Mara

This Week in “Guess the Elephant”

It’s the final week to show off your talents for identifying the elephants at ESB. Guess carefully and we’ll place the answer in the comments later. Look back at your identification cheat sheets for help!...

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After Dinner With Five Girls

On a recent trip to feed the elephants, we found Maia, Guillermina, Mara, Bambi, and Rana all near each other. Maia and Guillermina were standing near the fenceline and the Powerpuff Girls were hanging out by the pond. One caregiver fed the two girls who were together and others fed…...

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Elephant Gathering

We had an elephant party this week, which happens some mornings. The girls gathered together and had a vocal celebration just before breakfast. The elephants seem to have more energy before their morning meal, after which they often nap in the shade. ...

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Dinner With the Girls

Recently at dinner time the caregivers were looking for all of the girls so that they could serve nightly meals. Rana, Mara, and Bambi were in Yard 4, all in areas adjacent to Yards 2 and 3, with Lady in the middle of Yard 2. The caregivers fed the Powerpuff…...

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Frolic in the Pond

On a recent afternoon, one of our caregivers-in-training heard some happy sounding trumpets, but couldn’t see where they were coming from. She could see Bambi and Mara, who were quiet and calm. So, she wandered over to an area where she could see the pond in Yard 5 and observed…...

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Enjoying the Pond From Afar

There are moments when we see the elephants doing something together and we know it would make a great video to share. However, being visible to the girls when they’re comfortable and look like they’re enjoying each other’s company might ruin the moment for them by distracting them from what…...

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