An elephant never forgets playtime! Amazing pictures show infants wrestling with each other under the watchful eyes of their mother at African wildlife reserve

Keeping control of bustling toddlers when they fight in public is a problem for many mothers.

So give this one thought to this struggling female elephant to keep her calves in the wilderness of Kenya.

The animals were seen jumping over each other and raising their legs before they wandered past Entim Camp in Maasai Mara as their mother watched.

In the end, they were pulled away by the stronger pull of their parent’s trunk.

May the best trunk win: The adorable baby elephants were captured play-fighting as their mother watched on in the Kenyan wild

Wildlife photographer Margot Raggett captured their joy from a nearby safari truck, creating a string of stunning images to be used as part of an anti-poaching campaign.

“They run around like toddlers, lose control and have a great time.” Mrs. Raggett said.

‘While they were chasing and jumping on top of each other, the old elephants seemed to be trying in vain to control them. It is so funny.

Charge: One of the young rams its trunk and nose into the other’s side as they bound around in the wild at the Entim Camp in the Maasai Mara

‘In the end, an elephant decided to come and check out our car and even taunted us at one point, trying to make it look bigger than it was!

‘The innocence and playfulness of baby elephants can provide hours of entertainment and joy.’

The elephants bounded around in the wild
Letting outcries of excitement, they continued their play
Catch me if you can: One of the elephants starts running away from the rest of the animals in the Maasai Mara in Kenya. The collection of photographs will be used as part of an anti-poaching campaign in Kenya
Body slam: Despite their mother’s efforts, the young continue their play-time, smashing in to one another in the hope of victory
‘Settle down’: Two adult elephants from the babies’ herd approach them to try to calm the boisterous animals down as they continue to play
Enough’s enough: The two young place their heads together to continue the fun before their mother steps in to break up their embrace
Not so fast: One of the young tries to make a quick escape from the adults’ rule but is swiftly picked up by its tail.
Fun’s over: After settling down the herd continues on its jaunt through the wild. Photographer Margot Ragett said watching the animals play could bring hours of entertainment

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