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Rana, Mara, and Bambi in the Morning

Some mornings we are met with greeting parties from the elephants. The girls can be vocal in the early hours, and this particular video was taken a little past sunrise. While Guille and Maia were walking down the fence line toward them, Rana, Mara, and Bambi stopped by to express…...

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Monday Morning With the Powerpuff Girls

Humans aren’t always fans of Monday mornings. For some, it can mean a dreaded trip back to work or an extra-sleepy early alarm. Elephants, however, seem to have a different concept of Mondays, so they have no problem starting the week off with a little extra silliness....

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Maia Looks Like She Wants to Vocalize

In this video, Bambi and Mara were standing along the fenceline being very vocal. Maia was also there, which is somewhat unusual....

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Bambi Rumbles to Rana and Mara

When preparing for breakfast, Scott heard some vocalizations coming from the habitat. As he showed up to give the elephants their morning food, he saw Bambi at the fence ready to eat. Rana and Mara were walking toward her and Scott thought Bambi might make some noise as her friends…...

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It’s a Trumpet Party!

Volume ON! There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned party and that’s what Scott has on his hands here. Guillermina clearly had lots of excitement to express and had no problem letting it all out. Pocha joins in with some of her squeaks, and soon Bambi starts to rumble in response…...

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Rana, Mara, and Bambi Have Lots To Communicate

As you may know, the elephants seem to think of the 4-wheelers as something akin to an ice cream truck – ready to offer food whenever it drives by. On a recent afternoon, Scott was passing by Yard 4 and stopped for a moment to greet Rana, Mara, and Bambi,…...

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