Baby weighs in at a healthy 220lbs. Jumbo delivery at Whipsnade

What?s going on over there Mum? The world?s so big!
What?s going on over there Mum? The world?s so big!

2008-02-12 - Whipsnade, United Kingdom , Mick King

Elephant keepers at Whipsnade Zoo are celebrating the birth of a second calf to mum Azizah. The male arrived on January 11 at 1.10pm after a short labour in what was the first daytime delivery of an elephant calf at the zoo. He weighed in at a healthy 220lbs and was up on his feet within 20 minutes. Whipsnade press officer, Christine Drabwell, said: "He is now ready to enjoy some time outdoors with his mother, but also likes his daily nap." Keepers had been expecting the birth and were keeping d...

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