Rana

How Fantastically Green Everything Is Already

We were looking on the camera for elephants this afternoon, and the first thing that struck us was how fantastically green everything is already. Just a few rain storms and all of the land is so much more alive. The second thing, and it’s something we have always loved, is…...

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The Healing Ability of Sanctuary is Almost Unfathomable

With most of the talk about Ramba’s rescue, we still want to share the other two lovelies already here at the sanctuary. Today is Rana’s turn. No matter how many years and how many elephants you work with, each day is still full of moments of amazement and beauty. The…...

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Fresh Layers of Mud

Cutie Rana Bug, half dry, half wet, with a nice coating of mud on her. It seems today was the day for it as both lovely ladies showed up at dinnertime with a layer of fresh mud. Rana and Maia have both been nice and light since the rains arrived.…...

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The Ponds are Filling!

Rana Bug was the first one to go and check out the newly expanded pond in five. Scott finished cleaning out the pond in four this afternoon and just in time. About 40 minutes after he was done, the sky opened up, and we had a fantastic, windy, thunder and…...

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Rana’s Strength

As many of you know, Rana has an old injury to her left elbow. From what we know, it happened when she was five years old. That joint is completely fused, and sometimes she doesn’t bend that ankle either, but she can and often bends that joint normally. This kind…...

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Here is Lovely Miss Maia

Busy day here in Brazil, but didn’t want to leave you all without, so here is lovely Miss Maia. Someone asked how she was doing the other day, and we realized we hadn’t given an emotional update on how she has been. Maia is good, definitely brighter, more engaging, more…...

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