Mara

Sunday Smile – A Brief Moment With Mara

Mara loves being surrounded by her friends, so we don’t often get the opportunity to catch video of her on her own. Here, she’s taking a short walk to meet Rana and Bambi in the habitat. The light catches her face in the loveliest way. So enjoy this brief walk…...

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After Breakfast With the Girls

The elephants seem to be settling into a nice rhythm when it comes to mealtime – even if Guille is still working out some of the more subtle details. Each day, there’s a different configuration of girls spending time with one another, but the atmosphere is generally relaxed and comfortable.…...

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Eating In the Shade

As we’ve mentioned before, when we put out food for the elephants around mealtime, we like to spread it out – giving them the ability to search for and discover random piles of hay or produce treats at different points of the day, in different places. On this particular morning,…...

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Pumpkin for Breakfast

There are few sounds as satisfying as hearing an elephant crush or chomp down on a crunchy bit of produce, and both Rana and Mara obliged this morning during their breakfast. All of the ladies received some extra pumpkins from a Halloween fundraiser independently put on by friends of GSE. ...

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Rainy Morning Meeting

Some mornings are just a delight, for humans and elephants. During our breakfast check-in with the girls, we met them at a rainy moment. Rana, Mara, and Bambi were cheerfully muddy and soaked. (The humans were happy for the rain, but not quite as elated to be drenching wet.) As…...

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Sunday Smile: Mara’s Squishy Mud Face

Everyone has their favorite ways to celebrate relaxing rainy days. Some humans might be tempted to nap or curl up with a good book. Not so at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Here, rainy days are for diving into mud, sometimes face first. Here, Mara is taking advantage of all of the…...

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