sanctuary life

Sometimes Everything Goes As Planned

As a caregiver, some days with the elephants are easier than others. Part of giving elephants choice means that they can, for instance, come to breakfast all together at the same time – or it could mean that you have to seek them out individually. Nicole experienced this recently when…...

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From Nicole: Exploring Relationships With Elephants

We often speak of the complexities of elephant behavior and how understanding the nuances of care is the most difficult part of the job. But it is always interesting to hear the perspective on that topic from someone who has a history of working with elephants when they arrive at…...

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Launching Today! Global Rumblings Podcast

Each day we share some small moment of sanctuary life with you as a way to shine a light on some of the larger parts of what it’s like to live and work with elephants in a sanctuary setting. It brings us joy to share these anecdotes, large and small,…...

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Listen to Scott and Kat on Our Hen House Podcast!

This week, Scott and Kat are featured on the weekly Our Hen House podcast, which highlights a range of topics and people in the animal world – from movement leaders to artists to politicians, changemakers, and more. Hosted by Jasmin Singer and Mariann Sullivan, it is a source of inspiration…...

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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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