Mara

Group Dynamics: Our Ever-Evolving Journey

Maia continues to share space with Mara, Rana, and Bambi during the day. She spends time in various areas of Yard 4, but isn’t going close to them most days....

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Maia and the Girls Figuring it All Out – Part 3 of the Saga

Here is the third installment in a three-part series about Maia, Mara, Rana, and Bambi. You can read parts one and two on the blog, if you want to start from the beginning....

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Maia and Some Unexpected Excitement – Part 1

When Bambi arrived in September, Maia was the first elephant she met up close. As we shared then, it wasn’t a perfect experience. Bambi wasn’t well socialized and approached Maia head on while Maia was eating. Maia didn’t appreciate it and, after giving Bambi a nudge, ignored her....

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Happy #MelonMonday!

It’s #MelonMonday! As we mentioned yesterday, Mara is eating several hundred pounds of produce each day, which is fantastic. We have discovered one food that she just can’t get enough of: the Melão amarelo, or yellow melon. They’re similar to honeydew (known in some places as a White Antibes melon), except…...

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Mara and Her Refined Palate

Mara is continuing to eat well, which is fantastic. She still is not eating normally, but she is eating a decent amount of foods consistently. She grazes and eats hay at times, but we are still feeding her a good bit of produce daily....

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Sanctuary Magic: Night Feeds

Night feeds have become a special time at the sanctuary. Even when the girls are being silly, there is a relaxed and peaceful feeling to them that can’t be recreated during the day. Even Scott, who is traditionally a morning person, loves these moments....

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