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Guillermina Wants Snacks

Scott found a moment to check in with some of the elephants in the afternoon and found Rana, Mara, Bambi, and Guillermina all together. Immediately, Guille approaches him, opening her mouth as an indication that she’d like a snack, please. Scott has nothing food-related to offer her so she relents,…...

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Five Ladies Enjoy the Water Trough

In the afternoon, the caregivers were checking on the elephants and found Mara, Maia, Rana, and Bambi all at the water trough, having just participated in a bit of a splashing party. Everyone was thoroughly wet and seemingly in a great mood. Caregiver Tina had heard a number of small…...

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Lady and Her Juicy Watermelon

Watermelon is a year-round treat here at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. And, when it comes to videos, there is little more satisfying than watching an elephant crunch down on a juicy fruit or vegetable. ...

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Lady Enjoys the Pond

As you know, Lady has been enjoying the male Asian yard from time to time, and she’s back in that spot again today. She’s been grazing a lot and snacking on the palms that are plentiful there. At dinnertime, she was at the pond, shown here in this video. Where…...

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Mara and the Accidental Creek

We previously mentioned that our staff was working to clean and overhaul the pond and mud wallow in Yard 4. While Mara, Maia, Rana, Bambi, and Guille were in Yard 5, the workers dug a trench from the Yard 4 wallow, to allow the mud to drain fully. When the…...

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Guille and Maia at the Mud Wallow

This video captures one of those times when you’re trying to film a moment and the elephants have something different in mind. Here, Guillermina is playing in the water, giving herself an especially thorough bath, when Maia decides to enter the picture, blocking the view. ...

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