Busch Gardens at 7:15am for orientation. We happened to be on the Advocare cleanse at the time, which meant - NO CAFFEINE. It was rough y'all. We met our leader for the day, Nancy, and learned all about elephants.
positive reinforcement training, where the animals are rewarded for good activity vs. punished for bad activity. This means the trainers do not have hand on hand contact with the elephants. After orientation, we saw the amazing structure the elephants are housed in.
|Elephants say bring on the crossfit!|
We placed large piles and single candies along their scavenger hunt. It was amazing watching them pick up one candy at a time.
We finished our day at 3:00pm and the fist thing I said upon getting in the car was, "when can we do this again".
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