Rana

Early Dinner: The Girls Say No

Things in life rarely go as planned. At sanctuary, you have to be even more flexible than in “real life.” We do our best to plan and prepare for anything, but the elephants are often our guides – and the elephants often have other ideas. We have learned to accept…...

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Night Feeds and Old Friends

Mara is eating substantially faster lately, compared to the days when she was feeling more discomfort. For a while, she came back to the barn most evenings for her night feed. Rana and Bambi could hear the four-wheeler coming down the hill at around 10:00 p.m. (22h) and would start…...

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Making Time for Everyone

After a recent night feed, the energy coming from all of the girls felt really positive. Everyone seemed pleased to be out and about. Mara seemed to be feeling good that night and was eating well. Rana, Mara, and Bambi were acting particularly sweet. ...

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Bambi Creates Her Own Excitement

SOUND ON!! Bambi continues to make us laugh daily with her antics. Recently, Mara was eating in the chute, with Rana and Bambi outside in the yards. They all love each other and, sometimes, they try to touch Mara through the bars as she is eating, which can be a little distracting....

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Today’s Facebook Live – Video of Bambi, Mara, and Rana

For those who are not on social media, we wanted to share the Scott’s video of Bambi, Mara, and Rana, shot live from Yard 4, near the Yard 4B water trough. As you can see, Mara is doing much better. Her health issue does seem to be chronic, but she…...

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Mateus Watches a Game of Hide-and-Seek

Sound on for incredible rumbles!! The other day, just before Mara’s recent gastrointestinal episode, mealtime started with Mara, Bambi, and Rana along a fence. While everything began pretty straightforwardly, at one point Mara decided she was finished eating, so she turned and walked away. Bambi followed her. Rather than stopping…...

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