Rana

Lady’s First Meeting With Mara

This video was taken yesterday when Lady decided she was interested in Mara and Rana. The initial plan was to do Lady’s foot soaks and then let her into an adjoining yard to let her see Rana and Mara with a fence between them. Lady showed us she was ready…...

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Lady, Rana, and Mara Sharing the Same Yard!

Today, Lady came back to the barn. Lady is the elephant that is further away and in the bushes at the beginning of the video. Mara and Rana are the two nearby elephants eating hay. Lady is in the same Yard as Mara and Rana! Lady is being absolutely exceptional.…...

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Interview With Scott (Rana, Mara, and Maia In the Background!)

For those missing your live feeds of the girls, here’s a short live interview with Scott and the girls in the background that was done Wednesday morning.  Maia even decides to photobomb. Scott talks about Mara, her past, and her adaptation, along with talking about the future of other elephants…...

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Rana and Mara Explore the Woods

Today the girls spent most of the afternoon in yard 5. They decided to explore a wooded area close to the divider fence that is not only ridiculously charming but also cool and shady. Mara did very well, and Rana made sure she stayed close. Mara is going to experience…...

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Settling Into Her New Life

    Mara is settling into her new life and seems to be realizing it won’t be taken away from her. Often there is a ‘too good to be true’ mentality with new elephant arrivals, which is understandable. It manifests itself in numerous ways, depending upon the individual, but some…...

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Maia Shares Space With Mara and Rana

This morning, just after breakfast, we let Maia into yards 1, 2, and 3 with Mara and Rana. The video begins just after we opened the gate. For those that don’t know Maia, she’s a big girl with big energy who is sometimes lovingly referred to as a bulldozer. She’s…...

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