sanctuary life

Happy New Year 2023

At the beginning of this year, we set our intentions to embrace joy and celebrate each milestone we reached as the gift that it is. Knowing the healing power of sanctuary and taking lessons from each elephant we’ve known, we set forth on a pathway that we knew wouldn’t be…...

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Happy Holidays For 2022

Though elephants may not necessarily celebrate holidays in the same way that humans do, it’s possible that they are sensing the holiday spirit that is coming from their caregivers and the atmosphere around them. ...

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A Simple Moment at Sanctuary

In this video, Bambi and Mara are calmly grazing and also eating food that we’ve placed around the habitat for them to find. It’s morning and they’ve just gotten a bug spray treatment – and you can hear the birds singing in the distance. Eventually, Rana walks out from the…...

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Elephant Alarm Clocks

One of the charming things about living up the hill from the elephant habitat is the fact that you can catch the sounds of elephants rustling in the grass and – most excitingly – trumpet parties and silliness. Sometimes it’s just soft background noise and other times it can be…...

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Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Each November, we are given the opportunity to look back on the year and find gratitude in the steps that have been taken, both small and large. Our victories of all sizes have taught us as much as our setbacks – perhaps more. At the end of the day, we’re…...

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GSE Named Outstanding International Sanctuary

Global Sanctuary for Elephants is proud to announce that we are receiving the 2022 award for Outstanding International Sanctuary by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). This award is given annually to only 5 out of over 200 eligible GFAS accredited and verified organizations, including sanctuaries that provide lifetime…...

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