Rana

Behavioral Series 1: Breathe & Relax

  Breathe and Relax Scott hates long stories that start with a feeling of ‘Oh no, where is this going to go’ they immediately make him nervous about the point or the ending. Because of this, I will start by saying this doesn’t end badly. So breathe and relax. We…...

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Maggie and Rana

Just a quickie today because our 17 yr. old dog Maggie isn’t feeling well. She has battled liver issues for over 6 years and she is having a flare up. Some of you know her from TES where she found Scott many years ago. She is a cattle dog and…...

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Happy New Year to All!

We’re not going to lie, we forgot it was New Year’s Eve, it’s warm and rainy and we have a new Rana bug, so each day blends with the next and it doesn’t remotely feel like December. Rana was the joy that ended 2018 for GSE. After spending a year…...

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Rana: Barn, Sleep and Feet

Cutie Rana bug half asleep in her little mud wallow. Two things are fairly common with new elephants, especially zoo elephants. The first is that the barn is somewhat of a security blanket. After years, sometimes decades of living in the same little square, they find comfort in returning. In…...

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Rana Keeping up with Guida

Here is a short video of Guida (on the left) and Rana walking towards the pond. We know many people were concerned about Rana being able to keep up because of the issues with her front left leg, but as you can see, she does really well. Guida is usually…...

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We Could Use Your Help: New 4-Wheeler

  The photo is Rana following us and the four wheeler out into the habitat. She caught on very quickly that the ATV means dinner, treats, snacks and sometimes her new sisters on the other side (they sometimes wander away before she does.)...

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