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Some Nice Cold Water, Please

After dinner, Mara, Bambi, and Maia headed to the water trough but decided that, even though it had plenty of water inside, they wanted water from the hose instead, which we’ve seen as a somewhat universal thing with all of the elephants we’ve worked with throughout the past 30 years.…...

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Morning Breakfast

On this particular morning, five elephants lined up against the fence in Yard 5 for their early meal. Scott starts off talking to Guille as she enjoys her fresh hay, grain, and produce. Bambi had scooted over near Guille’s pile of food, hoping to share, but ended up stopping and…...

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Rana is Making the Rounds

Rana has been enjoying having access to both Yard 5 and the male Asian yard – and she can’t help but show it. First thing in the morning we have found her with Maia across the creek and deep into Yard 5; by mid-afternoon, she often goes back to the…...

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Bambi is Attentive to Maia

Maia has been enjoying her time in Yard 5, spending days on the far side of the creek, about as far into the habitat as she can go. Recently when she returned for dinner with the group, Bambi was extra attentive to her, walking right over, smelling her, and being…...

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Rana’s Reunion With Her Friends

After Rana’s second trip to the male Asian habitat, we opened the yard for her and she hurried back to her friends – and to a little trumpet party. Maia, Bambi, and Mara were enjoying the dirt and Guille was standing nearby after saying hello to the three of them.…...

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Rana’s Second Trip to the Male Habitat

Rana seems to have enjoyed her trip to the male Asian habitat significantly – so much so that she let Scott know she was ready for another afternoon in the new yard. He found Rana stationed by the gate going into Yard 1, which is the first gate she would…...

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