Video: 1 Week Old Baby Elephant Can’t Figure Out The Bathtub. The Results Are Priceless!

The Asian Elephant has been worshipped and treated as sacred for centuries.   It is the largest terrestrial animal in Asia.  For the most part, the Asian elephant is smaller than the African Elephant. Their ears are also much smaller than the African elephant. The Asian elephant is extremely smart and self-aware. They have a large neocortex in their brain which they share with other intelligent animals such as dolphins, apes and humans.

They have cognitive abilities for tool use and tool making.  They exhibit a wide variety of behaviors, including those associated with grief, learning, allomothering, mimicry, play, altruism, use of tools, compassion, cooperation, self-awareness, memory, and language.  Source: Wikipedia

The Asian Elephant is on the endangered species list.  Poachers have been hunting them for their ivory for years and it is still a wide spread problem.  It is very important that conservation efforts are maintained so that we don’t lose this majestic creature to extinction.  We must protect them.  You can help by not buying ivory products. You can also Adopt an elephant: WWF-US & International | WWF-UK | WWF-Canada.  Also you can spread the word through your social media communities and raise awareness.

Meet Double Trouble the most adorable baby elephant who just can’t seem to figure out this whole bathing thing. He clumsily flips, tumbles, spins and flops around in the water as he tries to figure out what this strange water apparatus is. Nothing in the world can really make you feel better than a happy baby elephant. The video was filmed at Elephantstay, which is a non-profit Elephant Rescue Sanctuary and Education Center in Thailand.

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