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Opening Up the Gate for Mara and Rana

Our other catch up video from yesterday is when we opened the gate between Mara and Rana. This was about an hour after the first incidence of them touching through the fence. After that, they walked away a bit and took a short standing nap. When they woke, they got…...

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Mara and Rana’s First Touches

The video is from yesterday, but we had many many requests to see Mara and Rana’s first touches, and also when the gate was opened up between Rana and Mara. We will work on trying to get the other video done today as well. The videos are on the long…...

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Rana Expresses Her Joy to Mara

Volume up but maybe not too loud. 😉 OK, so here is the first of the videos that Scott promised you. I will preface this again with- this is not aggression; this is a level of joy that is so intense Rana does not know how to process it. I…...

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An Exciting Morning With Mara and Rana

This morning we let Rana into Yard 2 so that she could have access to half of the barn. Mara had access to Yard 1 and the other half of the barn. When both of them were in the barn (still separated by a gate and fencing), there was a…...

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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 Kenya’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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