Mara

Mara Grazes Near Pocha’s Grave

Pocha is buried in a lovely area in Yard 3, somewhat near the barn where she and Guillermina first started to embrace their new sanctuary life. It’s also a spot that the other elephants like to visit from time to time. There is an abundance of greenery that they find…...

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Guillermina, Mara, and Bambi Spend Time Together

Now that Rana is being an explorer, going back and forth between different yards and spending time with Maia and Lady, Guillermina seems to have taken this as her cue to try bonding more with Mara and Bambi. All three of them seem content in Yard 4 (though they are…...

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Mara and Bambi Explore Across the Creek

As Rana has been spending time wandering in Yard 5, Mara and Bambi decided they were going to take another step into that same yard to discover a little more about a space they rarely explore. In fact, Mara has only been in Yard 5 a few times. So they…...

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Just Being Elephants

Much of what we are able to show of the elephants through photos and videos represents just a small portion of their lives. Most of their days are spent on their own, doing normal elephant activities – which is what this video reflects. ...

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Sunday Smile: Mara Enjoys Her Snacks

Here’s a special Sunday Smile for all of Mara’s super fans! She’s savoring a meal, carefully curated to make sure she gets the maximum possible delight (and nutrients) from what she’s eating. May you all get the same amount of enjoyment from your own afternoon snacks!...

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Some Nice Cold Water, Please

After dinner, Mara, Bambi, and Maia headed to the water trough but decided that, even though it had plenty of water inside, they wanted water from the hose instead, which we’ve seen as a somewhat universal thing with all of the elephants we’ve worked with throughout the past 30 years.…...

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