Rana

Late Night Rumble-Fests

Mara, Rana, and Bambi have been having late night rumble-fests recently.  We will hear bellowing, giant rumbles, trumpets, squeaks, and more. They frequently cycle through what feels like every possible vocalization for happy celebrating elephants.  It’s incredible to hear and experience.  They aren’t just overwhelmingly happy parties; it’s a sort of a reunion…...

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Rana Is Growing More and More Hair!

Rana is growing more and more hair. We posted about it a few months ago, but her hair has continued to grow thicker and heavier. When she arrived, she was hairless. She has always been a distinct-looking elephant with her hairless body and beautifully smooth, wrinkle-free skin. Now she is…...

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Companions Rana and Bambi

Rana has been enjoying spending her days with Bambi in Yards 1 and 5, and in the evening she rejoins Mara and Maia in Yard 4. Rana and Bambi are very sweet with each other, and it’s nice to see the two bonding and spending more time together. When sharing…...

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Late-Night Friendship Party

At night, elephants have a different energy about them. It’s hard to explain, but it feels like a special time somehow. They are calm, quiet, and relaxed. Even when they are having a late-night party, they still have an aura of peace that we can’t quite describe. Mara’s appetite continues…...

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Rana Has Been in the Cutest Mood

Mara spent the day playing in the mud wallow, and Rana has been in the cutest mood. We aren’t sure why, but she has been super cheeky and smiley all day. Just like the rest of us, some days are great days for no apparent reason. Bambi was in Yard…...

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Rainy Season and “Mud Days”

It’s the rainy season, so there is lots of mud everywhere all of the time. There’s been more rain than usual the past few days, and the elephants designated one day as “mud day” (or at least it seemed that way). Bambi and Rana were in the same yard, with…...

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