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Mara, Guille, and Bambi Make a Splash

After a nice rain, the mud wallows are squishy and fresh and you will see almost all of the elephants spraying themselves, getting good and dirty. The girls enjoy both the rain and its after effects. You can see here that Mara is with Guillermina and Bambi, all enjoying a…...

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The Powerpuff Girls in the Rain

Lady was recently showing some interest in moving around the habitat a little bit, so we opened up access to the yards by the barn for her; that gave her some new territory to explore and she could be near the barn for foot soaks and treatments. ...

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Three Elephants Enjoying Time Together

Now that we’ve had some rain, the elephants have livened up quite a bit. They seem to be having more and more random parties for small reasons – or reasons we aren’t privy to. Either way, there are happy gatherings and vocalizations which we can hear all the way up…...

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Lady and Her Jackfruit

It’s mango and jackfruit season at the sanctuary and, as we’ve shown in years before, the mangoes fall from the trees and are absolutely everywhere. Recently, we had a storm that knocked most of the mangoes from the trees, so we’re collecting them as quickly as we can to distribute…...

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The “Powerpuff Girls” Vocalize

Recently, Lady was spending time in Yard 3 by the barn and the other five elephants were hanging out in the other two adjoining yards. Guillermina was being particularly silly, but she didn’t want to go anywhere by herself. Normally, you can call her and she’ll readily head in your…...

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Bambi and Guillermina Play In the Rain

We got some very welcome rain this week and, as we’ve mentioned before, rain tends to make the elephants extra spunky. Bambi was getting very squishy in the mud when Guillermina found her – and her excitement in that moment was so evident; she could hardly hold it in. ...

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