Rana

Cut by Hand. Delivered With Love.

If you look closely at this photo, you’ll notice something interesting about the grass in Lady’s mouth. It’s neatly cut. Even though the elephants graze all day, they still are delighted when we deliver pre-cut grass to them. The grass is always greener on the other side, even with waist-high…...

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The Ever-Shifting Line

When Rana & Lady share space in the mornings, and it’s time to separate them, Rana is usually the one we shift. Caregivers continue to supervise the two whenever they are together, due to Lady’s apprehension. We are still keeping the time relatively short as well, helping ensure the interactions…...

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The Watermelon Life Part III: Lady

With all the watermelon posts earlier this week, we didn’t want Lady feeling left out, so here’s a video of her enjoying half of a watermelon. Lady isn’t quite as graceful eating her watermelons as Rana and Maia are. Her lack of grace doesn’t affect her enjoyment of them. She…...

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The Watermelon Life Part II: Rana

As we mentioned in yesterday’s post – Monday morning found Rana & Maia very, very sleepy. A sleepy Maia is incredibly compliant. A sleepy Rana? Not so much. Rana was too sleepy to cooperate yesterday morning. It happens sometimes. We all have our “off” days – humans and elephants. It’s…...

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The Watermelon Life Part I: Maia

  Rana and Maia were both very sleepy this morning – they apparently had a busy night having a lot of fun and are often tired when we find them together in the mornings. A little bit after breakfast, the team brought Rana over to the fence for her morning…...

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Rana and the Itchy Scratchy Tree

Maia headed to the barn the other day around lunchtime, which is around the time Rana and Lady are separated for the afternoon most days. We were about to put down hay in Yard 4 for Rana when Maia popped up. We stopped to let them greet each other before…...

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