Video Moment: Who Says Elephants Can’t Jump? Super Cute Charging Baby Elephant Proves Us Wrong!
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Video Moment: Who Says Elephants Can’t Jump? Super Cute Charging Baby Elephant Proves Us Wrong!

What better way to celebrate the joy of the season on this Christmas Day 2021 than watching this little wild elephant calf just being herself (or himself) and, in the process, providing a chuckle for those in the safari vehicle filming it. There is a warm-up process with trunk swirls and trunk curls taking place … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Three Baby Elephants Are Carried Away Downstream From Their Mothers as Elephant Family Struggles Against Strong River Current in Africa
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Video Moment: Three Baby Elephants Are Carried Away Downstream From Their Mothers as Elephant Family Struggles Against Strong River Current in Africa

Elephant family, including three babies and their mothers, hold steady against the river’s current until one baby elephant is swept away… A Save the Elephants team stands by…   Narrator: “…If they become separated, they could easily drown.” (elephants rumble) Man, Save the Elephants: (pointing from banks of river downstream) ‘Oh my God! One is … Continue reading »

Mamas Are So Important to Us & Elephants – Happy Mothers Day!
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Mamas Are So Important to Us & Elephants – Happy Mothers Day!

“In the wild elephants make some of the most devoted mothers in the animal kingdom. (elephants rumbling) This infant is just a few months old. Its mother constantly stays in close contact, guiding and reassuring her calf. (Mama elephant rumbles) Elephants have the longest gestation of any mammal. This mother carried her baby through 22 … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Drowning Baby Elephant Rescued By Her Quick Thinking Mama  &  Auntie Elephants
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Video Moment : Drowning Baby Elephant Rescued By Her Quick Thinking Mama & Auntie Elephants

It’s touch and go for a little elephant calf as the baby struggles to climb up out of the water; trunks outstretched in an effort to help her. But this African elephant herd does not stand idly by. For Mama elephant and two Aunties soon devise a way to rescue the drowning baby elephant. This … Continue reading »

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 »