Mara

Lady’s Observation of Mara

While Mara is spending some time without Rana in Yard 4, she isn’t alone. Lady has continued to spend her time in Yard 4 without showing interest in the barn or other yards. Mara is pretty active, and the other day, while headed to the trough on one of her…...

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Mara’s Lone Adventures

Mara has been enjoying adventures by herself recently. When she decides she wants to wander, she tends to go. She doesn’t wait for Rana (or wait for anything, not even Scott delivering pumpkins); she just goes. Rana is incredibly food-oriented – specifically hay oriented. We are feeding Mara extra food…...

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Mara Heads into Yard 4 and Doesn’t Look Back

As we recently mentioned, after dinner, Mara & Rana have been heading out into Yard 4 for the evening some nights. One recent evening, as Rana and Mara finished eating their supplemental meal (and as Scott prepared Mara’s second dinner), Mara headed out into Yard 4 at a fast pace.…...

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December Mara health update

Most of our Mara health updates have been brief: references to her decreased appetite, undiagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) issues, antisocial behavior with Bambi, etc. That is mostly because, aside from the behavioral issues, most updates would consist of ‘today she liked only bananas for breakfast, at lunch bananas were the worst.’…...

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Fence Party TIme for Rana, Mara, and Bambi!

With Mara and Rana’s seemingly increasing boredom, we opened the gate to Yard 4 to give them the option of joining Lady for a few days. They did not immediately head into the yard. Rana spent some time near the open gate, but Mara spent much of the day socializing…...

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An Elephant on a Mission

One recent morning, we separated Rana and Mara after breakfast for Mara to enjoy some additional hay. Bambi was near the training square, so we opened between Bambi, who was currently in Yard 5, Rana (in Yard 2), and Yard 4. This scenario gave Bambi the option of time with…...

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