In a heartwarming scene captured at Kalawewa National Park in central Sri Lanka, a lively young elephant has been spotted engaging in playful antics by climbing onto its larger companion, turning the friend’s back into a whimsical playground.
Photographer Pathum Bandara, who seized the charming moment, expressed, “Baby elephants are known for their playful nature.
While observing a herd of over 200 elephants, I witnessed these two indulging in some delightful mischief.
The little elephant seemed to be attempting a free ride as it comfortably rested on its companion’s back, flashing a cheeky smile in my direction.”
Mr. Bandara, 34, shared his excitement, saying, “Capturing such a clear shot, with the elephants looking straight at the camera, is an honor for me.
The mischievous expression on the young elephant’s face adds a delightful charm to the image.”
This endearing snapshot showcases the joy and camaraderie within the elephant herd, providing a glimpse into the playful side of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
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