Ramba

In Memory of Ramba

It breaks our hearts to have to share that Ramba has passed away. Our stubborn, beautiful, and larger than life grandma didn’t have the strength to battle her kidney issues any longer. Although we will know more after her necropsy, her passing doesn’t come as a tremendous surprise. When Ramba…...

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Smiley, Cute, Full-of-Energy Maia is Back

Maia truly seems to have returned to her previously normal smiley, cute, full-of-energy self. Over the past few weeks, she has fallen into a new routine that seems to work for her. She seems to want breakfast alone in Yard 5 most days but will spend the day itself near…...

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Lady and Ramba in the Barn

Lady continues to take steps forward in getting closer to the other girls. The video was taken after both girls had already been inside for 10-15 minutes. There are a few ‘best parts’ to this. The first one is Ramba was the one inside of the barn first. We let…...

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Lady’s Brave Day

Cute little Lady was having a brave day today. Ramba came back near the barn by herself, and Lady was in the next yard. Lady was clearly watching Ramba, but not with concern, with interest. Little by little, she wandered over in Ramba’s direction, taking a step and watching, taking…...

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Happy 2-Month Anniversary, Ramba! ❤️

Ramba’s rescue journey took seven years: from confiscation from the circus, to failed relocation to the US, to not having any options, to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil being created in part because of her. Over those seven years, with the help of Caro, Consu, and later on Diego, we brought as…...

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Disappearing Friends

 Rana is a funny girl. She adores Ramba, and Ramba loves her. But when it’s time to eat, Ramba happily and quickly follows while Rana can get a bit distracted. If too much distance comes between them, sometimes Rana isn’t sure where Ramba went and doesn’t seem to think…...

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