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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Her Crate

Trish sent along this video from Mendoza of Pocha spending time in her crate, seemingly quite relaxed and enjoying a snack. Pocha goes into the transport crate easily and appears to feel safe and secure. The crate is open here and she can back out if she wants, at any…...

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Mendoza Update: Pocha and Guillermina’s Progress

  As we mentioned in the live video yesterday, we wanted to share updated information on Pocha and Guillermina in Mendoza. Trish and Ingo traveled to Argentina and, after a period of quarantine, were able to go to the ecoparque. Their intention was to assess Pocha and Guillermina’s comfort with…...

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Today’s Facebook Live Video With All of the Girls

Scott and Kat joined us today for a Facebook Live with Mara and her sisters. We know that there is some false information and unfortunate lies being spread about the health and treatment of our elephants right now. Our loyal supporters know that we take pride in our transparency and…...

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Scott and Kat Answer Your Questions (Part 1)

We received an impressive number of questions in response to our invitation to “Ask Us Anything.” Last week, Trish took on the first round of answers, and now Scott and Kat take a turn with another set of your questions. We’ll be back soon with more responses – but, in…...

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Pocha and Guillermina – An Update From Mendoza

We finally have a bit of news to share from Mendoza. As we mentioned in our last update, the pandemic has been an ongoing impediment to making firm plans about the transport of Pocha and Guillermina to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Recently, Mendoza has also experienced a cold snap and that,…...

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Sanctuary Memories: Rana’s Call to Her Sisters

As part of our ongoing Sanctuary Memories series, Kat shares a memory of Rana that she’s always felt was profound. It is a reminder that, though captive elephants approach healing in unique ways, elephants often know fairly quickly when they are in a safe and restorative place....

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