Mara

Sunday Smile: Mara’s Bite of Watermelon

At sanctuary, the whole year is watermelon season. The elephants love them and we use them as special treats when necessary. For this week’s Sunday Smile, you can see Mara taking a nice sized bite of hers. We thought the idea of a refreshing treat might brighten your day!...

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Bambi Watches Mara and Rana

This video captures a moment when Bambi is being approached by Mara (front) and Rana (back). Both elephants headed toward Bambi seem to be learning about Bambi’s new boundaries, so they stop to acknowledge them and to allow Bambi to assess the situation. Bambi smells the air a bit, perhaps…...

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Guillermina Watches Rana’s Treatment

Recently, Rana, Mara, and Guillermina were in Yard 5 together. They were near the barn, so we opened up the yards closest to the barn so that Rana could have her treatment done. She was let into the barn for foot soaks; she’s still dealing with the problem on her…...

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Mara Splashes With Maia and Guillermina

All of the girls have been spread out between Yards 4 and 5, with Rana and Mara pairing up while Maia, Bambi, and Guillermina have been together. But just because they’ve been spending a lot of time in two groups doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy each other’s company. ...

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All Five Girls at the Pond Fence

Scott managed to catch some video of all five elephants eating together along the pond fence. As he states in the video, they had just finished breakfast and were eating some hay treats. Everyone was calm and seemed mostly settled in the moment, though things are still changing on an…...

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Bambi and Mara Eat Close to One Another

Though Bambi and Mara are still somewhat unsettled around each other at the moment, it hasn’t stopped all of the elephants from having meals together. At breakfast, the girls lined up in order: Guillermina, Maia, Bambi, then Mara and Rana. Initially, Mara and Rana weren’t that close to the other…...

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