milestones

Maia and Guida’s One Year Anniversary

One year ago, as the sun began to set, after a few day road trip, Maia stepped off of the trailer and onto sanctuary grounds. Several hours later Guida joined her....

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The New African Elephant Barn is Horse Tested and Approved!

Frederick decided to test out the new African Elephant Care Center today. Scott showed me the picture and I asked who the pony was (there are real ponies at the top of the property) because it made Frederick look so tiny. As far as we know, he approves.  ...

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A Barn is Born

  Scott and I went down to the worksite to watch the last big cross beam lifted onto the African Care Center this afternoon. Technically it’s just metal and concrete but there’s this uplifting feeling as you come around the corner and see the structure reveal itself. We know Kenya will be coming…...

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Giving Maia and Guida More Space

In order to ensure Maia and Guida came to ESB, we needed to start small and expand as we went along. This is the second area they were given access to....

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First Day Off Chains and in Nature

Earlier this morning we let the girls in with each other after having them separated for the night....

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Maia & Guida’s first night at sanctuary

We have yet to look at the videos or see any of the comments but we are thankful to Cassia who was able to use her notebook and go live on Facebook with video of the girls getting here (which you can see without belonging to Facebook.)...

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