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Maia is Blossoming

Maia seems to be opening herself up to the other elephants much more lately. While she still enjoys spending time on her own on occasion, she seems to take shorter walkabouts than she has in the past. She’s often seen with Guillermina and spends more time in proximity to Rana,…...

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Guillermina and Rana Cross Paths

In this video you can see (from left to right) Maia, Bambi, Mara, Guillermina, and Rana. They are spending time together at the mud wallow after breakfast and medical evaluations. Everything was calm for a while until Guille decided she wanted to interact with Rana in a forward way. Guillermina…...

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Maia and Bambi Together

On this particular morning, Rana, Mara, Bambi, and Maia were in the yards nearest to the barn while the larger yards were being cleaned. Once that was completed, they all moved back into Yard 5 together and were very calm – perhaps even a little lazy. Warm days and cool…...

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Scott, Five Elephants, and Their Behinds

In yesterday’s post, we showed a photo of the elephants from behind and presented you with the challenge to guess which girl was which. Well today you get to find out!...

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Sunday Smile: Guille and the Powerpuff Girls

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d give you a peek at Guillermina spending time with Rana, Mara, and Bambi. She’s often spotted with Maia, but here you can see that she’s calm and the other elephants are relaxed around her as she drinks some water from the trough....

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Mara Enjoys the Elephant Shower

All of the girls here at sanctuary love a good bath – whether it’s in the pond, via the hose, or in the elephant shower. On this particularly warm day, Mara took her turn in the shower, making sure to get as wet as possible and drinking some of the…...

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