Rana

Changing and Evolving Relationships

Relationships always grow and evolve. In its simplest form, a relationship is just a connection between two entities and how they relate to each other – so it makes sense that as the way you relate to the world changes and evolves, your relationship with others will change and evolve…...

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Maia on the Move

In the morning, Maia is usually half-asleep and easing into her day, but this morning she was practically running and hasn’t slowed down since. Maia’s in high spirits and zooming everywhere today. She came over super fast for her breakfast this morning and dashed off as soon as she finished…...

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In Each Other’s Company Under a Shade Tree

Another quiet day at the Sanctuary, but here is a glimpse of what a “quiet day” looks like – Rana and Maia enjoying each other’s company under a shade tree. As you can see, even quiet days are magical. January 12, 2020   To Learn More About the Girls: Maia’s…...

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Lady’s Courage and Rana’s Patience

  Lady and Rana continue to spend time almost daily on opposite sides of the fence watching each other. Rana is usually very close to the fence and, while Lady is coming closer, she is still making sure she isn’t quite close enough to touch or be touched. Lady seems…...

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Rana’s Visit to Ramba’s Grave

Rana visited Ramba’s grave yesterday and stayed there for several hours. She was still at the grave site at dinner time, so we took the opportunity to visit with her. Rana was quiet and seemed more reverent than sad. She seemed to be in quiet reflection, as her face was…...

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Rana Update

Losing an elephant is always hard – it’s hard on the caregivers, the supporters, but, most of all, it’s hard on the elephants left behind. Many of you saw that firsthand, reading our updates on Maia after Guida passed. It’s worth remembering that Maia and Guida knew each other for…...

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