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Carnaval in Mendoza

Carnaval (or Carnival), frequently celebrated as Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday in English-speaking countries, is a huge celebration annually in South America – especially Brazil. Karissa and Chrissy are continuing to look for ways to enrich and enhance the lives of the #Mendoza4 while training them in behaviors needed to…...

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Mendoza

Happy Valentine’s Day from Mendoza!! We don’t usually do things like this in Brazil because, while it’s fun for humans, it just isn’t necessary for the elephants. We encourage our sanctuary residents to be independent of humans and to live their lives as free and wild as possible. In their…...

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Chrissy and Karissa Have Arrived

Karissa and Chrissy have arrived in Mendoza, Argentina. They are settling into their temporary home and begin working with the elephants full-time in the next few days. They stopped by the Ecoparque Mendoza for a few hours to see Tamy, Pocha, Guillermina, and Kenya. Everyone seems to be doing ok....

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Horizons & Hope for Pocha and Guillermina

As many of you guessed, Pocha and Guillermina will be the next rescue of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil! Tomorrow.  For #GivingTuesday, we are launching a new fundraising campaign, Horizons and Hope, to fund their transport costs. (link here) For those who are unfamiliar with them, they are a mother (age 55)…...

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Thank you! We are Getting Close to Funding Kenya’s Fences!

We launched our Fences4Kenya campaign on Giving Tuesday to an outpouring of support. As of the end of the day Friday, we had raised $87,233 for Kenya. Our Brazilian partners, Santuário de Elefantes Brasil, have raised an additional $9,335 in U.S dollars through their fundraiser as well. This brings our…...

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Thank You for Your Outpouring of Support for Kenya! ❤️

→ We are excited to announce we are almost halfway to our goal – we raised $56,235 for our Fences4Kenya campaign in under 36 hours!! If each person who already donated finds a friend to match their gift, we could reach our goal today. We are incredibly thankful for each…...

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