Mara

Sunday Smile: A Quiet Moment With Mara

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we get a gentle peek at Mara, as she walks down an elephant-made pathway in the habitat. Her ears are out and she’s sniffing the air, perhaps thinking about which direction her friends might be staying or deciding where will be the best grassy area…...

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Maia, Mara, and Rana Together

We are seeing new configurations of elephants spending time together lately. Where once you would frequently see Bambi with only Rana and Mara, now she’s together with Guillermina and Maia more and more often. Maia has emerged as a solid member of the group of five, along with Bambi, Mara,…...

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Sunday Smile: Mara Scratches an Itch

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we have a video of Mara getting down to business and scratching her bottom. She and Rana (on the left) were in Yard 5 while Yard 4 was being cleaned and Mara decided it was time to address an itch. According to the caregivers, she…...

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Bambi and Mara Dusting

In this quiet video, you catch a glimpse of Bambi (in the back) and Mara (in front) dusting and relaxing in the habitat. However, those who truly know Mara can tell that she’s got a very mischievous look on her face. The closer she gets to the camera, the more…...

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Relaxed “Powerpuff Girls”

If you are looking for a moment of peace amidst your busy day, enjoy this short video of Bambi, Mara, and Rana (l to r) as they gently dust and spend time together. When we say that elephants were near each other, it doesn’t always mean that they’re this close…...

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Muddy Girls in the Rain

When we say that the elephants love the rain, there can be no doubt by watching this video that it’s true. Though it was only sprinkling by the time this was recorded, it had previously been raining much harder, which filled the mud wallows and created lots of puddles to…...

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