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Sunday Smile: Muddy Maia

We don’t often get the opportunity to get photos or videos of Bambi and Maia spending time together, just the two of them. But we were lucky to be able to capture it on this particular afternoon, while they were just hanging out and grazing. For this week’s Sunday Smile,…...

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Mara Grazes Near Pocha’s Grave

Pocha is buried in a lovely area in Yard 3, somewhat near the barn where she and Guillermina first started to embrace their new sanctuary life. It’s also a spot that the other elephants like to visit from time to time. There is an abundance of greenery that they find…...

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Sunday Smile: Rehabilitated Baby Deer

We currently have a male deer calf in the rescue and rehabilitation program at ESB. He’s been doing so well that he will shortly be moved from the smaller enclosure – which we use to observe and care for him – into the larger enclosure (about 1 acre) – which…...

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Rana and Maia Get a Bath and a Drink

On one of the days when Rana was roaming Yard 5, she and Maia found themselves across the creek together. They saw Scott, who was more than happy to give them a bath and some fresh water from the hose. Both got a thorough soaking before Maia let him know…...

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Rana and Scott in the Male Asian Yard

Rana has continued to show interest in spending time in the male Asian yard on and off, though she remains respectful of Lady by keeping a distance that Lady is comfortable with. Over the weekend, Scott opened up the yard for Rana and she stopped in the entrance corridor on…...

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Lady and the Anu

We’ve talked before about the little anu birds that love to fly around the elephants in search of the bugs that are always hanging around. In the male Asian yard, Lady was joined by a few smaller juvenile birds while she was having her snack. They seemed to be checking…...

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