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Ramba’s Mud Nap

  This is Ramba (not Rana), in Chile. If you don’t know her, (you should, she’s amazingly lovely) you can read about her on her page (link below).  Those who do know her, nothing new with CITES permits. Today Ramba took a mud bath and in the middle, decided she…...

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Sweet Moments with Rana and Maia

  It turns out there was a bit of short video from Maia and Rana’s interactions yesterday. It was nearly impossible to write text on the video since the explanations are long and the video is not, so it will all be in the post. Everything that went on between…...

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Rana and Her Puddle

This is a video from before Rana went for a swim, but somehow it slipped through the cracks, so we’re sharing it now. Because she’s cute. Rana had an affectionate interaction with Maia this morning. We are hoping to have at least one decent photo that we can post tomorrow.…...

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Rana Heading to Dinner

A short video of RanaBug at dinnertime. Many people had concerns about how well she would be able to get around, and as you can see, she does really well. Sometimes she steps with her front leg forward and bends at the ankle to compensate for her elbow, while other…...

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Morning Snack With Rana

People sometimes think elephants are indiscriminate eaters, but that is rarely the case. With the little ‘fingers’ on the end of their trunks, they will pick individual berries from a bush. Elephants like Guida will eat single leaves and sift through saplings for the perfect section of vines. Rana comes…...

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Rana Swimming

  Here is the video we promised yesterday. Scott had run into the habitat on the four-wheeler to collect food buckets from the night before. As he came back around on the other side, Rana was speeding out towards the far end of the habitat. Scott wanted to see if…...

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