Mara

Happy Valentine’s Day – And a Fundraiser!

Our gift to you, our supporters, on Valentine’s Day: A morning walk with Mara – off to graze near her herdmate Bambi. This video shows the simplicity of sanctuary life and the priceless, enriching emotional value of sharing your life with others, while also offering an up-close moment with Bambi…...

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Sunday Smile: A Rana Surprise!

One recent morning, the girls were walking to breakfast along the fences between Yards 4 and 5 – which is a different area for them to spend time in. They were in a loose configuration, popping out of the bushes at various places along the way. ...

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After Breakfast Hangout

After breakfast seems to be a relaxed time in general, as the elephants enjoy space together or on their own – their choice, of course – generally grazing and having a laid-back time. ...

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Bambi, Rana, and Mara Stroll By the Pond

This week, Scott saw the “Powerpuff Girls” walking near the pond and hoped to get a video of Bambi playing in the mud, because, for many days, that had become part of her afternoon routine. At the last minute she seemed to opt out of a mud bath. As often…...

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Five Elephants Together

Depending on the day and how they are feeling, the elephants will either spend time together or split up into groups. Sometimes the Powerpuff Girls will stick together while Maia and Guillermina have some time on their own. Other times it’s Guille and Bambi with Maia across the creek and…...

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A Stroll With the Powerpuff Girls

A few days ago, we showed a video of Guillermina quickly crossing the habitat while carrying her snack. Here you can see how individual elephants can have completely different mindsets, simply depending on the day. ...

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