Mara

Mara January Health Update

Over the past few weeks, Mara has been consistently doing a little better in terms of eating. She is still not eating a “normal amount,” nor is she eating enough to maintain her current weight. Although her weight loss continues, we are pleased to see her eating more—and more consistently.…...

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Bambi, Mara, and Rana Share Space

Bambi and Mara have continued spending intermittent time together in the same yard. It is going well overall. Bambi has been very respectful of Mara’s space, but she is still staying near her friend. She will wander off to graze but then come back. Sometimes, Rana is with them, but…...

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Mara and Bambi Together Again

We opened up Yard 4 for Bambi while Mara was in the back of the yard, near the mud wallow. As many of you may recall, Bambi and Mara did fantastic sharing space at first, but then Mara began acting out toward Bambi. In response, we separated the two. They…...

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Late Night Rumble-Fests

Mara, Rana, and Bambi have been having late night rumble-fests recently.  We will hear bellowing, giant rumbles, trumpets, squeaks, and more. They frequently cycle through what feels like every possible vocalization for happy celebrating elephants.  It’s incredible to hear and experience.  They aren’t just overwhelmingly happy parties; it’s a sort of a reunion…...

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Oh How They Wander

It’s been cool and rainy here, which means all the elephants have been more active during the day and wandering a lot more in general. This trend is especially evident with Mara, who has been exploring so much these past few weeks. When Mara decides it’s time to wander, she…...

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Companions Rana and Bambi

Rana has been enjoying spending her days with Bambi in Yards 1 and 5, and in the evening she rejoins Mara and Maia in Yard 4. Rana and Bambi are very sweet with each other, and it’s nice to see the two bonding and spending more time together. When sharing…...

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