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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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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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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An elephant never forgets playtime! Amazing pictures show infants wrestling with each other under the watchful eyes of their mother at African wildlife reserve

Keeping control of boisterous toddlers as they play-fight in public is an enduring problem for many mothers.  So spare a thought for this female elephant struggling to keep her brood in one piece in the Kenyan wild.  The animals were seen jumping over one another and raising their front legs as they wandered through the […]

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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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Pack it in, you two! Elephant breaks up play-fighting calves by nudging them with his trunk at Kruger National Park

Adorable video footage shows the moment an older elephant tries to break up a scuffle between two baby elephants. The cute scene was caught by couple Michelle Broadhurst and Jacques Joubert while they were on safari at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The footage shows the two boisterous babies tumble and rolling over each other in […]

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