Mara

The Girls Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day Treats!

On Valentine’s Day, you sent donations to each of the elephants as “valentines” in the form of fruit. We made sure to label each piece and made sure that all of the girls were given delicious veggies, fruits (they all got custom watermelons) – a buffet of their favorite treats. …...

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Lady Walks Near the Three Girls

Bambi, Rana, and Mara have been near the barn for a couple of days, which is not the norm lately. They stayed in Yard 1 all day, though they had access to Yard 5 (which is adjacent), but seemed happy to stay where they were. Their energy was calm and…...

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Rana’s Nose: Up Close and Personal

We often joke that when the elephants at sanctuary hear the 4-wheeler coming near, they get as excited as a child when they hear the ice cream truck: they know there’s a chance that goodies might be on the way. Rana, Bambi, and Mara have been spending time in Yard…...

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Mara Is a Camera Hog

Some days, the elephants here can show their personalities in the most subtle (and funny) of ways. On this day, Mara, Bambi, and Rana were standing at the fenceline and Mara started to communicate with some deep rumbles. Scott zoomed in on Mara’s forehead, trying to catch the vibrations that…...

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A Valentine’s Day Fundraiser and a Gift For You!

It’s Valentine’s Day: the time of year when you want to express your love and appreciation for those who have touched your heart. As a way to allow people to do that for the girls and treat them at the same time, we will be giving them extra-special snacks. You…...

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To Party or To Snack? Maybe Both.

As a rule, we drive the 4-wheelers throughout the sanctuary without going directly into the habitats, for safety reasons. But sometimes we decide to drive into the habitat to take care of smaller tasks, just so the elephants won’t be confused if we need to get inside the fences, in…...

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