Watch This Newborn Baby Elephant’s Adorable Struggle to Stand Up for the First Time

This heartwarming video shows a newborn elephant’s determined attempts to stand up and walk just moments after its birth.

Captured in Northern Botswana by wildlife photographer Grant Atkinson, the footage features the baby elephant’s continuous effort to find its footing despite its challenges.

With gentle assistance from its mother’s trunk, the little elephant stands briefly before tumbling back onto the ground.

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Atkinson, who stumbled upon the pair of elephants shortly after the baby’s birth, recalled the mother’s efforts to encourage her baby.

Baby Elephant Cant Find Its Feet – Seconds After Birth
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She threw dust, possibly to mask the post-birth blood, and patiently tried to help her calf stand up.

Despite multiple attempts, the baby elephant’s perseverance paid off as it finally stood, only to fall down again.

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This adorable scene demonstrates the strength and determination of these gentle giants from the very beginning of their lives.

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