Pocha

Differences Between Guillermina and Pocha

Now that you’re learning more about Pocha and Guillermina (and you know how to pronounce their names), let’s take a look at some of the physical characteristics you can use to tell them apart from each other – and eventually to distinguish them from the other elephants. ...

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Maia Meets Pocha and Guillermina

Maia has been spending part of her days exploring in Yard 4, often sharing space with Bambi, Mara, and Rana. Because, during the day, Maia positioned herself in a way that made it easy for her to access Yard 3, we opened up for her to see if she  was…...

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Pocha: Like an Elephant In a China Shop

Those of you who saw Pocha disassemble the water pipe in the barn just after her arrival, before she even left the container, might have figured out that she is interested in how things work, but doesn’t have a lot of savvy in how she goes about figuring it out.…...

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Lady Visits Pocha and Guillermina a Third Time

Lady is one curious elephant when it comes to Pocha and Guillermina. A few days ago, she returned to the barn for a third chance to meet the new girls. The first time, Lady walked all the way up to the barn, but the girls didn’t notice her; the second…...

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From Ingo: Meditations On An Elephant Rescue

Though Ingo has worked with elephants for decades, his transport of Pocha and Guillermina from Mendoza to Brazil was his first with Global Sanctuary for Elephants. For that reason, we asked him to share some of his thoughts about the experience – what it was like, how he felt, and…...

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Good Morning From the Barn With Pocha and Guille

A quick good morning with Pocha and Guillermina as Scott gets to the barn. The girls are usually very vocal and silly at first arrival but were a little more subdued and sleepy this morning. The ladies have made significant progress over the past 24-hours with their comfort in wandering…...

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