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Mendoza Mail: What We Know Today

Ingo left Mendoza this week to return home to his family for the holidays. What was supposed to be a weeks-long stay in Mendoza for him, turned into months. He waited to return home to see if moving the girls this month was a possibility, but it eventually became apparent…...

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Mendoza Mail: Pocha and Guillermina are Very Chatty Ladies

In this video taken by Ingo, we overhear a conversation between Pocha (left) and Guillermina (right). Of course, we don’t know what they are telling one another, but they do appear to be casual and relaxed. When an elephant is becoming more comfortable in her space, she may become more…...

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Mendoza Mail: Mother and Daughter Crate Time

Guillermina has been increasing the amount of time she’s spending inside her transport crate. At the moment, the two crates are still facing each other with a small connecting area. Guillermina prefers to walk in first – and backward – into the furthest crate. Shortly thereafter, Pocha will walk forward…...

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Pocha and Guillermina – How Do You Pronounce Their Names?

With recent updates about the Mendoza girls relocation, some of you have asked how to say Pocha and Guillermina’s names, so we asked Scott to give you an official pronunciation. You can hear him speak both ladies’ names, plus the ecoparque’s nickname for Guillermina. Make sure your volume is up…...

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Mendoza Update: Guillermina Enters Her Crate

It seems Guillermina is gradually building trust in the processes put into place for her crate training. She has, for the first time, completely entered into the transport crates. This is an exciting step forward, but not quite the final step before their journey to sanctuary. ...

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Video From Ingo: Pocha Models Crate Behavior For Guillermina

In this video from Mendoza, Ingo talks about the philosophy behind the container training process and how Pocha shows Guillermina how it’s done. The video is in Spanish, but has English subtitles. Just click the little [CC] button at the bottom of the video....

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