Adorable Baby Elephant Practices Charging Skills in Heartwarming Video

In a heartwarming and cute video that has taken social media by storm, a baby elephant is seen practicing its charging technique, preparing for its future as a strong and mighty adult.

Zander and Stefni Rautenbach, a photography duo on vacation in the renowned Kruger National Park in the northeast corner of South Africa, filmed the delightful clip.

Watch the video at the end.


This vast reserve is famous for its diverse wildlife, including giraffes, zebras, and the “Big Five” (lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and African buffalos).

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While enjoying their holiday, the Rautenbach family encountered a unique and adorable sight. Zander explained on their YouTube page that they often find themselves in what they humorously call an “elephant roadblock.”

On this occasion, they patiently waited for a herd of elephants when they spotted the young elephant practicing its charging skills. Impressed by the little one’s determination, they began filming the heartwarming moment.


The short yet captivating video shows the baby elephant frolicking around while cars wait patiently nearby. At first, it seems unsure of its target, but soon it sets its sights on a pile of poop, ready to take on this suitable opponent.

This Adorable Video Shows A Baby Elephant Practicing Charges

In a classic display of youthful exuberance, the baby elephant charges toward the pile, creating a mess, and quickly scampers away from the scene.

The video has touched the hearts of animal lovers across the internet, capturing the innocence and curiosity of young wildlife.


It serves as a reminder of the wonder and joy that nature provides, even in the simplest and smallest of moments.

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