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The “Powerpuff Girls” Stick Together

This week, five elephants – Maia, Mara, Bambi, Rana, and Guillermina – were in Yard 4 when they got their breakfast. For some time, the whole group of them stayed together near the creek. Eventually, Maia walked away to graze by herself, leaving the other four girls to go about…...

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Valentine’s Day Treats From You to the Girls

A couple of weeks ago, you provided gifts in honor of the elephants here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. Edible markers arrived from the US, and our staff has now had the opportunity to write on and provide the donated produce, adding all of your sweet messages to the extra fruits…...

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Guillermina Gently Grazes

As Guillermina learns how to be calmer around some of the older elephants, she is getting better at creating an atmosphere that’s a little bit slower at times. Here, she stands next to Bambi, Mara, and Rana who are all grazing. Guille takes a few moments to dust herself with…...

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Rainy Day Lady in the Male Asian Yard

Because the rainy season gave us the opportunity to do more construction in a safe manner, our workers have been able to complete the second yard of the male Asian habitat. Lady always seems to have some enjoyable moments there, so we checked to see if she was interested in…...

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Sunday Smile: A Quiet Moment With Mara

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we get a gentle peek at Mara, as she walks down an elephant-made pathway in the habitat. Her ears are out and she’s sniffing the air, perhaps thinking about which direction her friends might be staying or deciding where will be the best grassy area…...

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Guillermina is a Fast Snacker

We often talk about how fast Guillermina is and how we sometimes feed her meals a little bit away from the older girls, to give them time to finish their food without her “assistance.” Here, you can see just how quickly she shovels food into her mouth when compared to…...

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