Mara

Happy 3rd Re-Birthday, Mara!

It’s a big week here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Not only did we celebrate Guillermina’s 1st re-birthday yesterday, but today we get to shine a light on Mara for her 3rd sanctuary re-birthday. ...

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Five Girls Together

What you see in this photo – five elephants spending time together – is happening now more than it has before. (From L to R: Guillermina, Maia, Mara, Bambi, and Rana) The girls often hang out at different times in different configurations, but seeing these five collected in one group…...

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An Afternoon Elephant Bath

One recent afternoon, Rana, Mara, and Bambi were in Yard 1 by the barn, while Guillermina was having part of her yearly exam done in the neighboring yard. Mara was standing at the water trough giving herself a drink and, since it was warm, we decided to turn on the…...

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Mara’s Reunion With Bambi and Rana

One morning, when visiting caregiver Nicole got to the barn, it was overcast with a little bit of rain. Bambi and Rana were in Yard 5 rumbling and roaring and running around. They kept walking over to the gate between Yards 4 and 5 and just staring through it. Though…...

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Rana Calls For Her Sisters

Volume on! As you can hear Scott talk about here (and as we wrote about previously), Rana had her sore ankle treated at the barn. However, Rana seemed to have a better idea about what she wanted to do this morning instead of an ankle check. Rather than walk through…...

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Guillermina Grazes With Mara

As we’ve talked about before, relationships among the elephants here at sanctuary continually evolve. The dynamics between Guillermina and the other elephants have been in constant motion as she learns to be a member of a herd and they learn what life is like with a younger elephant. ...

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