Rana

Rana Bug’s Palm

To compliment our Maia and Guida palm posts, here is one of Rana Bug. As you can see from the single moment caught in the photo, she’s a little happy and wild when she eats her palms. Always a bit of joy in everything she does.  March 6, 2019  …...

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Deflated Trumpets and Pops

  Volume up!! This morning, since the girls were by the barn, Rana was brought in for her regular treatment, and Maia and Guida came in for footwork. We always separate whoever goes first, so we can safely move around all sides of them while working. Maia and Guida were…...

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Cute Ladies This Morning

Ok, so this kind of close up makes it a little harder to identify who it is. There’s still one thing that gives her away. Let’s see if you can tell. PS- don’t feel bad if you can’t, our own staff members double check on elephant IDs for photos. It’s…...

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Maia & Guida and Their Palms

  Though there are videos of the girls playing, swimming and socializing, a big part of sanctuary is this. Simply elephants being elephants. This may not be exciting to some, but we find it mesmerizing to watch them relax, eat and graze. Palms can be found throughout the property, but…...

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Three Lovely Ladies Hanging Out Together

Our three lovely ladies hanging out together. Guida up front, Rana on the right, Maia on the left. When the girls were heading out towards the pond, Rana was in the lead. She noticed this and got wide-eyes, looking around with a combination of excitement and also as if to…...

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Some Footwork for Maia

Today was another Guida and Rana morning. After no one showed up at the barn all day yesterday, Guida and Rana arrived together early today. The two were nice and calm, no nudges.  Maia showed up about half an hour later, so we took advantage and did some footwork with…...

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