vocalizing

Rana and Mara Call to Each Other

It was morning after breakfast and time for Rana’s treatment. She came over to the barn, while Mara stayed in Yard 1. Normally, Mara comes to the barn with Rana, but she opted not to this time, instead staying outside to eat hay and make lots of rumbles. Rana was…...

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Guillermina is Gradually More Vocal

Prior to when this video was taken, Scott was at the fence doing treatment on Bambi. Then Guille and Maia walked over to Bambi and the three of them had a mini-celebration of their reunion. Guillermina generally joins in with rumbles and trumpets, but lost some of her sillier vocalizations…...

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Everyone is Very Vocal

Right now, we have a very vocal group of elephants at sanctuary. There has been so much chatting going on, mostly between the two groups of girls: Mara and Rana and then Maia and Bambi – with plenty of Guillermina in there for good measure. She seems to have a…...

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Rana and Mara are More Vocal

As social dynamics are still settling at the sanctuary, we see Mara and Rana together more and more. While Guillermina still visits them often, she has been spending an increasing amount of time with Maia and Bambi of late....

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“The Powerpuff Girls” Are More Vocal

The “Powerpuff Girls,” Rana, Mara, and Bambi, are known for their periodic vocal celebrations. Sometimes there’s a definitive reason for the party, but other times only they know what the hullabaloo is about. ...

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The “Powerpuff Girls” Vocalize

Recently, Lady was spending time in Yard 3 by the barn and the other five elephants were hanging out in the other two adjoining yards. Guillermina was being particularly silly, but she didn’t want to go anywhere by herself. Normally, you can call her and she’ll readily head in your…...

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