Mara

Camera Insights: Rana and Mara in the Pond

The team sees Mara and Rana in the pond occasionally, but they generally get out when they see us coming. Even though they graze throughout the day, they still love the four-wheeler snacks. We recently spied the two of them in the pond on the cameras, and Rana looked like…...

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Camera Insights: Maia, Rana, and Mara

The cameras have been giving us a bit more insight into the elephants’ lives. They’ve also confirmed a few unsurprising things – like the impressive amount of time Maia spends as a pond blob. The pond is shallow around the edges for ease of entering and exiting but is deep…...

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Lady Continues to Gain Confidence

Lady has been continuing to gain confidence. Initially, when Lady shared the larger yards with Rana & Mara, we were curious if she truly knew they were already in the yard when she’d enter. When she was sharing the smaller yards (1-3), we were confident she knew, because they would…...

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Happy International Friendship Day!

It’s International Friendship Day. And someone recently asked if Mara was learning about friendship and boundaries from Rana. While Rana has been at Sanctuary for longer, knowing what it means to be a friend is somewhat new to her too. Mara and Rana are learning about friendship together as a…...

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Sharing Space

Maia and Lady still aren’t sharing space. Maia, in many ways, is our easiest elephant – what you see is what you get with her. Maia can be a bit intense at times, and while it is coming from a benevolent place, it can be a bit much for another…...

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RanaBug Is a Very Clever Girl ;)

Rana and Mara seem to have a balanced relationship. Being together seems to be the most important part of the equation for them. Maia and Guida would sometimes wander off to different parts of the habitat and spend time apart. That’s something we haven’t seen with Mara and Rana. They…...

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