Mara

Five Ladies Enjoy the Water Trough

In the afternoon, the caregivers were checking on the elephants and found Mara, Maia, Rana, and Bambi all at the water trough, having just participated in a bit of a splashing party. Everyone was thoroughly wet and seemingly in a great mood. Caregiver Tina had heard a number of small…...

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Sunday Smile: Guille Frames the Picture

There are plenty of humorous times when we try to take a photo or video and one of the elephants walks in front of the camera, interrupting the shot. For this week’s Sunday Smile, we are showing the exact opposite situation. In this instance, Guillermina has almost perfectly framed Bambi,…...

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Sunday Smile: Mara’s Itchy Bottom

Sometimes you get an itch that you just can’t manage to scratch, which can be so frustrating. For this week’s Sunday Smile, we wanted to show you Mara’s unique method of scratching a hard-to-reach spot. Elephants seem to love to exfoliate on different surfaces like trees and even each other…...

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Mara and the Accidental Creek

We previously mentioned that our staff was working to clean and overhaul the pond and mud wallow in Yard 4. While Mara, Maia, Rana, Bambi, and Guille were in Yard 5, the workers dug a trench from the Yard 4 wallow, to allow the mud to drain fully. When the…...

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Spreading Out During the Evening

After the five elephants spent the day in the smaller yards near the barn (while Lady was in Yard 4), we mixed things up a bit the next day. Lady was given the opportunity to spend time in the smaller yards, while the other girls shared the larger yards for…...

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Afternoon Hangout With Rana and Mara

Rana and Mara have shared a yard with Lady on a couple of occasions in the last week or so. Things have gone well and all three elephants seemed to have easygoing days near one another. ...

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