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A Rehabilitated Macaw Release

Recently SEMA, the state environmental agency, asked us if we could do what is called a “hard release” of a blue and gold macaw on the sanctuary property. The macaw had been previously rehabilitated and simply needed to be let go into a protected area where other macaws of the…...

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Scott Finds Rana

After a night of wandering, Rana made her way to breakfast with Maia, both having spent the evening in Yard 5. You can see that she seems a little sleepy after her big adventure, but is enjoying her special snacks and may just take a nap later. This is all…...

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Scott’s Search For Rana

As we’ve mentioned, Rana has been enjoying having the opportunity to roam back and forth between Yards 4 and 5. Recently, she got so immersed in the vast greenery of Yard 5 that she decided to stay out of sight for the evening. While we generally like to deliver a…...

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Just Being Elephants

Much of what we are able to show of the elephants through photos and videos represents just a small portion of their lives. Most of their days are spent on their own, doing normal elephant activities – which is what this video reflects. ...

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Sunday Smile: Mara Enjoys Her Snacks

Here’s a special Sunday Smile for all of Mara’s super fans! She’s savoring a meal, carefully curated to make sure she gets the maximum possible delight (and nutrients) from what she’s eating. May you all get the same amount of enjoyment from your own afternoon snacks!...

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Scott Keeps Pace With Guille

When it’s time for elephant meals, we spread out the snacks to make sure everyone has their own space to eat, where others won’t walk over and steal their neighbor’s food. Here, Scott is at the beginning of that process, leading Guillermina to her spot for dinner. She doesn’t always…...

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