Rana

A Typical Day in the Life of a Sanctuary Elephant

If you were to ask for a simple description of an elephant’s day here at sanctuary, you might get a joking answer like: nap, eat, chat, poop, nap, eat, play, poop, etc. But, of course, there’s a little more to it than that… sometimes.  As the sun comes up, our…...

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A Health Check-Up With Rana

None of the elephants at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil came to us in perfect health, but we have seen each of them heal in so many ways since their arrival. Rana is now in good health for her age, but she has some smaller, lingering issues that still need attention....

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Video: A Quick Chat With the Three Ladies

We never know what the elephants might be talking about. Knowing Mara, Bambi, and Rana, it’s possibly dinner – but they seem to be good storytellers, no matter what the topic. Scott recently recorded a short moment of casual conversation. At around 9 seconds, you can hear Rana make an…...

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Bambi and Rana Cause a Nighttime Commotion

Because Lady has been spending more time in Yard 5, the other four elephants have been given access to Yards 2, 3, and 4. We don’t necessarily keep track of them at night, but we really don’t need to because they give us vocal status updates throughout the evening. Mara,…...

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Elephant Hide and Seek

The elephants seem to be realizing that the seasons are shifting, because they are moving around more often in search of the best green patches to graze. They are gathering more often  across the creek in Yard 4. We can see them from the house and through the cameras, and…...

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Video: Bambi Loses Her Dinner Companions

As you probably know, the three sisters (aka Mara, Bambi, and Rana), often like to take their evening meals at the barn – particularly Mara. So, at the end of the day we open the small yards, so that Mara can make her way down from the larger yards if…...

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