Ramba

Ramba and Rana On the Move

This video is two in one and shows how fast Ramba is. Someone asked yesterday if elephants ever really ‘raced’ anywhere, and the answer is yes with African elephants, holy cow, absolutely. Asian elephants, not at the same speed, but they are fast when they want to be. Ramba hasn’t…...

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Be a Little Elephant. Live In the Now.

The lovely Ramba continues to do wonderfully. Her relationships with Maia and Rana are going well. Although Rana has always been an explorer, she’s had to up her game and speed a bit to hang out with her new friend. We even saw a little bit of a punk side…...

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“Eating Someone’s Head” Behavior

So……when we refer to Maia ‘eating someone’s head’, this is what we’re talking about. It is not an uncommon behavior for Asian elephants- it can be playful, demonstrative, and everywhere in between. Maia doesn’t actually bite during this behavior, although we refer to it as ‘eating,’ she just has her…...

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A Quite Sweet Relationship Shift Between Rana and Ramba

We saw a shift in the relationship between Ramba and Rana the other day, and it was quite sweet. All three girls had access to the full habitat. They were going back and forth, hanging out and grazing for a bit, then meandering somewhere else. At one point, Ramba met…...

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Bath. Dust. Hat. Scratch. :)

After Ramba’s bath, she likes to put a fresh, pristine coating of dirt on herself. Smart girl, it’s good to keep away bugs and prevent sunburn. In true Ramba fashion, she started with some hay wear first, then moved on to dirt. And since Rana was close, she decided she…...

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Under the Sleepy Tree

And so you don’t feel like you’re missing out on the other ladies…a photo of Rana (left), Ramba (middle), and Maia (right), hanging out under what we refer to as the sleepy tree. This is the tree the girls go to nap after breakfast at the barn when they decide…...

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