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The Ladies Have a New Favorite Grazing Spot

While Maia and Lady spend substantial amounts of time across the creek in Yard 4, the other three haven’t crossed the creek yet this rainy season....

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African Habit Update – Another Step Closer to Welcoming New Residents

Fencing update: We are currently constructing the fencing for the female African habitat, which will allow us to begin rescuing Elephant Sanctuary Brazil’s first African elephants. We have already agreed to provide homes for three African elephants from Argentina – Kenya (Mendoza), Kuky, and Pupy (Buenos Aires)....

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Today’s Facebook Live – Video of Bambi, Mara, and Rana

For those who are not on social media, we wanted to share the Scott’s video of Bambi, Mara, and Rana, shot live from Yard 4, near the Yard 4B water trough. As you can see, Mara is doing much better. Her health issue does seem to be chronic, but she…...

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Our Shifting Herd Dynamics

As part of our shifting herd dynamics, Mara, Rana, and Maia have been seen together multiple times the past few days. There have been a few cute moments between the three girls, and it’s encouraging to see the three spending time together relaxed and clearly enjoying each other’s company. In…...

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Despite the Wildfire, Life Is Evident

The African Habitat has two phases of construction. The first phase is the barn itself and Yards 1–3, which we are currently working on. The first three yards are enough space to bring home the first three rescues (Kenya, Kuky, and Pupy). The second phase will be two additional large…...

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A Garden Full of Fantastic Elephant Dung Compost

We’ve been working hard on our garden for the past few weeks. Our two rescue goats (Sally & Jorgie) usually spend some time there, but two goats are no match for the growth that comes with the rainy season. The garden was getting pretty overrun with weeds and starting to…...

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