The mother and baby clearly enjoyed having a good wallow and got excited when their caregivers dowsed them with a hose. Normally their skin is reddish-brown, but they turn pale pink when wet. They also have beautiful eyelashes and toenails.
Despite their unusual appearance, the rare jumbos, officially known as white elephants, are not a species distinct from grey elephants nor are they albino.
The animals are treasured in Buddhist countries, where their appearance is believed to bring good fortune and can herald political change.
And in Burma, after decades of military rule, the political change appears to be slowly taking place with the liberation of iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi last year and elections due to take place in the capital this weekend.