Pelusa

Happy Little Update on Pelusa

A quick but happy little update. Pelusa’s caregivers measured her chest girth the other day to get an approximate weight. The zoo doesn’t have a scale for her, so it’s an easy way to track her weight loss/gain....

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Pelusa’s Bigger Than Lady Bites

I apologize, I got so caught up in trying to get a chemistry blood machine bought and shipped so it could be brought here next week by someone flying in, that I let the day slip by. Between chickens (we have 11-3 day old nuggets without a mom), tapirs and…...

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A Documentary About Pelusa And Her Life

There is a group of filmmakers working on a documentary about Pelusa and her life.  They hope to only finish after she has arrived at sanctuary. The crew behind the film are not only easy to work with and respectful of Pelusa’s space but they want to use this as…...

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Pelusa’s Little Steps That Are Truly Enormous Accomplishments

  Around August of 2017, the zoo finished construction of a yard behind Pelusa’s barn. This was done to give her more space, provide her with trees and clean, unpacked dirt. Unfortunately, she has never used her new space. Her caregivers have tried to get her to go in, but…...

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Simple, Silly, Yet Sweet Photo of Pelusa

A simple, silly, yet sweet photo of Pelusa. Suz sent me this photo the other night saying Pelu was practicing for sanctuary. I looked at the photo and had no idea what Suz was talking about, I jokingly told Scott that she was working too hard....

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Thank You To Everyone Who Showed Up For Pelusa

First- a HUGE thank you to everyone who showed up for Pelusa. There was a great outpouring of support for her and it resulted in a fantastic fundraising event. Total donations for Pelusa’s medical fund were $57,330.60 through the Big Payback with approximately another $2,300.00 raised through PayPal. They haven’t…...

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