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Maia the Pond Blob, Part 3

We had a few supporters asking questions about how frequently elephants breathe after our last pond video, so we’ve recorded this little video for those who want a visual understanding. This is Maia in one of our ponds, breathing normally. To answer some questions in advance – yes, this is…...

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Step by Step

Lady is definitely becoming a little more confident in her approach with other elephants. For those who follow us on Instagram, you have already seen this video, but not the rest of the update. The video is Lady with Rana. Lady had come to the trough for a drink, and…...

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Morning with Rana

We know many people are concerned about how Rana is doing after Ramba’s passing, so we decided to do a short live feed. This way you could see her for yourself. She is doing ok, better than we would expect. She has improved over the past couple of days. There…...

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Lady and Ramba in the Barn

Lady continues to take steps forward in getting closer to the other girls. The video was taken after both girls had already been inside for 10-15 minutes. There are a few ‘best parts’ to this. The first one is Ramba was the one inside of the barn first. We let…...

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Dinner with Lady

Pondside dinner, short update on how Lady is doing, how her trust is building and how she seems to be starting to understand that we are trying to help her. She is doing really well and seems more confident and grounded by the day. December 21, 2019   Read all…...

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Happy 1-Year Anniversary, Rana!

One year ago, Rana arrived at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil. For those that saw her when she was still at the hotel zoo, Rana is a very different elephant. Rana was one of those elephants that changed significantly right away but has continued to grow and heal over the past year.…...

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