Mara

Guillermina and Rana Cross Paths

In this video you can see (from left to right) Maia, Bambi, Mara, Guillermina, and Rana. They are spending time together at the mud wallow after breakfast and medical evaluations. Everything was calm for a while until Guille decided she wanted to interact with Rana in a forward way. Guillermina…...

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Scott, Five Elephants, and Their Behinds

In yesterday’s post, we showed a photo of the elephants from behind and presented you with the challenge to guess which girl was which. Well today you get to find out!...

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Sunday Smile: Guille and the Powerpuff Girls

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d give you a peek at Guillermina spending time with Rana, Mara, and Bambi. She’s often spotted with Maia, but here you can see that she’s calm and the other elephants are relaxed around her as she drinks some water from the trough....

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Mara Enjoys the Elephant Shower

All of the girls here at sanctuary love a good bath – whether it’s in the pond, via the hose, or in the elephant shower. On this particularly warm day, Mara took her turn in the shower, making sure to get as wet as possible and drinking some of the…...

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Up Close With the Powerpuff Girls

The days are getting shorter as the seasons change here in Brazil. That means the sun is getting lower and lower on the horizon each night at dinner time. But that doesn’t stop the elephants from knowing when it’s time to eat. Here, Mara and Bambi have headed toward the…...

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Guillermina Can Be Silly

Here, Bambi, Mara, Rana, Maia, and Guillermina were all spending time together snacking. You can see the camera pan to Guille, who is eating from her pile of hay. Mara approaches her, seemingly without hesitation, but does take an extra trunkful of hay – stocking up just in case....

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