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Happy Pondside Morning

Turn up the volume!! Maia apparently raced out to the pond after breakfast this morning and beat us all there. When Guida caught up there was a little mini party. This is something we’ve seen in other elephants, even if they were just together a few minutes ago, it’s a…...

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Excuse Us, Scott, But Might You Have A Snack For Us?

The girls have been silly, easy and light. Earlier today, after doing some work in the habitat, Scott drove back to the barn and passed Maia and Guida along the way. He stopped to say hi and they wondered if he had anything for them. They are always receptive to…...

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Maia and Guida’s One Year Anniversary

One year ago, as the sun began to set, after a few day road trip, Maia stepped off of the trailer and onto sanctuary grounds. Several hours later Guida joined her....

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We Have Rain!

We have rain!! Those of you who followed along during the fires last month know that we have been hoping for rain. There have been days where we would get literally 10 drops, sometimes thunder and lightening, but no real rain. Last night we had our first real storm....

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Maia and Guida’s Bond

For those who may be searching for a bit of levity or love today, here are Maia and Guida. Lately their bond with each other has grown much stronger. They have always spent time together, but recently they want to touch, lean and stand side by side much more often.…...

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Giving Maia and Guida More Space

In order to ensure Maia and Guida came to ESB, we needed to start small and expand as we went along. This is the second area they were given access to....

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