Delightful Video: Make Your Day-O, Is This Baby Elephant Really Throwing a Tantrum or Just Enjoying the Calypso Song Like the Rest of Us?
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Delightful Video: Make Your Day-O, Is This Baby Elephant Really Throwing a Tantrum or Just Enjoying the Calypso Song Like the Rest of Us?

Sometimes all you need to brighten your day is a baby elephant video. This little African elephant seems to be getting in a really good scratch and then, as she rolls to the ground, a good kick of her legs in the air as she then tumbles off the edge of the grass at the … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Wee Newborn African Elephant Takes First “Bambi-Like” Steps
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Video Moment : Wee Newborn African Elephant Takes First “Bambi-Like” Steps

Newborn baby elephant On wobbly feet this wee one may look fragile but with encouragement from her elephant herd she takes her first baby elephant steps toward mama’s comforting side, ever determined, even after a couple of tumbles, to complete the task at hand. Whilst doing trunk twirls, maybe thinking her way through, or just … Continue reading »

Caught on Video: Pachyderm CPR Rescue in Thailand Still Stands as Paramedic’s Sole Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success Story
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Caught on Video: Pachyderm CPR Rescue in Thailand Still Stands as Paramedic’s Sole Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success Story

Crossing a dark road near Bangkok, Thailand can be hazardous (well, to anyone for that matter). Especially for a baby elephant who apparently lagged behind her herd and was then struck by a motorcycle,* knocked almost unconscious (having a weakened pulse), flat to the ground. Fortunately an off-duty paramedic responded to the scene and, with … Continue reading »

Video Moment: “One is Sleeping” :  Sri Lanka Celebrates Summer Birth of Rare Twin Elephant Calves
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Video Moment: “One is Sleeping” : Sri Lanka Celebrates Summer Birth of Rare Twin Elephant Calves

Sleepy girl* awakens and becomes camera shy as she takes a back step around her twin to get closer to mama. Amazing close range video of rare twin elephant calves in Sri Lanka. Watch YouTube Video  “twin baby elephants. Minheriya National Park. Sri Lanka”  by Nilkamal Weerasooria *Forgive us if we mistook this sweet baby … Continue reading »

Video Moment :  I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India
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Video Moment : I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India

How many elephants does it take to lift a baby elephant over a concrete barrier placed alongside a road? Just one actually and it was a snap for the Mama elephant who gently takes her trunk and scoops her baby up and over after the elephant calf was unable to make the climb on her … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back:  Five Days Old Baby Elephant Rescued from Muddy Pond
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Five Days Old Baby Elephant Rescued from Muddy Pond

Elephants Need US Amboseli National Park has served as an oasis for African elephants for decades. And humans have always played a role in the safety of our elephants there, whether it has been through the watchful eyes of the Maasai people (helping to keep poachers at bay), or through the ongoing presence of tourists … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 4
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Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 4

“A baby elephant in danger struggles to keep up with his mother as a human lends a helping hand. The future of elephants is in our hands.” Watch as a baby elephant, in imminent danger of succumbing to over exertion and a lack of food and water, gets encouragement from Mike to follow his mama … Continue reading »

Video Moment : “Baby Elephant’s First Water” from  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 1
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Video Moment : “Baby Elephant’s First Water” from The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 1

“Traversing the elephant highways of the Kalahari Desert is thirsty work, especially for this hour-old elephant calf on his first ever trip to water” Watch as a newborn elephant instinctively follows his elephant herd and elephant mama to discover a wonderland of water holes, his first discovery of them. And not without taking a tumble … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Are You My Mother?  Orphaned Baby Elephant Takes Comfort By Laying Her Head on Her Rescuer’s Lap as She is Abandoned By Her Elephant Herd a Second Time
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Video Moment : Are You My Mother? Orphaned Baby Elephant Takes Comfort By Laying Her Head on Her Rescuer’s Lap as She is Abandoned By Her Elephant Herd a Second Time

Rescuer’s Tried To Reunite Baby Elephant With Her Wild Elephant Family It was 4 April 2019 when a baby elephant, who came to be known as Chabakeaw, was discovered in Bueng Kan,Thailand  all alone and stuck in a mud hole. From the moment of her rescue she was taken in and “hand-reared” by the wild … Continue reading »

Feisty Little Gawa Turns Three!  On the Day of Her Birth Baby Elephant Became the 22nd Known Wild Born Baby Born to Ex-Orphans of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Feisty Little Gawa Turns Three! On the Day of Her Birth Baby Elephant Became the 22nd Known Wild Born Baby Born to Ex-Orphans of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Feisty Little Elephant Just like her mama (Galana) before her, Gawa the elephant’s “feisty spirit” drives her ambition as she contemplates her most intimidating stance in preparation for her mock charge. When you’re still a little squirt any talents one has should be used to one’s advantage. Don’t you think?  See Gawa with “her enchanting … Continue reading »