sanctuary life

Setting Our Intentions for 2022

The tradition of making New Year’s resolutions is a charming and hopeful one, but if we learned one thing in 2021, it’s that making resolutions and plans according to your own deadlines doesn’t always work out the way you want. So, rather than make a traditional resolution for 2022, we…...

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Thanks For a Wonderful Year: Part 2

Our Elephant Sanctuary Brazil team continues to send gratitude to you for your support this year, and always. You make this life of sanctuary possible, and our caregivers, who see how your dedication helps each elephant heal, want to share their appreciation. Happy New Year! P.S.: Meet more of our…...

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Thanks For a Wonderful Year: Part 1

Your support means the world to every member of the Global Sanctuary for Elephants and Elephant Sanctuary Brazil team. Here, some of our caregivers at ESB send their thanks and good wishes. They witness each day how your generosity helps transform the elephants’ lives, and they are incredibly grateful. While…...

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Lady Is Spry In the Rain

A huge rainstorm passed through the area recently, and it seemed to appear out of nowhere. While we are used to experiencing straight-line winds and hail in the US, we’ve never seen anything like this storm in Brazil....

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World Wildlife Conservation Day (and Maurício)

World Wildlife Conservation Day gives us an opportunity to reflect upon and bring awareness to issues that are threatening the world’s biodiversity. Every year offers a different theme, and 2021 focuses on “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet.” ...

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Sunday Smile – A Brave Mockingbird and an Ambivalent Tagu

Some days, the wildlife here can be as engaging as almost any television show or movie. This particular afternoon, a Chalk-Browed Mockingbird decided to take on a resident Tegu, native to South America. Though the bird is overmatched in size, she has no shortage of self-confidence. The bird was likely…...

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