Mara

Getting to Know Mara

Mara is still doing very well in her new home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. When the team checked on her at around 10 pm, she was lying down in the same dirt pile in Stall 1 that she laid on when she first arrived. She was in the barn when…...

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Mara Finds THE Itchy Scratchy Tree!

We were going to try to do another live video last night, but plans mean nothing here. 😉 Mara continued to do very well throughout the day yesterday, taking time to explore and graze and graze and graze. She is incredibly tactile and touches everything. Even when she collects grass,…...

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Mara’s First Morning and She’s Doing Great!

A quick update to let everyone know that Mara is doing great this morning.  Two videos below (from Scott’s Facebook Live this morning) of her in the Elephant Care Center (barn) where she spent last night to rest up  – and of her exploring her new space for the first…...

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Welcome Home, Mara!!

Mara has arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil after her 1,710-mile journey from Buenos Aires, Argentina (2752km). We are grateful to everyone who has helped to make this happen – especially the EcoParque Buenos Aires, our supporters, and the officials in both Brazil and Argentina who have made an international elephant…...

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Mara and Team Are Very Close!

  Just a quick test of the Live Facebook feed from the Sanctuary taken at about 10:30am Eastern. They should be arriving within the hour. As you can see, the barn is ready for Mara’s arrival. If internet continues to cooperate they will do a Live Facebook Feed when Mara…...

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Mara Is in the Final Stretch Home to Sanctuary!!

We have made it over the last big hurdle. Mara and the team are about to begin the final stretch. We are hoping for an arrival time of around 12noon, Eastern, today, Wednesday. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page because she could arrive earlier or later – that…...

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