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Day 6: Opening Both Sides of the Transport Container

Today has been similar to yesterday. Bambi continues to visit and step in the transport container frequently, but she won’t fully step inside. She isn’t ready to take that next step with her comfort. She continues to be distrustful and lack confidence. We are trying many different techniques to see…...

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Day 5: Bambi Is on Elephant Time

Scott checks in from Bambi’s zoo in Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.  It’s a slow day here; Bambi continues to be very fearful and is taking her time. Everything went pretty well yesterday, and we are just trying to be present with her today.  She is very sleepy today and spent…...

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Day 4: Afternoon with Bambi at the Zoo

Steps forward. In our second Live of the day, Bambi has decided to come out of her shell and partially begin re-entering the transport container. Thanks for all the good thoughts, positive vibes, and distance reiki sent her way after the previous Live. We are so thrilled to see her…...

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Day 4: Morning With Bambi at the Zoo

One step forward.  A few steps back. This morning, when Bambi was inside the transport container, we briefly closed the gate behind her. Closing the elephant in for brief amounts of time is the typical next step in the process leading up to transport. Bambi became concerned when the doors…...

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Day 3: End of Day With Bambi at the Zoo

We are coming to the end of our 3rd day of acclimating Bambi to her transport container. There is a judicial order to send her to Elephant Sanctuary Brazil and we will hopefully be bringing her home in the middle of next week. She continues to do very well, even…...

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Day 3: Morning with Bambi at the Zoo

Bambi continues to do well this morning. We are starting to close the gate a bit and make noise with the straps to get her a little more used to things. She is attentive but is choosing to stay inside of the container despite the commotion. For those who are…...

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