rehab and release program

George the Tapir and His Unusual Behavior

During a recent dinner run, Scott was driving the 4-wheeler down a sanctuary road heading towards Rana, to deliver her evening meal. He was moving relatively quickly, because no one else was near, and he wanted to finish up before things got dark. As he was driving, he caught something…...

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Update On our Rehabilitation and Release Program

In addition to caring for the elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil, we have also worked with some injured wildlife in hopes of preparing them to return to the wild. To date, our wildlife rescue and release program has rehabilitated five tapirs, a coati (a member of the raccoon family),…...

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Bambi Protects Us From “Scary” Tapirs

Some days, Mara, Bambi, and Rana have begun showing up closer to the barn in the later afternoon, instead of 10 pm. We changed up their feeding schedule recently and they have adapted well. We hoped that by adjusting their routine, they would stay out in the habitat, during a…...

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National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day happens twice a year – September 4 & February 22. It happens twice a year to ”double the effort to help bring awareness of the plight of wild animals around the globe.”...

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New Baby Deer Joins Our Wildlife Rehab & Release Program

We wanted to introduce you to our tiniest new friend and our latest wildlife rehabilitation and release resident. Once he has grown and is independent, we will release him on the property to live his life as a wild deer. He is an Amazonian brown brocket deer (Mazama gouazoubira). An…...

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Because So Many Have Asked How to Help ❤️

While all the creatures are okay and the barns, house, and office, there was still damage from the wildfire late last week. Despite the catastrophic nature of the fire, thankfully, there is no catastrophe here. The damages are limited, but will still be impactful. Due to our emergency plan and…...

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