Pocha

Pocha’s Necropsy Results

We know that everyone has been waiting to learn more about what happened to cause our dear Pocha’s passing. Because of the specificity of testing, laboratory limitations, and atypical presentation of disease, an initial preliminary report was not created by the university pathology team, as we originally anticipated. The newly…...

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Rainy Day Visit With Pocha

This piece was originally scheduled to publish before Pocha’s passing. In her honor, we decided to keep the post, as it gives you a glimpse of her peaceful nature and her soulful eyes:...

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In Memory of Pocha

It is with heavy hearts that we announce this morning that Pocha passed away last evening. While we don’t yet know the cause of death, a necropsy will be done shortly to help us determine what happened – though we may not have results right away. ...

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Bambi and Guille Get Silly in the Mud

We’ve had the first truly soaking rain here at the sanctuary and things got squishy for everyone very quickly. The elephants all love getting wet, making mud wallows, and generally covering themselves with dirt and mud. These are the moments when we see the girls enjoying satisfying scratches on the…...

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Guille and Pocha Up Close and Personal

Guillermina is getting slightly better at walking around trees and bushes, though this video shows that she still has no problem charging forth and over brush at times. Here, she and Pocha meet Scott along the fence line for some face time. You can get a good look at Guille’s…...

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Pocha and Guillermina Explore Yard 5

For the past few days, Lady has shown interest in spending time in the yards closer to the barn rather than roam in Yard 5. We saw this as an opportunity to introduce Pocha and Guillermina to Yard 5, which is a whole new space for them. As we’ve mentioned…...

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