sanctuary wildlife

Update on Some Non-elephant Residents

    We wanted to give a little update on some of our non-elephant residents this weekend. For those that don’t already know, we do wildlife rehabilitation and release of indigenous species that were more commonly found in the area, but their population decreased with human development.  This program is…...

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Alma Update (The Tapir)

A little Alma update. First, the choice of photo. Many people want to know if Ian the rooster is still spending time with Alma. This photo was taken at 10 pm feed, so that’s a slightly blurry Alma, and in the background, on top of the fence, is Ian. He…...

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How Many Mangoes Are Too Many?

How many mangoes are too many? Well, when your yard looks like a mango minefield, you may be close. We picked up two backhoe bucket loads from one tree. If we leave them, they will simply rot and attract bugs. Of course we bring them down daily for Maia and…...

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Rehab & Release Deer Ready For Next Step

This beautiful boy is one of our residents for rehabilitation and release- a gray brocket deer. Scott just also happens to be completely smitten with him. The statement of how stunning he is (although he usually says ‘she’) is something i hear at least a few times a week. I…...

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Sanctuary For All

“Sanctuary for all” it’s a beautiful thing. This is how the rainy season begins each year- trees full of mangoes and macaws. In the beginning it’s green winged macaws, then it shifts to blue and gold macaws, with a couple of weeks with both. They are on the property during…...

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Our Newest Wildlife Rehab and Release Resident

This is our newest wildlife rehabilitation and release resident. He is a male tapir, approximately 5 months old. We do not know his particular story, but many young tapirs that end up in the hands of the state agricultural agency are due to them being taken from the wild to…...

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