We never know what the elephants might be talking about. Knowing Mara, Bambi, and Rana, it’s possibly dinner – but they seem to be good storytellers, no matter what the topic.
Scott recently recorded a short moment of casual conversation. At around 9 seconds, you can hear Rana make an airy noise some of them make, and we refer to it as a “grandma wheeze.” After she does it, Scott makes the sound back to her. If you watch Rana’s forehead at the end, you can see how it shifts and ripples as she makes noises.
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John saysJune 15, 2021 at 3:17 pm
Uh, so you guys are like the biggest teasers ever! 23 seconds of bliss.
Sara saysJune 15, 2021 at 3:43 pm
Sometimes 23 seconds is all they give us! Bambi started getting nosy and wanting to touch the phone, so Scott had to stop recording and take a step back, as to not encourage her to be pushy with her trunk.
Ellen Bollinger saysJune 15, 2021 at 3:17 pm
Lol..Rana probably thought Scott was too funny trying to talk to them
Sue saysJune 15, 2021 at 3:39 pm
I love it! Did I hear a little squeak in there as well? Lovely girls having a chat with Scott…just another wonderful day at Sanctuary. Please rumble some ‘I love you’s’ to them if you get a chance! 🥰❤️🐘
Wim saysJune 15, 2021 at 5:26 pm
Great close-up really wonderful together.
Julia Mercedes Eden saysJune 15, 2021 at 6:09 pm
That’s beyond fabulous Scott and Kat. It’s the very first acknowledgment of an elephant 🐘 to a human’s copied sound I’ve ever witnessed. A veritable Dr Dooalot….🙏🐘❤️🥰🥰🥰🥰
SHEILA saysJune 15, 2021 at 11:07 pm
I LOVE ❤️WHEN THE 🐘🐘🐘LADIES R TALKING‼️👍👍. I HEARD THE WHEEZE, IT SOUNDED LIKE AN IMPATIENT SIGH HUMANS DO WHEN THEY WANT TO MOVE ON IN CONVERSATION!
I DIDNT SEE SCOTT PAT OR TOUCH THE LADIES THEY LOOK LIKE THEY WANT HUMAN TOUCH! THEY ❤️ SCOTT AS HE
RESCUED ALL OF THEM. SO. THINK SCOTT WOULD BE AT THE TOP OF THE LIST FOR AFFECTION! PLUS KAT ALSO👍
IT WAS CONCERNED THAT MAIA 🐘MOVED ON SWIFTLY WHEN SHE SAW 🐘BAMBI HEADING TOWARD HER! I DONT THINK BAMBI AND MAIA WOULD FIGHT! POOR BAMBI IS A NEEDY GAL! I THINK SHE JUST WANT TO GET TO KNOW MAIA. I WONDER IF BAMBI🐘 AND 🐘MAIA VISITED IN A HE BARN SHUTES MAY HELP THEM TO UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER❓NICE VIDEO👍👍 THANKS
Sara saysJune 16, 2021 at 11:15 am
Scott was behind the protected contact walls and was zoomed in to take that video, so he didn’t touch them. They generally don’t want to be touched by humans, at least not in the way that humans want to touch elephants.
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