milestones

Mendoza Mail – The Crates Bring a Change of Pace

Pocha and Guillermina have had time and space to explore their crates, which arrived several weeks ago. They haven’t fully entered the crates yet, but are continuing to try and figure things out....

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Guillermina Inspect Their Crates

The crates for Pocha and Guillermina’s eventual travel to sanctuary arrived in Mendoza last week. It took a bit of maneuvering to get them into place, but they are set and mom and daughter have access to one of the containers during the day. Soon they will have access to…...

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Mendoza Update: The Crates Have Arrived!

The crates have arrived in Mendoza! Pocha and Guillermina’s doorways in the training area have been modified to place the crates outside of the enclosure while still allowing the elephants access to them. This way, their already small space won’t get smaller with crates – it’s actually slightly extended.  As a bonus,…...

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Pocha and Guillermina: An Exciting Step Toward Sanctuary

We know this is one of those milestones that you all love, so we are happy to announce the crates have left the sanctuary and are heading to Pocha and Guillermina’s current home: Ecoparque Mendoza. Don’t worry, Minnie (the dog) did not go with them; she was just a temporary…...

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Getting Braver: Lady Pushes Her Boundaries

The always-cute Lady has been continuing to, well, be cute. She has been pushing her comfort level with socializing and getting closer to Mara, Bambi, and Rana....

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Rana Is Growing More and More Hair!

Rana is growing more and more hair. We posted about it a few months ago, but her hair has continued to grow thicker and heavier. When she arrived, she was hairless. She has always been a distinct-looking elephant with her hairless body and beautifully smooth, wrinkle-free skin. Now she is…...

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