Mara

Video: After Dinner With Rana, Mara, and Bambi

Rana and Mara are enjoying a few after-dinner mouthfuls of hay when Bambi decides to join the group, making a perfect Bambi-sized spot between the other two ladies. Mara goes in for a close-up at one point, but you can see the contented look on each of their faces. Lots of…...

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Chilly Weather Makes for Silly Parties

We recently had a couple of cool days here at the sanctuary, and colder weather makes most elephants act spunky and silly. In fact, all animals of all sizes in the habitat seemed to be giddy and having fun. ...

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Everyone Goes Exploring In Unexpected Places

Most of the elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil have spots that they enjoy in each yard. Sometimes they get into a pattern of staying in the same spots at roughly the same times of the day during particular parts of the season. Out of practicality, there are some things…...

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Video: First Steps to Freedom

The story of each elephant here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is unique and, when we stop to look back, the work that each individual has done to heal is awe-inspiring. Elephants are remarkable in their power to overcome past challenges and understand the opportunities their new lives hold for them.…...

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Video: Happy International Mud Day!

Believe it or not, there is a special day of each year dedicated to the joy that can be found simply by playing in the mud. Here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we could never limit that sort of fun to only one day. Our girls love mud baths for cooling…...

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Mara, Bambi, and Rana – Minding Their Manners

The meal schedule for all of our elephants has returned to its regular routine. There is currently no need for night feeds, so everyone is back to their usual timetables. Mara has been eating well and eating everything we give her. We are happy to see that Bambi is also…...

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