Ramba

Ramba’s 50-Year Wait is Almost Over!

Ramba’s 50-year wait for sanctuary and elephant companionship is almost over. Her days of trees being just out of reach will soon be a thing of the past. For those of you who have been waiting for this day, it’s time to come together and help bring her home. https://www.crowdrise.com/global-sanctuary-for-elephants/ At…...

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Update on Lovely Ramba in Chile

Time for an update on our lovely grandma Ramba in Chile, all bright eyed and bushy tailed in this photo while enjoying some fresh water directly from the hose. Cheeky girl.   Update from Caro (one of Ramba’s caregivers in Chile): “We had a gorgeous and pretty clean day after the…...

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Ramba the Elephant: She Squeaks

February Ramba update from Lauren:  “I was trimming the willows today and wanted to get one high branch that was hanging above the fence on the lions’ side. This is where I’ve seen Ramba step on the bottom bar of the fence to stretch for the willows....

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The Difference Grazing Can Make

Elephant care is incredibly nuanced and it requires us to constantly step back to reassess and re-analyze how we approach the care for each individual. Not too long ago, someone saw a photo of Ramba and questioned if she was losing weight....

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For the love of Elephants

For the Love of Elephants When it comes to debates about ‘protected contact’ versus ‘free contact’ and what constitutes a loving relationship between caregivers and elephants, people tend to hold very strong opinions....

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The Honeymoon Period of Getting to Know an Elephant

Written by Lauren, Ramba’s new caregiver.  “During this first month together, Ramba and I have gone through a lot of adjustments. She continues to get to know me and I her as we navigate this land that is foreign to both of us. She has been here much longer than…...

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