milestones

Happy 5th Re-Birthday to Maia and Guida

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Maia and Guida’s arrival at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. The two taught each other important lessons on how to build relationships with other elephants and Maia learned the necessity of showing vulnerability in order to have lasting friendships. ...

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Bambi – One Year of Excitement and Growth

In honor of Bambi’s one-year anniversary of arrival here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we wanted to share a bit of her journey – from her transport from Ribeirão Preto in São Paulo, to her earliest days at the sanctuary, until today. She has experienced such great physical healing and is…...

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Memories of Bambi’s Rescue – From Janna

It has been one exciting year since Bambi joined us here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Her life story has taken twists and turns, as has her time here at sanctuary.  Those of you who read our posts here or follow our social media channels have come into contact with Janna,…...

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Mendoza Update: Guillermina Enters Her Crate

It seems Guillermina is gradually building trust in the processes put into place for her crate training. She has, for the first time, completely entered into the transport crates. This is an exciting step forward, but not quite the final step before their journey to sanctuary. ...

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Bambi – The Earliest Days of Our Journey Together

In honor of Bambi’s one-year “re-birthday” here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we wanted to share a bit of her story and celebrate how meaningful her journey has been. From the first moment we saw Bambi, we knew she was special and unique – and she has proven to be all…...

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The Staff at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Grows

We are lucky to have a dedicated team of caregivers, with hearts and minds open to learning what it takes to provide true sanctuary for the resident animals. The idea of “sanctuary” is more than just providing a beautiful habitat, but is also about developing deep relationships and comprehensive understanding…...

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