Rana

Morning Snack With Rana

People sometimes think elephants are indiscriminate eaters, but that is rarely the case. With the little ‘fingers’ on the end of their trunks, they will pick individual berries from a bush. Elephants like Guida will eat single leaves and sift through saplings for the perfect section of vines. Rana comes…...

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Dirt-Covered Elephants

A happy elephant is a dirt-covered elephant¬† This morning was a sleepy, but rumbly morning for the ladies. Although Guida is always a rumble bug, this morning Maia decided she would join in as well. Maia and Rana spent some time together out in the second yard this morning being…...

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Rana Swimming

  Here is the video we promised yesterday. Scott had run into the habitat on the four-wheeler to collect food buckets from the night before. As he came back around on the other side, Rana was speeding out towards the far end of the habitat. Scott wanted to see if…...

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RanaBug Goes for a Swim

We were trying to get a video posted today, but my computer is misbehaving, and all of the video files are needing to be converted, so instead you get a sneak peek of what it will be. RanaBug decided to go for a swim. She was alone, but she certainly…...

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3 Ladies in the Rain

The other day all three ladies ended up together in the middle of a rainstorm. Many times a big downpour is just an excuse to get very silly. Play in the rain is rarely gentle, it involves head rubbing, butt scratching, and sometimes a little pushing and back leg kicks.…...

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Peaceful Day With the Ladies

Scott is in Cuiaba today, trying to make the bureaucratic process move faster for all of the elephants outside of Brazil. This means I get the girls, but also that I don’t have any computer time. But enough to share a photo of sweet Miss Rana at dinner. Storms all…...

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