African elephants and the elephant calf, Tanzania, Africa
Its not just the mother that looks after the baby elephant.. Other female elephants in the herd are care for him and gives him a loving nudge of their trunk in the right direction. The baby elephant needs the help of not just the mother but the others in the herd to be able to survive in the wild. It is only four percent of the adult female elephants weight and only two percent of the weight of an adult male elephant. This baby in the picture look just a few weeks old.