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Happy 1-Year Anniversary, Rana!

One year ago, Rana arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. For those that saw her when she was still at the hotel zoo, Rana is a very different elephant. Rana was one of those elephants that changed significantly right away but has continued to grow and heal over the past year.…...

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Our Fences4Kenya Campaign is Fully Funded! Thank you!! ❤️

With deep gratitude and great excitement, we would like to announce that our Fences4Kenya campaign is FULLY FUNDED!!!! Each of you has made this possible. It’s everything from your donations to telling your friends about us to sharing our posts and so much more – all of it has added…...

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Lady’s Sanctuary Time

In some ways, it feels like Lady has been here for much longer than she has. Part of that reason is how she has already shifted herself to “Sanctuary Time.” Sanctuary Time is an innate understanding that, even when you have somewhere to be, you don’t need to hurry. Human…...

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Maia’s Slow-Mo Ear Flaps

You know those people who seem to have an infinite amount of energy, but, then, the moment they stop moving, they get so tired they almost fall asleep? Maia is that type of elephant. She’s generally so bright-eyed and energetic, but once she stops to eat, you can see her…...

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Disappearing Friends

 Rana is a funny girl. She adores Ramba, and Ramba loves her. But when it’s time to eat, Ramba happily and quickly follows while Rana can get a bit distracted. If too much distance comes between them, sometimes Rana isn’t sure where Ramba went and doesn’t seem to think…...

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A Dirt Pile for Kenya

This is a happy elephant. Well, this is an elephant having a happy moment. You can hear it (volume UP!), see it in her tail, in her body language, and in that cheesy grin. This is Kenya’s reaction to, literally, a pile of dirt in her barren enclosure at the…...

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