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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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3 Ladies in the Rain

The other day all three ladies ended up together in the middle of a rainstorm. Many times a big downpour is just an excuse to get very silly. Play in the rain is rarely gentle, it involves head rubbing, butt scratching, and sometimes a little pushing and back leg kicks.…...

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Three Ladies at the Mud Wallow

The other morning, our lovely ladies decided to spend some quality time together in the mud wallow. It was shortly after breakfast, all of them were nice and sleepy, and spent some time, side by side. There was touching between them, mostly between Maia and Rana, but all gentle and…...

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Finding Rana

Here is a video Scott took this morning when it was time to find Rana for breakfast. She has been staying out all night and exploring both bigger yards. Compared to when Maia and Guida first were given access to the larger space, Rana is exploring more areas at a…...

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