Elephants are adorable creatures and more so their babies. Below we have compiled a list of pictures of cute baby elephants having fun.
The baby elephant when born is covered with black fur and and weighs about 120 to 130 kg. His height is from 85 cm to 1 meter
Baby elephants feeds on their mother’s milk until they reach the age of two years. They suck with their mouths.
Baby elephants get confused about their trunks. They like to swing them to and fro and even sometimes step on them.
Baby elephants suck their trunk just as a baby would suck its thumb.
When they reach 6 to 8 months, they begin learning to use their trunk to eat and drink.
Interestingly, about 99% of calves are born at night
Baby elephants normally can’t see very well at first, but they can recognize their mothers by touch, scent, and sound.
The only predators who can kill the little ones are lions or hyenas
Did you know adult elephants dont lie down to sleep because of the excellent support their very straight legs give them?
Calves drink about 3 gallons of milk a day