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Day 5 Mid-day Update

This is the day Lady will arrive at sanctuary, well, she’ll arrive at night. As many of you know, the truck broke down last night. All of the very sweet mechanics that came to help in the middle of the night, couldn’t guarantee if the truck was fixed, that it…...

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We Have So Much to be Grateful For

In the northern hemisphere, it’s Fall, and, in North America, that means Thanksgiving, which is a day for gratitude and appreciation. Canada had theirs in October, but today is the day for the US to officially celebrate something we try to celebrate every day. As a sanctuary, we have so…...

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Day 4 Morning Update. Tomorrow She Will Be Home

Lady is doing very well this morning. Last night she got a good night’s rest and as soft and rumbly. They are stocked with fresh grass, compliments of the Brasilia Zoo, mango branches, compliments of the environmental police, and produce, compliments of the police chief. It seems everyone loves Lady. …...

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Day 3 An Early Start

The caravan left the hotel at around 4/4:30 local time. A few hours later, Scott briefly had reception and checked in – there’s not much to report, but having “no news” is the best news of all! Lady is still due to arrive at the sanctuary on Friday and all…...

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Day 2 On the Road with Lady

Lady is doing well, a little frustrated at times, but similar to what we already saw at the zoo. She’s eating well, drinking ok (common for the first 24 hours) and enjoyed napping during the stop last night. They did lift her straps once it got dark, since that is…...

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Lady Is Loaded Up and On The Road Home!

Lady continues to be amazing.  She came down the hill and went right into the crate on her own while the team was doing other things to prepare for loading.  She did great while her crate was being lifted onto the truck.  Throughout she continued to calmly eat as everything…...

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