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Sunday Smile: Lady’s Lovely and Useful Greenery

This Sunday Smile is all about sweet Lady, who is known for her love of fresh, green grass. She will wander into the deepest parts of each yard in search of the perfect bite. Trunkfuls of grass are also useful tools, as Lady is using it here to swat some…...

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Alma the Tapir and Her Snacks

Alma is a tapir that came to us, initially as part of the wild animal rehabilitation and release program. Because she is blind and has some other medical issues, she is a permanent resident and has become a well-loved and sometimes cantankerous member of our sanctuary family. ...

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Sunday Smile: It’s All Love At Sanctuary

It’s often said that dogs are excellent judges of character – and from what we know about Ingo, that seems to be the case with him as well. So, of course it makes sense that he would get on well with all of the animals (elephant and otherwise) here at…...

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Sunday Smile: Sharing Is Caring

Apparently finches and roosters can live harmoniously side-by-side. Here, a beautiful Saffron Finch hops around cheerfully, sharing food at the barn with Giba, one of the roosters here. Just another moment at sanctuary where animals come together and enjoy the simple pleasures of life....

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Visiting Swallow-tailed Kites

It is the time of year when the Swallow-tailed Kites visit us here at the sanctuary. They tend to stop by annually to feed on a very specific berry that is now ripe within the habitat. They circle fairly low near the trees, waiting their turn, and then dive down…...

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Sunday Smile: Bambi Takes a Big Drink

Though she does enjoy drinks from the hose when given the opportunity, Bambi has no problem drinking from the water trough as well. Today, she decided to give us a good look inside her mouth as she took a nice, big drink of water. It’s just a not-so-subtle reminder from…...

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