18 Baby Elephants That Will Instantly Make You Smile

Elephants are the gentle giants we all know and love - but baby elephants are even better.

Elephants are the gentle giants we all know and love - but baby elephants are even better.

#1

It's time to show some major appreciation to the fuzzy-headed little Dumbo's who will eventually become the mammoths of tomorrow.

It's time to show some major appreciation to the fuzzy-headed little Dumbo's who will eventually become the mammoths of tomorrow.

#2

Elephant babies, or calves, are usually born at about 250 pounds and 3 feet tall.

Elephant babies, or calves, are usually born at about 250 pounds and 3 feet tall.

#3

They're pretty clumsy for about 3 months after they're born, and have hardly any control over their trunks, which they often trip over.

They're pretty clumsy for about 3 months after they're born, and have hardly any control over their trunks, which they often trip over.

#4

As if that doesn't make them enough of a handful, calves usually drink around 3 whole gallons of milk every day, a routine they sometimes keep for up to 10 years.

As if that doesn't make them enough of a handful, calves usually drink around 3 whole gallons of milk every day, a routine they sometimes keep for up to 10 years.

#5

That's a tall order for a mom of any species! While male elephants will grow to leave the herd after 12 years or so, females stay with their families for life - good news for all of the elephant parents who can't bear the thought of their daughters leavin

That's a tall order for a mom of any species! While male elephants will grow to leave the herd after 12 years or so, females stay with their families for life - good news for all of the elephant parents who can't bear the thought of their daughters leavin

#6

#7 Adorable!

#7 Adorable!

#8 Cuteness overload

#8 Cuteness overload

#9 Sibling love

 #9 Sibling love

#10 precious <3

#10 precious <3

#11 cute cute cute !!

#11 cute cute cute !!

#12 Yes darling, you're gorgeous!

#12 Yes darling, you're gorgeous!

#13 Elephant fetch!

#13 Elephant fetch!

#14 Aww, he looks so happy! :D

#14 Aww, he looks so happy! :D

#15 Sexy babe pose

#15 Sexy babe pose

#16 purr, purr

#16 purr, purr

#17 Who knew throwing dirt over your back could be sooo much fun.

#17 Who knew throwing dirt over your back could be sooo much fun.

#18 Stretchhhhhhh

#18 Stretchhhhhhh

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