sanctuary anniversary

Happy 2nd Re-Birthday, Mara!

Two years ago today… That’s when Miss Mara arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and embraced her new home with seeming relief, resting her tired body for an immediate dirt-pile nap. ...

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The difference even a day makes

Although Ramba’s time at sanctuary was short, it meant everything. Imagine living for decades without seeing another of your species. We can’t know what Ramba was thinking or feeling over her years in captivity, but it is very likely that she felt truly, utterly alone at times. Yet Ramba had…...

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Happy Re-Birthday to a Sophisticated Lady

It’s official. As of today, Lady has officially been at her home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil for two years. This elephant, who faces incredible challenges, has shown such strength and gratitude for her life here. Though she may require more physical and emotional space to heal than others, she displays…...

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Happy “Ranaversary”!

Happy “Ranaversary,” Rana! Today is Rana’s second anniversary at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Rana has come amazingly far in two years. In many ways, she is not the same elephant. Sanctuary changes everyone—human, dog, or elephant, but Rana’s emotional growth has been remarkable, even by sanctuary standards. She arrived as the…...

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