other sanctuary residents

Lady’s Adorable “Sleepy Kitty Cat” Day

It’s been very cool here recently – the temperatures are considered cold by our region’s standards. It’s been dipping down to the 60*s (F) at night (15*-20* C). This is still a suitable temperature for elephants, but they are noticing the colder weather. We find them standing in the sun…...

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Let’s Talk Food!

Let’s talk about food! We have been working on our garden here for the past several years – we had a group of volunteers set it up and return to care for it. Right now it’s a bit in the need of replanting and some love. We use what we…...

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Meet Sally and Georgie

We would like to introduce you to the two newest members of our sanctuary family. This is Sally (left) and Georgina (Georgie). They arrived over a month ago but were very thin and scared of humans. Throughout the past couple of weeks, they have brought levity and laughter to a…...

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Our Use of animalEO Oils to Support All Creatures At Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

This is Rana Bug getting her bug spray on  Sanctuary means nature, which includes bugs. Elephants can get ticks and mosquito bites on the areas that have soft, thin skin- so their entire underside, ears, neck, and face. And flies are just annoying, so they get a thorough spraying of two…...

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Clyde Kitty Update

A little Clyde update. For those who saw the original post, Clyde was a stray that would show up at our house at night. He would hang out with our two cats before bed and get some food and be gone by the morning. One night we saw he had…...

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Rana Bug: An Empathetic Elephant

Rana Bug showed her soft and concerned side this morning. One of our dogs, Minnie, makes a reverse sneeze noise from time to time. It’s nothing serious, and it generally lasts less than a minute. This morning she did it at the barn when Rana was already in the chute…...

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