Heartbreaking moment orphaned baby elephant mourns the death of her mother after she was k.i.l.l.e.d by a poacher’s poisoned spear

This is the heartbreaking moment that an orphaned baby elephant mourns the death of her mother after she was ki.l.l.e.d for her ivory tusks by a poacher’s poisoned spear. In the footage, the traumatised animal, named Roi, is seen standing over her mother’s dead body following the brutal raid. Just 24 hours earlier, the endangered […]

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Incredible moment vets save mother elephant’s life in front of her worried calf by jumping up and down on her to give CPR after pulling the pair out of a drain in Thailand

This is the inspiring moment a mother elephant was saved when vets conducted CPR by leaping up and down on her chest as her young daughter watched on. The 10-year-old bull and her baby calf, one, had slipped into a concrete drain amid heavy rain in Nakhon Nayok, central Thailand yesterday afternoon. A storm had made the […]

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Going, going, gone! Heart-warming photos show adorable baby elephant face-planting by the trunk load while learning to walk with his mother

They say elephants never forget. Well for this adorable baby, it’s about time he began remembering how to stay on his feet – as the clumsy boy can’t stop face-planting while he’s trying to walk! The heart-warming yet hilarious moment the three-week-old was trying to struggling to walk was caught on camera in South Africa. Oops: […]

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Incredible moment tiny elephant takes his first tentative steps before tumbling to the ground

A newborn elephant was caught on camera taking his first Bambi-like steps before faceplanting the ground. Wildlife photographer Caroline Deschuymere, from Belgium, spotted the tiny elephant while exploring Mwinilunga Safaris in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe. Caroline was in the camp when she noticed an elephant stumble into the grounds and give birth. Adorable moment baby elephant […]

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Ahead of the herd: Wildlife photographer goes swimming with elephants to capture incredible images

This daring British wildlife photographer is shown taking a dip with a herd of wild elephants, who are crossing a river delta in Zimbabwe. Using a floatation device hidden under his clothes, Chris Weston followed the herd into the tributary of the Zambezi River, capturing images that most wildlife photographers can only dream of. However, the 44-year-old […]

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Stick with us little guy! Adorable orphaned calf whose entire family was killed by lightning strike is taken under the wing of friendly older elephants

Orphaned after a lightning strike killed his parents’ herd, baby African elephant Eliot had a traumatic start to life. But since being rescued on Christmas Day and taken to a sanctuary aged just three days old, he has been helped through the tough times – by two friendly older elephants. Like Eliot, his new playmates Kadiki, aged […]

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