Mara

Mara Squeaks a Reminder

Because Mara is sometimes the last to respond to Bambi and Rana’s nighttime parties, you might assume that she’s not as vocal as the rest of the elephants. But that isn’t always true....

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Sunday Smile: The Powerpuff Girls Go Quiet

We’ve mentioned before that the elephants can occasionally get camera shy. They might be partying in full force, but they see a camera come out and things can sometimes get quiet quickly. This week’s Sunday Smile shows exactly that: the aftermath of a vocal celebration with Rana, Mara, and Bambi.…...

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Guille Finds a Small Puddle

As we’ve talked about before, the elephants love a good mud bath. The funny thing is that they often prefer smaller mud wallows or puddles to the larger ones. Sometimes it seems as though the smaller the better. ...

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Dry Season Trumpet Party

During the evening, Kat was outside and heard a little bit of a rumble and trumpet party down in the valley. It was the type of vocalization that we often hear, which is generally Bambi calling to her sisters, Rana responding, then Mara returning the calls with her squeaks. We…...

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Everybody Blinks

Have you ever tried to take a picture when the sun is in your eyes? We humans would probably end up with a photo where the subject is squinting or just has their eyes closed. Some days, the same can be said for elephants. ...

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Mara’s Nice Cold Drink

Your eyes are not deceiving you: this video is in slow motion, which is a great way to see how adept Miss Mara is at using her trunk to get good and hydrated. During a quick visit to the sanctuary, Dr. Trish caught this minute of Mara drinking from the…...

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