Rana

Their Best Gift at Sanctuary: Each Other

It isn’t just when Guida is sick that Maia likes to stay over/lean on her while she sleeps. Although Maia and Guida had a confrontational relationship in the circus, they ended up being the best gift to each other at sanctuary. We adore all three of the elephants in our…...

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Rana Learning Footwork

We used subtitles on the video, but the reality is there are a tremendous amount of nuances involved with positive reinforcement training, and even in the text, we could never cover even a fraction. This video is from a few weeks ago, it was when Rana was just learning to…...

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Guida Prefers Training Her Humans

These two lovely ladies- Guida on the left, Rana the right (looking at the photo). The girls continue to do well. Today we did some training with Maia and Guida, as a way to give them the extra produce they seem to be craving. The funny thing with Guida is…...

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Cheeky Smiles and Bright Eyes

There are the cheeky smile and bright eyes we know and love. Miss Guida continues to be just fine, and life at the sanctuary has settled. Maia was all smiles across the creek last night in one of her favorite far away places. Rana spent the evening and all of…...

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Maia Kicking the Pail

Guida continues to do well. Physically she is all good, the only thing that isn’t ‘normal’ just yet is her attitude. She has been a bit pushy since feeling better, some of it related to the hourly small feedings and care she received while sick (she seemed to enjoy the…...

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Overview of Guida’s Bout with Colic

This video was actually from the morning we found Guida (on the right) was not feeling well. She continues to be her stubborn spitfire self and is doing very well. This video is short, but we wanted to post it for a couple of reasons. First, someone had asked if…...

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