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Guillermina Joins Maia and Bambi

Guillermina has been spending more and more time with Maia and Bambi lately. On this particular morning, everyone was nice and light and a little chatty. Maia always seems to have something to say in the mornings. Of course, they were more rumbly before the camera came out – but…...

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Sunday Smile: Two Elephant Bottoms

Today’s Sunday Smile is brought to us by the perfect rear ends of Maia (left) and Bambi (right). You might notice that Maia’s bum is a little rounder than Bambi’s. That’s because Maia is always on the lookout for extra snacks and leftovers at meal times – and Bambi has…...

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Maia Snacks and Snacks

It’s been a little chilly here at the sanctuary this week. Of course, by chilly we mean that the highs are in the mid 70s, but with overcast skies. Generally, by around 2pm, the clouds break and everyone heads to the sunny spots in the habitat to soak up the…...

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Finding Mara and Rana in Yard 4

As Scott explains in this video, Mara hasn’t always been keen on crossing to this particular area of Yard 4. Perhaps all she needed was a gentle nudge from a friend to encourage her to overcome any insecurities she may have had. Both Mara and Rana were relaxed enough to…...

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Sunday Smile: Where’s Guillermina?

In this quick vignette for the Sunday Smile, Mara and Bambi are standing near the fence after breakfast. They’d been spending time with Guillermina, who had stopped to pick up a snack that had been left on the ground. After Scott asks, “Where’s Guillermina?” Guille squeezes her way into the…...

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Maia and Bambi Relax Under the Trees

There is seemingly no end to the joy that Maia and Bambi bring to sanctuary life these days. Not only do the two elephants clearly enjoy spending time together, but they eat meals together, roam together, and make plenty of vocalizations. ...

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