Elephant mother shown hitting out at naughty jealous calf

Harmattan, Buster and Breeze, with Buster clearly trying to come between Breeze and Harmattan
Harmattan, Buster and Breeze, with Buster clearly trying to come between Breeze and Harmattan

2009-01-17 - Nairobi, Kenya , Mike Pflanz

A female elephant is seen shoving her naughty son with her tusks for being mean to his little sister in extraordinary new BBC documentary footage showing behaviour never before witnessed. The everyday tale of family jealousy was captured on camera by a team of animal experts filming elephants in Kenya for a new documentary to be shown on the BBC tonight. The matriarch of the herd Harbattan had lost a calf soon after the birth and her only other son Buster had reached the age of six with no sibli...

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