Penzi is six months old today! Over the last month, she’s been spending more time foraging, playing more with the herd (instead of on her own), and has been more vocal. We hope… more ›
Elephant calf Penzi just learned another important skill! She has figured out how to use her trunk to throw dirt on her back in a behavior called “dusting”. This natural skill helps keep… more ›
Looks like Penzi bit off a little more than she can chew! While adult elephants can easily consume twigs and branches, little Penzi still has lots of growing to do before she could… more ›
Penzi found another fun thing to play with! Turns out that a clump of grass makes an excellent elephant toy, and Penzi spent lots of time tossing it around and trying to chew… more ›
Monsoons mean mud, and mud means fun! Enjoy this video of baby Penzi and her sister Nandi enjoying fresh mud after a rainy storm.
Can you believe Penzi is almost 4 months old? She has recently spent a lot of time exploring the grass in her habitat: laying in it, eating it, and rolling in it after… more ›
One of the things baby elephant Penzi has enjoyed about the recent rains is fresh, wet grass! While she gets the majority of her nutritional needs from nursing, Penzi is consuming plant materials… more ›
Did you know that elephants eat tree bark? Elephants consume many parts of their favorite plants including the leaves, fruits, bark, and twigs! Baby Penzi tries to mimic the other elephants by putting… more ›
Enjoy this full minute of baby Penzi spending time with her herd! As a part of the City of Tucson’s phased reopening plan, we are still uncertain of our opening date. But don’t… more ›
Here’s a little more Penzi cuteness to brighten your day. Enjoy these recent photos of baby Penzi just doing elephant things!