Elephants are the largest land mammals on earth. They can weigh up to 6 tons when they reach adulthood, and that’s only 13 years old.
These big beasts don’t stay babies for long at all, which is probably why the young ones are so adorable to begin with.
And what could be cuter than baby elephants? How about a playful baby elephant chasing some birds around?
Lucky enough for man at a nature reserve, this collision of cuteness happened while he had his camera ready.
According to one commenter on Facebook, it’s almost as if you can hear the baby’s mother saying, “Stop running around in circles, you’re going to fall and break your trunk!”
It looks like the petite pachyderm lost a little of her footing near the end of this wildlife romp, but no serious harm was incurred. Nothing that mama elephant can’t take care of with a little ELC.
Watch this elated little elephant frolic in the video below, and let us know if it puts a smile on your face!
Elephants are truly extraordinary creatures; as intelligent as they are massive, and sadly, they’re some of the most threatened animals in the world, as well.
Since 1980, the number of wild elephants in the world has been cut in half, down from about 1.2 million to around 600,000, through poaching and illegal hunts. But you can make a difference by joining the many who are already speaking out against this injustice.
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