We Love Animals
Animals

Elephant Gives Birth In Middle Of Safari, But Watch Incredible Moment Herd Suddenly Charges In

Giving birth is one of the most incredible moments a mom can ever experience. It’s also one of the most secretive, at least for human moms – they’re always squirreled away in a private hospital room, away from prying eyes.

Usually it’s mom, dad, and random hospital staff that first greet the baby as he or she comes bursting forth into the world. But for wild elephants, it’s an entirely different story. The whole herd is there to say hello to their newest little tribe member!

In this video clip, a group of lucky tourists on safari actually got to witness the intimate meet-and-greet as it unfolded. People go on safari so they can get the chance to observe mother nature up close and personal, so of course there was tons of excitement in their voices when they realize they’re getting exactly what they came to see!

In this real-life nature documentary, a mama elephant is standing out in the middle of the grasslands, and she’s right in the middle of giving birth in the drizzling rain. The rest of her herd is keeping a safe distance, because even in the great outdoors mom still needs some personal space and room to breathe! Then, before you know it, her adorable pipsqueak pops out into the world.

There always comes a moment in a brand new mom’s life where she wants to proudly show off her offspring. In this case, the happy mama didn’t have to wait for very long.

It seemed as if everyone from the baby’s great grandma to his second cousins were there to celebrate! The elephant herd quickly surrounded both mom and the baby calf to ooh and aah over the cutie pie, and congratulate mom on a job well done.

But, sensing that tourists were nearby, the herd also formed a protective barrier around the vulnerable little guy. All the adult elephants were very vocal in letting the humans know that they should stay back – way back!

Elephants are very sensitive and emotional creatures, and it’s very obvious from this footage that they’re just like humans when it comes to welcoming their babies into the world. There’s lots of love and elephant trunk high-fives to go around, but they’re also very protective of their little ones, too.

Watch this video to see an elephant herd greet their newest tribe member.

Related posts

10+ Adorable Photos Of Baby Yak That Can Cheer Anyone Up

Carolyn Mullet

25 Photos Showing That Animals Follow Social Distancing Rules Like Humans

Carolyn Mullet

20 Photos Of Pets That Radiate Happiness, Love, And Sassiness

Carolyn Mullet

A Trio Of Adorable And Playful Baby Bears Spotted Dancing In Finland Forest, Captured By Photographer

Margot Nolan

Smart Little Hummingbird Knows How To Build A Home With A Roof

Carolyn Mullet

Tom And Jerry In Real Life: Mouse Runs Up To A Cat For Cuddles After Being Chased Around

Carolyn Mullet

20+ Hilarious Cat Photos That Are Guaranteed To Brighten Your Day

Carolyn Mullet

Meet Wire-tailed Manakin, A Stunningly Beautiful Tiny Bird With Yellow Face And Belly And Bright Red Crown

Olivia

Valais Blacknose Sheep – The World’s Cutest Sheep That Can Melt Anyone’s Heart

Daniel

Rescued Wild Boar Thinks It Is One Of The Family Dogs, Following Them Everywhere

Margot Nolan

20+ Cute Pics Of Baby Donkeys That Will Melt Your Heart

Carolyn Mullet

Meet Flame-throated Bulbul, A Captivating Bird With Golden Yellow, Fiery Orange, Midnight Black and Olive Green Plumage

Margot Nolan