Rana

Happy 1-Year Anniversary, Rana!

One year ago, Rana arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. For those that saw her when she was still at the hotel zoo, Rana is a very different elephant. Rana was one of those elephants that changed significantly right away but has continued to grow and heal over the past year.…...

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Happy 2-Month Anniversary, Ramba! ❤️

Ramba’s rescue journey took seven years: from confiscation from the circus, to failed relocation to the US, to not having any options, to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil being created in part because of her. Over those seven years, with the help of Caro, Consu, and later on Diego, we brought as…...

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Disappearing Friends

 Rana is a funny girl. She adores Ramba, and Ramba loves her. But when it’s time to eat, Ramba happily and quickly follows while Rana can get a bit distracted. If too much distance comes between them, sometimes Rana isn’t sure where Ramba went and doesn’t seem to think…...

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Maia the Pond Blob

In today’s photo, we are going to play a little game of “Find the Elephant.” (HINT: we don’t have rocks in our pond). That’s a resting Maia, and, yes, she is fine. Ramba, Rana, and Lady all receive regular medical treatments at the barn, and Maia must have been feeling…...

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Rana and Ramba in the Pond

Rana and Ramba have been swimming in the pond before, but this is the first time we’ve seen this behavior occurring between the two of them in- or out- the pond. It’s something our long-time followers saw happen between Maia and Guida.  Ramba has been here for a little over…...

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Happy Rana and Bright-eyed Ramba

A cute little start to your Monday morning – Rana and Ramba walking into the barn. Rana entered first and then had a little party when Ramba followed her. It’s the little things in life – after decades spent alone, reconnecting after even a minute apart is worth celebrating. December…...

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