Rana

Rana and Her Puddle

This is a video from before Rana went for a swim, but somehow it slipped through the cracks, so we’re sharing it now. Because she’s cute. Rana had an affectionate interaction with Maia this morning. We are hoping to have at least one decent photo that we can post tomorrow.…...

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Everything Here is Fine

A quick post to say everything here is fine. We didn’t have time to post anything yesterday, which happens, but there was also a dam collapse in Brazil. Many people saw it on the news and were worried that it was close to the sanctuary. It was not, it’s in…...

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Rana Heading to Dinner

A short video of RanaBug at dinnertime. Many people had concerns about how well she would be able to get around, and as you can see, she does really well. Sometimes she steps with her front leg forward and bends at the ankle to compensate for her elbow, while other…...

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Morning Snack With Rana

People sometimes think elephants are indiscriminate eaters, but that is rarely the case. With the little ‘fingers’ on the end of their trunks, they will pick individual berries from a bush. Elephants like Guida will eat single leaves and sift through saplings for the perfect section of vines. Rana comes…...

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Dirt-Covered Elephants

A happy elephant is a dirt-covered elephant¬† This morning was a sleepy, but rumbly morning for the ladies. Although Guida is always a rumble bug, this morning Maia decided she would join in as well. Maia and Rana spent some time together out in the second yard this morning being…...

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Rana Swimming

  Here is the video we promised yesterday. Scott had run into the habitat on the four-wheeler to collect food buckets from the night before. As he came back around on the other side, Rana was speeding out towards the far end of the habitat. Scott wanted to see if…...

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