Mara

Bambi Braves the Creek, But Mara Calls

The rainy season hasn’t brought us quite as much rain as past years so far – though we just had a massive storm roll through, which is a wonderful sign. Wetter weather means greener grasses and more branches and vines and all of the things that are delicious to elephants. ...

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Rana Bursts Through the Bushes, All Smiles

One evening this week, Mara and Bambi were at the west end of Middle Road around dinnertime. Scott decided to lead them back out into a more open space by driving the 4-wheeler down near the pequi tree. We have several of them on the property, but the girls enjoy…...

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A 360 Degree View Of Dinnertime

This is an interesting video because it shows a 360 degree view of the process of feeding elephants in the habitat. It was taken by a film crew (who had no direct contact with the elephants and helped us create a promotional video for the sanctuary). Amusingly, because you see…...

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Night Moves – An Evening Camera View

Because we’ve gotten requests for some nighttime videos of the girls, we put together a few clips that show a little bit of what they do when the sun goes down. They are usually more active throughout the evening, so this is just a glimpse of what Bambi, Mara, Maia,…...

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Very Happy “Land Sharks” Ahead

After a recent dinner, Scott was driving  into the habitat to place some of the treats for the girls to find later in the evening. Rana and Bambi left Mara and came speeding down to where the 4-wheeler was parked. The ladies initially headed down what we call “middle road,”…...

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Relationships Are Always Shifting, Always Growing

In one of our recent posts, we highlighted some of the different dynamics that had emerged among Bambi, Mara, and Rana. At that time, Rana had taken more of a leadership role within the group for some reason, likely to re-introduce some structure, but that doesn’t mean that Rana wants…...

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