Maia

Muddy Maia

When writing about the girls in posts, we frequently say, “she was covered in mud” or “she was muddy.” Sometimes, we refer to the process as a “mud party.” No matter what we call it, we are never sure if it gives you the proper mental picture of how much…...

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Some Days and Other Days

While Lady is busy blowing us all away, it’s been life as usual for Maia and Rana – some days they spend together, and some days they spend apart. Some days they are closer to the barn, and other days they are further away. They tend to spend more time…...

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The Question of Love Part II: Maia

  To continue Tuesday’s post – Does Maia love us? Maia loves food (except for sunflower seeds 😆). She also appreciates food. Her feelings towards humans are a little more complicated. When Maia first arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil in 2016, she didn’t love or trust anyone. She had spent…...

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The Question of Love Part I: Rana

After last week’s post about Lady’s emotional growth, a few of you wondered if Maia and Rana love their humans. It’s an excellent question & we felt the answers deserve separate posts. We will talk about Rana today and Maia on Thursday! Love is a strange and complex emotion that…...

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Maia Loves Food!

Maia loves food. She loves all food. When people ask what her favorite food is, we usually answer “everything.” We are going to have to respond differently now because we found a food she does not like. As many of you know, we have quite a few chickens here. Most…...

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Rainy Season Is Coming to a Close

The rainy season has its many challenges, but if we are honest, we’d have to say nobody is excited when the dry season arrives. At least we aren’t, and neither are the elephants who love the rain and never seem to tire of it. Our laundry dries way faster, but…...

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