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Sanctuary Drone Footage (+ an elephant cameo)

Watch until the end for a gorgeous sanctuary view! For those who have wondered about just how robust and healthy that Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is, we thought this drone video might offer some perspective. At the beginning, you get a close-up look at Rana, Mara, and Bambi, with Mara doing…...

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The Dogs Love a Muddy Run

Sanctuary dogs Bugsy, Minnie, and Molly love running along the 4-wheeler – especially down muddy roads. Milo the lamb has been known to join them at times, but only on occasional short runs to the African barn as a treat. We don’t know if all dogs love mud, or if…...

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Bridge Repair Update!

We recently sent our followers a request for help in rebuilding the top portion of  the dilapidated bridge that leads into and out of the sanctuary, and you responded quickly and with enthusiasm.       That’s why we say time and again that our supporters are among the most…...

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Dedication: The Bob Barker Center for Asian Elephant Care

Beginning in 2016, as we were making arrangements for the first phases of the female Asian habitat – preparing for the arrival of Maia and Guida – and making the initial land payments, we received a generous gift from the DJ&T Foundation, founded by Bob Barker. The foundation was one…...

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Emergency Bridge Fund Request

To our sanctuary heroes: we have a fairly urgent need that we hope you can help us address. You always come through when we ask, so there’s no doubt that you’ll understand how necessary it is to take care of this current issue as soon as possible.  There is a…...

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Sanctuary Memory – This Land That Nourishes Us

For this month’s sanctuary memory, Scott shares the process of discovering the property where Elephant Sanctuary Brazil was built – exploring the terrain and finding each magical corner it has to offer: The land that now houses Elephant Sanctuary Brazil was not an easy find, and it took some time…...

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