Mara

Oh How They Wander

It’s been cool and rainy here, which means all the elephants have been more active during the day and wandering a lot more in general. This trend is especially evident with Mara, who has been exploring so much these past few weeks. When Mara decides it’s time to wander, she…...

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Companions Rana and Bambi

Rana has been enjoying spending her days with Bambi in Yards 1 and 5, and in the evening she rejoins Mara and Maia in Yard 4. Rana and Bambi are very sweet with each other, and it’s nice to see the two bonding and spending more time together. When sharing…...

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Late-Night Friendship Party

At night, elephants have a different energy about them. It’s hard to explain, but it feels like a special time somehow. They are calm, quiet, and relaxed. Even when they are having a late-night party, they still have an aura of peace that we can’t quite describe. Mara’s appetite continues…...

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Mara the Picky Eater

Mara has been a very selective eater for a long time. We aren’t sure when it began, but she was quite picky when she arrived. With her recent intermittent appetite, figuring out what Mara will eat each day is a bit of a full-time job. For example, just in terms…...

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Rana Has Been in the Cutest Mood

Mara spent the day playing in the mud wallow, and Rana has been in the cutest mood. We aren’t sure why, but she has been super cheeky and smiley all day. Just like the rest of us, some days are great days for no apparent reason. Bambi was in Yard…...

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Rainy Season and “Mud Days”

It’s the rainy season, so there is lots of mud everywhere all of the time. There’s been more rain than usual the past few days, and the elephants designated one day as “mud day” (or at least it seemed that way). Bambi and Rana were in the same yard, with…...

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