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Ελέφαντας μετά από δεκαετίες σε τσίρκα επιστρέφει στο φυσικό του περιβάλλον

Ελέφαντας μετά από δεκαετίες σε τσίρκα επιστρέφει στο φυσικό του περιβάλλον
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Ένας ασιατικός ελέφαντας, μετά από δεκαετίες σε τσίρκα της Νότιας Αμερικής έχει ξεκινήσει μια νέα ζωή στη Βραζιλία, αφού ταξίδεψε χιλιάδες χιλιόμετρα με αεροπλάνο και φορτηγό από ζωολογικό κήπο της Χιλής.

Η άφιξη του Ramba στο καταφύγιο ελεφάντων έκτασης σχεδόν 3 χιλιάδων στρεμμάτων στην πολιτεία Mato Grosso της Βραζιλίας μεταδόθηκε ζωντανά από το Facebook.

Ο ελέφαντας, που εκτιμάται ότι είναι άνω των 52 ετών, ήταν σε τσίρκο στην Αργεντινή και τη Χιλή πριν από τη διάσωση του από ακτιβιστές το 2012. Στη συνέχεια κρατήθηκε σε ένα ζωολογικό κήπο στην Rancagua, στη κεντρική Χιλή, ενώ οι διασώστες αναζητούσαν ένα νέο σπίτι.

Η δοκιμασία τον άφησε με αποστήματα, καθώς και με νεφρικά και ηπατικά προβλήματα.

Ο Ramba μεταφέρθηκε στο διεθνές αεροδρόμιο Viracopos κοντά στο Σάο Πάολο την Τετάρτη. Στη συνέχεια μεταφέρθηκε με φορτηγό στο καταφύγιο Chapada dos Guimaraes, το οποίο άνοιξε το 2016. Εκεί διαμένουν άλλοι δύο ελέφαντες που ήταν σε τσίρκα, η Rana και η Maia.

The Gate Between Rana and Ramba Has Been Opened

Everything is going good! Ramba and Rana had a good night. Everyone is rested, not fully rested, but much better. Rana spent most of the night inside even though she had access in and out. Ramba spent most of the night outside but it looks like they were back-and-forth a lot. They have had good interactions this morning, but no physical touch yet. We did decide to open up the gates between them at which point Rana went over towards Ramba and turned around, she was really submissive as she approached. Ramba walked up and almost touched, they had a little interaction and then Ramba went exploring further into the second yard. She had been looking at the gates, and now that the gates are open she is like oh great, now I can go explore more space. They are both chilling. Ramba is back in the trees exploring the second yard and Rana is eating all the hay and palms that were left in the first yard under the shade tree. 😂 During this introduction Rana will gain a hundred pounds while Ramba just wants to go for a walk. Ramba will most likely return to the mud wallow where Rana is hanging out and there will surely be other interactions. What’s really nice is that Rana obviously learned a lot from her meeting Maia and Guida and being that pushy needy friend who won’t give you any space. She is not doing that at all with Ramba although you can see that she is very very excited to meet her, and is definitely showing restraint versus doing what she would like, but she’s really cute about it and being good. She’s letting Ramba go her on way and explore and do what she needs to do. It’s quite charming. They are both very funny. :) What we do from this point forward is just let it be organic. Just let it develop. They have space together, they have access together, and we will just watch how the interactions evolve. Again, they are both being really really good. Ramba is good, she’s curious, you can see a great little cheeky smile on her face, and then she says, OK, I need a minute to adapt to this or to absorb this. And then she walks away. Where Ramba is now, she actually would have an opportunity to meet up with Maia along the common fence, but we haven’t seen Maia anywhere close by, so she has been hanging out in the back of the property totally doing her thing not for any other reason then she wants to be in the back of the property. It’s not like she’s trying to stay away or anything like that. She’s just in her own little space which is beautiful and good. And they’re going to evolve by their choice. ❤️

Publiée par Global Sanctuary for Elephants sur Dimanche 20 octobre 2019
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