Rana

Rana’s Daily Treatment

  I feel like there should be a ‘graphic content’ warning So this is Rana’s treatment that she receives daily. For those who don’t know, she arrived with severe irritation of the entire area between her back legs. She would lift her back leg, swat with her tail and kick…...

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Subtle But Significant

I was trying to put together a video from this morning, but I should have known better than to think there would be time. Friday is delivery day- elephant produce, tapir food, human groceries (remember, the store is 1.5 hours away) and today we had some steel for the African…...

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Rana Bug’s Palm

To compliment our Maia and Guida palm posts, here is one of Rana Bug. As you can see from the single moment caught in the photo, she’s a little happy and wild when she eats her palms. Always a bit of joy in everything she does.  March 6, 2019  …...

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Deflated Trumpets and Pops

  Volume up!! This morning, since the girls were by the barn, Rana was brought in for her regular treatment, and Maia and Guida came in for footwork. We always separate whoever goes first, so we can safely move around all sides of them while working. Maia and Guida were…...

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Cute Ladies This Morning

Ok, so this kind of close up makes it a little harder to identify who it is. There’s still one thing that gives her away. Let’s see if you can tell. PS- don’t feel bad if you can’t, our own staff members double check on elephant IDs for photos. It’s…...

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Maia & Guida and Their Palms

  Though there are videos of the girls playing, swimming and socializing, a big part of sanctuary is this. Simply elephants being elephants. This may not be exciting to some, but we find it mesmerizing to watch them relax, eat and graze. Palms can be found throughout the property, but…...

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