Elephants have an undeniable charm that makes them irresistibly cute – especially when they’re playing. These magnificent creatures, renowned for their immense size and strength, reveal a remarkably tender side when they frolic and interact with one another. As some of the largest (and most adorable) animals on the planet, it’s no wonder that people love watching them as they play, even if it’s in some messy situations!
1. Elephant Mud Bath!
At Elephant Nature Park, the staff knows just how much their elephants love mud bathing. So, they are sure to make a few mud pits for their largest residents to cool off.
2. Sand Play
These baby elephants are looking for a way to cool off in the Serengeti. Luckily, their mom knows the perfect trick — getting deep in the sand and digging for water.
3. First Bath
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This elephant calf is only a few days old but is already ready for her first bath ever. Her “nanny” elephants all help her in. But, she doesn’t realize just how difficult it will be to get out!
4. Baby Elephant Plays in the Muds
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This baby elephant at Pridelands is having great fun playing in the mud. But, they seem to be getting themselves in a bit of trouble, getting stuck while they play!
5. Mud Slide
These silly baby elephants are best friends! Naturally, they love to play together in the mud.
These elephants show us that even when life gets a little muddy, you can still have fun! From beaches to mud pits, they truly know how to have a great time.
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This article by Trinity Sparke was first published by One Green Planet on 24 October 2023. Image Credit :Tayba/Shutterstock.