A critical component to wellness is preventative care. Our elephant team participates in many aspects of preventative care with each member of the herd. Our elephants participate in these wellness training sessions voluntarily,… more ›
Little Penzi now weighs over 600 pounds! That might sound like a lot, but look at how small that is compared to the recent weights of the rest of our herd: Mabu: 13,015… more ›
Elephant calf Penzi recently discovered a round clump of twigs! She had fun dragging and rolling them around while her family browsed on larger branches.
Listen close! There is some interesting elephant behavior in this quick clip. Mother elephant Semba walks by, but her young calf Penzi doesn’t follow. Turn your sound on to hear Semba emit a… more ›
Though elephant calves nurse for years, learning how to eat vegetation is an important skill to master! Baby Penzi learns from watching her family and mimicking their behaviors. You can even see a… more ›
Let’s talk about toes! Penzi is showing off how African elephants have four toenails on each front foot and three on each back foot.These nails help protect a pocket of fatty tissue within… 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 ›
Another day, another yummy stick. Elephant Nandi enjoys showing off when she’s found a favored piece of browse!