Now this elephant’s an adorable one!
Meet the elephant, which is one of the most easily recognizable and prominent animals that exist worldwide. Both African elephants and Asian elephants have been nicknamed the ‘gentle giants’. Many of them are kept in zoos, while others remain in their natural habitats. Elephants are highly social animals which tend to live and move around from place to place in large groups, or a herd. They are known for their ability to stay within family-oriented groups for most of their lives but never stray far from their own mothers.
Their offspring, young baby elephants, are also highly evolved and one of the most advanced species regarding their new born capabilities and intelligence. One baby elephant, often referred to a calf, weighs around 200 lbs / 91 kg. It stands about 3 feet / 1 metre tall! They are able to recognize their mothers by touch, scent, and sound. For the first few months, the babies stay very close to their mothers for food, warmth and support. While infants are most dependent on mothers, they may throw quite the kiddish tantrum from time to time – just like how this baby elephant did.
Watch the adorable scene unfold in the video below!
It clearly did not want to bath time to end, despite its mother declaring it as so! Its mother remains patient with it, however – guiding her calf back onto dry land each time her young revisits the pool of water! Looks like this is one water-loving elephant calf! How adorable is it?
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