Rana

What Rana Has Overcome

  Rana was at the hotel for 6-8 years before coming to the sanctuary, and they were good to her there. Before that, she was a circus elephant and to get there, she was captured from the wild. We are unsure of when Rana suffered the injuries to her trunk,…...

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Almost Together

It’s not just hard to get all three ladies together in photos, it’s video as well. This morning the girls were nice and mellow, grazing their way deeper into the habitat. They were all very close, but one seemed out of camera shot at all times. As Maia and Rana…...

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A Day Close To Each Other

Not to be outdone (from Rana’s post yesterday), Guida decided to give herself a heavy coating of mud as well. Yesterday the girls spent a large portion of the day out by the pond again. From the house you could see Maia and Rana walking side by side, Rana leaning…...

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Sweet Rana Bug’s Food Coma

This should be the photo next to ‘food coma’ in the dictionary. Sweet Rana Bug was out by the pond in the morning, with a fresh coating of thick mud. She was super silly, light and playful. The little lady was all full of spunk. After she shared her morning…...

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Rana Bug: An Empathetic Elephant

Rana Bug showed her soft and concerned side this morning. One of our dogs, Minnie, makes a reverse sneeze noise from time to time. It’s nothing serious, and it generally lasts less than a minute. This morning she did it at the barn when Rana was already in the chute…...

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Rana’s Blaring Trumpet

  Volume up!! You’ve heard Rana’s deflated trumpet, now you get to hear her blaring trumpet. This was at breakfast, the barn is open, Maia and Guida just arrived, but Rana is still somewhere outside. As Scott chats with the girls (he’ll hate that I posted this video because of…...

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