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A Dirt Pile for Kenya

This is a happy elephant. Well, this is an elephant having a happy moment. You can hear it (volume UP!), see it in her tail, in her body language, and in that cheesy grin. This is Kenyaโ€™s reaction to, literally, a pile of dirt in her barren enclosure at the…...

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Happy Rana and Bright-eyed Ramba

A cute little start to your Monday morning – Rana and Ramba walking into the barn. Rana entered first and then had a little party when Ramba followed her. It’s the little things in life – after decades spent alone, reconnecting after even a minute apart is worth celebrating. December…...

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Lady vs the Bush

Volume up! This is the video we mentioned in the FB live feed. Lady was by herself and decided she wanted to take on the bush. Or maybe it started first, but either way, she had her own little party while doing so. The whole episode lasted about 10-15 minutes,…...

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One for the Road

Volume on. This morning Scott walked up to Maia as he always would and gave her a little rumble. For a moment she got a bit wide-eyed and excited, and then she fell silent. We’re not sure if it’s because she’s not ready to be silly yet, or she remembers…...

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Rumble Spot

Scott was trying to get video of the area between their eyes, to show how it vibrates when they rumble. It starts with Maia, but Guida wants her turn to share as well. It can be hard, in this video, to see the vibrations, but you can see the area…...

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Miss Maia Approves The New Water Trough ๐Ÿ˜„

Volume on!! Construction and expansion of Elephant Sanctuary Brazil is a constant. We have water troughs in several places throughout the female Asian habitat, but yesterday Scott and Panto were finishing a new one at the furthest point of the habitat. It’s by the pond, and a favorite spot for…...

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