Many of you have asked about Tamy, the male Asian elephant at Ecoparque Mendoza. While we don’t have a significant update at the moment, we thought we’d share what we know so far.
Tamy currently has access to his enclosure as well as Pocha and Guillermina’s former space. He goes back and forth between the two sides regularly. Initially, when he was let into his new space, he spent a good bit of time looking out the fencing that was created to allow for Pocha and Guillermina’s crates and training. It’s nice to know that he has an opportunity to see the outside world from a new perspective.
The ecoparque is currently trying to source some sand to spread in his enclosure to create a softer substrate in some areas. At this point, he has not begun protected contact training for the procedures required for his quarantine, though the management at Mendoza are currently trying to get that implemented.
If we have more information to share, we will add it to our Current Progress page at https://globalelephants.org/current-progress/
Photo of Tamy at Ecoparque Mendoza