Phase 1 Female Asian Habitat

Maia & Guida’s Need for Nurturing

A lot of our posts lately have been focused on our newest resident Rana, while everyone, including us, gets to know her. Today we wanted to talk a bit about Maia and Guida. While we’ve mentioned their past, to try to give a better understanding of where they are coming…...

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Minnie’s Turn To “Help”

We talked about ‘Tarra helping’ in our post from October 5th. It was in regards to Bugsy helping, yesterday it was Minnie’s turn. Concrete was poured at the Asian barn, to create little patios at the fronts of the stall for training, since the girls don’t like picking their treats…...

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Teamwork At Its Finest

Teamwork at its finest. We gave Maia and Guida access to their last yard in this first phase of development. It’s an additional 25 acres, which is nice on its own, but it’s more than that. The new space offers new areas to explore for mental stimulation, beautiful untouched pasture…...

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Maia crosses over the creek

The tracks from today’s earlier post belong to Miss Maia. She crossed over the creek for the first time and scoped out the other side. Since the rainy season just started, the creek is dry, but the temperatures in the creek bed are still much cooler and now she knows…...

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More Steel Means More Fencing, Which Means More Elephants

Nope, not elephants, but it’s exciting nonetheless. Today we received two truckloads of steel. More steel means more fencing, which means, more elephants. This steel will be split between a 20-acre expansion for female Asians and the inside of the female African barn. ...

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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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