Sandy arrived in September 2000 along with her two brothers when she was only eight weeks old. Their mother had been shot in a game camp and they had been captured when aged just four weeks. in 2001 her brothers went to the White Oak Conservation Centre in Florida, USA. Sandy is closely bonded with her adopted sisters Dusty and Blondi who arrived at CCF around the same time.
Sandy, unlike her coalition-mates Dusty and Blondi, Sandy will shyly try to avoid the spotlight, which is hard, as she is one of the main attractions at the CCF Centre.