Mara

Mara Has Gone in the Pond!

  Not to be outdone by Lady (or, perhaps, inspired by Lady’s recent swimming), Mara has gone in the pond! They were spotted in the pond when we went out to feed. Rana and Mara know that when they hear the 4-wheeler around 5 pm, it’s generally a food delivery.…...

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Sharing Space in Yard 4

Lady recently expressed an interest in going into Yard 4 while Rana and Mara were currently there. We don’t know if she knew that they were in Yard 4 when she ‘asked’ to go into the area. When the three have shared space close to the barn, Rana and Mara…...

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We Have Ourselves A Trader :)

Captive elephants are often starving for attention, they see caregivers interacting and laughing while they are waiting and often not part of the socializing. Being intelligent by nature, captive elephants find ways to get a little attention, and if they are lucky, a few extra goodies. Recently we have learned…...

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Rana Couldn’t Be Happier

Of course, we can’t talk about how Mara has changed in the past month (see yesterday’s post)  without talking about how Rana has evolved during this time. Like Mara, Rana has also gained a best friend. After Ramba passed, Rana reverted to her people-oriented self. That has completely changed in…...

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Happy One-Month Anniversary, Mara! ❤️

Today we are celebrating Mara’s one-month anniversary. In our minds, it seems impossible that it has only been one month. This is either proof that it’s time to retire, or that she fits in so perfectly that it is difficult to remember a time when she wasn’t here. In the…...

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Mud Party With Rana and Mara

During dinner time, we recently found Rana in one of the elephant-made mud wallows acting super silly. Mara came up behind Rana but stayed to the side. Even though Mara wasn’t playing in the wallow, she clearly wanted to be involved as she was standing very near, squeaking and chatting…...

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