Rana

Contented Swinging Elephant Tails

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we have a simple moment of contentment with Rana and Mara. Sometimes the best part of your day is spending quiet time with one of your dearest friends. The swinging tails are a true sign of ease and being comfortable in their space. Wishing you…...

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Rana and Maia Enjoy Jackfruit

It’s the time of year again when the air begins to fill with the unmistakable aroma of jackfruit. Its distinct, sweet smell may be loved by some, but less appreciated by others. You can count Rana and Maia as fans of the yellow, spiny-looking – fruit. (Lady also enjoys them.)…...

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Mara Offers Rana Her Foot

In this video, Rana and Bambi are standing against the fence, with Mara in between them. Everyone was being lighthearted and silly. You can hear Bambi’s deep rumbles, indicating her joy and excitement at being around the others. Mara begins to smell Rana and, afterwards, offers Rana her foot. It’s…...

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Bambi Rumbles to Rana and Mara

When preparing for breakfast, Scott heard some vocalizations coming from the habitat. As he showed up to give the elephants their morning food, he saw Bambi at the fence ready to eat. Rana and Mara were walking toward her and Scott thought Bambi might make some noise as her friends…...

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It’s a Trumpet Party!

Volume ON! There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned party and that’s what Scott has on his hands here. Guillermina clearly had lots of excitement to express and had no problem letting it all out. Pocha joins in with some of her squeaks, and soon Bambi starts to rumble in response…...

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Rana, Mara, and Bambi Have Lots To Communicate

As you may know, the elephants seem to think of the 4-wheelers as something akin to an ice cream truck – ready to offer food whenever it drives by. On a recent afternoon, Scott was passing by Yard 4 and stopped for a moment to greet Rana, Mara, and Bambi,…...

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