Viral: Baby elephant enjoys bathing in a river as mom keeps a close watch
New Delhi, June 18: Elephant calves, enjoy playing in water. An adorable video of a baby elephant enjoying bathing in the river has gone viral and winning the hearts of netizens.
In the 2 minutes 20 seconds viral video, two elephants and a calf can be seen standing on the bank of a river. While elephant calf decides to take a dip in the water, an alert mom keep a close watch.
Elephant moms are always extra cautious wrt to their calf. They never let them alone unless she is confident that the environment is safe. Lovely video to watch and understand their behaviour.— Sudha Ramen IFS 🇮🇳 (@SudhaRamenIFS) June 17, 2021
Video via @natrajbaipic.twitter.com/mttAz84B0m
Sudha Ramen, Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer shared the cute video on twitter, captioned, "Elephant moms are always extra cautious wrt to their calf. They never let them alone unless she is confident that the environment is safe. Lovely video to watch and understand their behaviour. (sic)
The maternal bond between mother and baby elephants is second to none in the animal kingdom. Elephant mothers carry their babies for nearly two years before giving birth, teach their children the skills to lead the herd during hard times.
Wonderfully said, a mom’s alertness and the kid’s blind braveness well captured— SriRam-#AK4TN-#BJP4TN (@shrewdbird) June 17, 2021
Elephant moms are alway extra cautious wrt to their calf?Very True,that's beauty of mother,that's why mother can bring up her child very well. Nature is kind & intelligent. It doesn't want life so precious to go in waste. So mother,with love,care,nourishment, protection is there!— Subhash (@Subhash54150981) June 17, 2021
Brilliant footage, reminded me of the fantastic movie called "Hatari" will watch it over dinner tonight!— Ramesh (@ninearches1) June 17, 2021
❤️ Far far better than techie mom's who leave kids in a play home or coding classes— Abhi (@Abhi25563408) June 18, 2021