walk around the corner to see this cutie, creating her own little mud hole while sporting a little hay beret. And it makes life better, just like that. Maia is a joy. We are thrilled to…...

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The Wonderful Bundle That Is Maia

That beautiful scrunched up face.  Oh Miss Maia. Each elephant is so different, and for each of us, they can conjure up different emotions simply being in their presence. Maia is one of those elephants that will keep a smile on your face. Maia is silly and playful and a…...

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