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An Afternoon Elephant Bath

One recent afternoon, Rana, Mara, and Bambi were in Yard 1 by the barn, while Guillermina was having part of her yearly exam done in the neighboring yard. Mara was standing at the water trough giving herself a drink and, since it was warm, we decided to turn on the…...

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Today’s Global Rumblings Podcast – True Sanctuary

Today’s podcast is on a topic that is not only very close to our hearts but is also something that Scott and Kat discuss on a regular basis. Unfortunately, we live in a time where an organization using ‘sanctuary’ in their name doesn’t mean much of anything. Anyone can co-opt…...

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Sunday Smile: Elephant Tongues

As part of each elephant’s recent check-up, the girls got a dental exam so that we know the current state of their teeth – and can compare to prior years’. But getting to their teeth is sometimes a charming task, as they have to put their tongue away to see…...

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Is the Grass Always Greener?

The entire sanctuary habitat is covered with fresh greenery at the moment, so there’s plenty of browse and graze for the elephants to choose from. However, as Rana is quick to demonstrate here, sometimes what you want is just a little reach away. Scott jokes that “the grass is always…...

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Mara’s Reunion With Bambi and Rana

One morning, when visiting caregiver Nicole got to the barn, it was overcast with a little bit of rain. Bambi and Rana were in Yard 5 rumbling and roaring and running around. They kept walking over to the gate between Yards 4 and 5 and just staring through it. Though…...

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Rana Calls For Her Sisters

Volume on! As you can hear Scott talk about here (and as we wrote about previously), Rana had her sore ankle treated at the barn. However, Rana seemed to have a better idea about what she wanted to do this morning instead of an ankle check. Rather than walk through…...

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