Heart-stopping moment four-day-old elephant calf narrowly misses being k.i.c.k.e.d by her 11.5 ton brother

A baby elephant nearly got k.i.c.k.e.d by her 11.5-ton brother in a frightening moment on last night’s BBC’s Animal Babies: First Year on Earth. Safina, who is only four days old, and has been born to mother Cyclone, in Kenya, starts to get her footing and explore her surroundings, but as she does she gets […]

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Hero herd to the rescue! Elephant calf is rescued by its elders as lions try to bring it down

The impressive moment a herd of elephants club together to save one of their young calves from hungry lionesses has been caught on camera in Botswana. Photographs were taken by British photographer James Gifford show one lioness stalking the small elephant before leaping onto its back in Chobe National Park. But she wasn’t strong enough […]

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It’s not easy being this small! Moment elephant calf gets stuck as she tries to climb over fallen tree while walking with his family

This is the adorable moment a baby elephant and its family walk through an area cleared by lumberjacks. The incident happened in Chowkham village, in northeast India, on Monday afternoon. Locals said the young elephant is called Phantom, while its mother is Maruti and the second adult is seven-year-old Babulal. Phantom the elephant was filmed […]

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Elephant calf clambers out of 25ft-deep well after rescuers pump in water to float it to the top and dig an exit ramp in ingenious two-hour operation

This is the spectacular moment an ambitious rescue mission to save a baby elephant from a 25ft-deep well is finally pulled off. After the calf accidentally plunged down the waterhole in Jharkhand, eastern India, locals hatched an ingenious plan to save it. For two hours, they pumped gallons of water to float the elephant to […]

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