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Baby Elephant Wants to Cuddle (Video)

These elephants live at the Patara Elephant Farm in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The happy visitors rave that, “The staff and owners at Patara focus solely on the health care and breeding management for these endangered species and aid the recovery process for elephants injured by mine bombs – tourists come second.

“When we arrived, we really had to work hard and learn what it meant to take care of these amazing creatures. This included feeding the elephants their daily meals, inspecting and squeezing out the water from fresh stool, bathing, scrubbing and washing the elephants in the river, and finally exercising the elephants in the jungle.

“It was at the end of our day which we had the unique opportunity to play with a two month old female calf named Tara. As soon as she heard Arthur calling her, she ran over and cuddled with him non-stop. It was an adorable and unforgettable experience.”

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7:41AM PDT on Jul 12, 2013

Elephants are the best....

2:43AM PDT on Jun 25, 2013

what a funny baby

5:07AM PDT on Jun 12, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

7:48PM PDT on Jun 7, 2013

OMG! How adorable! I would be in heaven to interact lovingly w/ a baby elephant! What a gift to treasure!!!

11:58AM PDT on May 27, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

2:22AM PDT on May 27, 2013

Thanks for sharing ..
This was so sweet, it brightened my morning, making me smile :-) Adorable..

3:59PM PDT on May 26, 2013

Reminds me when my huge dog tries to cuddle with my family and I. Such a cute video!

12:30PM PDT on May 26, 2013

The bigger they are the smaller they think they are!! What a lovely share. TY!!

10:25AM PDT on May 26, 2013

Whooo. I hope she stops when she is an adult... Animals know when we respect them.

5:22AM PDT on May 26, 2013

so adorable-thank you for sharing

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