Mara

Morning Breakfast

On this particular morning, five elephants lined up against the fence in Yard 5 for their early meal. Scott starts off talking to Guille as she enjoys her fresh hay, grain, and produce. Bambi had scooted over near Guille’s pile of food, hoping to share, but ended up stopping and…...

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Rana is Making the Rounds

Rana has been enjoying having access to both Yard 5 and the male Asian yard – and she can’t help but show it. First thing in the morning we have found her with Maia across the creek and deep into Yard 5; by mid-afternoon, she often goes back to the…...

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Guille Joins the Powerpuff Girls

As always, the relationships among the elephants here at sanctuary are evolving in interesting ways. This week, after Rana and Bambi had spent some time in the annex, they went out into Yard 4 where Guille was spending time. Rana, Bambi, and Mara all walked into the habitat and the…...

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Identifying the Elephants: Learning About Mara

This week, as part of our series on how to identify each elephant, we’re talking about Mara – the squeaky girl of the sanctuary herd. ...

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Sunday Smile: The Powerpuff Girls Together

There’s something to be said for old friends. There’s a relaxed vibe that comes with longtime relationships that just can’t be found anywhere else. Of course, the world is full of new things and new individuals – all of which can be exciting and enriching. But, as (L to R)…...

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Guillermina Gets a Startle

Scott and the caregivers have been continuing to work with Guillermina on training behaviors and footwork, and she’s learning quickly. She’s recently begun letting Scott trim her back feet, which is a new and positive development. She tends to stay very calm and even get a little sleepy....

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