Pelusa

Remembering Pelusa On The Anniversary of Her Passing June 4, 2018

Looking at her photos still creates a knot in my chest. There are so many elephants in need of a better life, some that will never find their way onto anyone’s radar, some that have no chance of getting out of their miserable surroundings, and those that are lucky enough…...

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Moving Forward With Several Projects

How can you not love when happy flappy Guida takes the lead? Although she has always been a very ‘pretty’ elephant with her feminine features, she’s never looked more radiant than she does now. We always knew, from what she had been through and how quickly she began to recover,…...

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A Memorial Page For Pelusa

We have posted a memorial page for Pelusa. It felt strange to have her be such a large part of everything yet simply disappear from the website. At the bottom of the page is a place for people to leave comments, wishes, feelings, whatever they want to share. Many have…...

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In Honor Of Pelusa

For those who didn’t see the live feed we wanted to touch on this. We held one single fundraiser for Pelusa, for the medical care center, the jacuzzi and equipment. Fondation Franz Weber was always slated to pay for her rescue and we shared that fact publicly. The funds that…...

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Peace For Pelusa

The photo above is Pelusa just before she was buried, in her final resting place.  To explain a bit, the flowers were brought in by the two daughters of one of her caregivers, the key is to her barn- a final gesture of freedom and the broom is broken in…...

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Future Of The Zoo Where Pelusa Passed

The La Plata Zoo, where Pelusa passed away, has announced they will be closing their doors and converting to a BioPark. This should require them to relocate all of their ‘exotic’ species. The article is in Spanish, although it’s still worth a look. Some rough translations of quotes from the…...

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