7 Baby Elephants That Will Melt Your Heart

Watch out Dumbo, these little guys are stealing hearts everywhere!

1. Right Here Seems Like a Great Place To Sit

Is it ever so hot that sitting in water is the best feeling ever? That’s what this young elephant is doing! Elephants love to stay cool, often using their trunks to give themselves showers.

 

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2. Just Catching Some Rays in the Sun

It’s beach season so you know that what means… getting your tan on. Just make sure you’ve got sunscreen on! Elephants are incredibly smart and have incredibly memories. It’s this little guy’s first time at the beach, and one he will never forget!

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3. I Want to Travel the World!

Okay, so we know this isn’t really a globe, but the point is you can find elephants in a lot of different places on earth. Everywhere from India to Africa, and at zoos across the world, elephants are quite often the favorite animal of people.

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4. Making Some Friends With The Locals!

Elephants are said to be incredibly nice and outgoing. They develop great relationships with both humans and other animals, so it’s no surprise to see elephants have some friends!

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5. Getting that Daily Exercise in!

We all know the joke that elephants can’t jump… but did you know they can swim and run! Who knew right?! Even though they are a HUGE land animal species, they still have the power to get around quickly! Baby elephants running might just be one of the cutest things ever.

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6. Momma Said Stay Nearby

The bond between a baby elephant and their mother is incredibly strong. Herds of elephants are even known to all protect the little guys from danger, which could be leading them away from dangerous areas, or even attacking predators that are threatening. All for one, one for all!

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7. Kicking Around the Ball

Elephants can be quite playful. When they grow large, they obviously can’t move around as much, but when they’re young they love to go around and play with everything. This baby elephant wants to be on the World Cup team!

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 Bonus Video: Check out this little elephant accidentally step on his own trunk!