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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Rainy Days and Pool Parties

We have mentioned before that the girls generally love it when it rains. Funnily enough, we have found that elephants often head toward the water during a storm. It’s not something unique to our ladies; we’ve seen elephants all over the world do similar things. Perhaps their thought process is,…...

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A Very Welcome Rainstorm

We are currently ending the hottest part of the year in Brazil. Temperatures are topping out and  humidity is increasing. We have now had a couple of nice, beautiful rainstorms, which is a sign of things to come. Those storms cooled things off fairly quickly which, in Brazil, can mean…...

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