other sanctuary residents

Sanctuary Animals Find Mara’s Snacks

Now that Mara’s appetite is healthier and she is eating nicely at regular mealtimes, we no longer come down late at night for an extra feeding. However, as we’ve mentioned, we do leave her a few evening snack piles throughout the habitat. But it seems that Bambi and Maia are…...

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More of Our Sanctuary Family: Jorgina, Sally, and Milo

In addition to the elephant residents here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (and the revolving door of rescue animals we rehabilitate), we also have cats, dogs, chickens, two goats, and a lamb.  The goats, Jorgina (Jorgie) and Sally, are supposedly litter mates who were owned by someone who sold goat’s milk.…...

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Update On our Rehabilitation and Release Program

In addition to caring for the elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we have also worked with some injured wildlife in hopes of preparing them to return to the wild. To date, our wildlife rescue and release program has rehabilitated five tapirs, a coati (a member of the raccoon family),…...

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From Trish: A Day in the Life Here at Sanctuary

Our educational approach includes plenty of up-close, hands-on practical education, observations, and conversations. There are times when we feel it’s important for our care staff to have solo moments to make decisions, see what works well for them, and understand the scope of what still needs to be learned and…...

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National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day happens twice a year – September 4 & February 22. It happens twice a year to ”double the effort to help bring awareness of the plight of wild animals around the globe.”...

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Elephant Fencing: Home to the Sanctuary Tunneling Tree Frogs

We’ve been a little overrun by frogs here recently. We began noticing it a few months ago as we offered the girls the hose at the 4B water trough. We heard this little frog noise, kind of like a “whomp, whomp” sound. We looked around and realized it was coming…...

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