Mara

Happy 2nd Re-Birthday, Mara!

Two years ago today… That’s when Miss Mara arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and embraced her new home with seeming relief, resting her tired body for an immediate dirt-pile nap. ...

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A Rare Visit To the Barn

Bambi, Mara, and Rana made a rare visit to the barn on a recent evening, so we opened Yard 2 up for them. All three got very excited when they ended up under the shade tree in the back of the yard together, and there was a mini-celebration. ...

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Rana Surprises Her Friends

A few days ago, Rana was heading toward the barn on what we call “Creeky Alley,” which is a dirt road that runs parallel to the creek on the south side. Both Mara and Bambi were headed from the barn towards the Creeky Alley gate at the same time. It…...

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Four Ladies At the Fence

It’s becoming more and more common to see Maia join Bambi, Mara, and Rana at meal times. Maia seems comfortable spending time with them at other parts of the day, too, but it’s a near-daily sight to witness them eating alongside one another. Maia sometimes keeps a few fence lengths…...

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Sanctuary Drone Footage (+ an elephant cameo)

Watch until the end for a gorgeous sanctuary view! For those who have wondered about just how robust and healthy that Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is, we thought this drone video might offer some perspective. At the beginning, you get a close-up look at Rana, Mara, and Bambi, with Mara doing…...

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Bambi Leads More Nighttime Parties

We’ve talked about the raucous parties that Bambi, Mara, and Rana have been throwing at nighttime, always seeming to be instigated by Bambi.       The three of them often begin around 10pm and go for a couple of minutes until everyone is awake and rumbly. ...

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