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Cute Lovable Baby Elephant Videos To Share With Your Kids, Grandkids or Class

Updated on July 23, 2016

Cute Funny Animal Videos You Will Love!

Need a laugh or a smile? You've gotta see these natural comedians of the animal world. No human intervention or tricks; just comically cute and lovable baby elephants doing things human babies might do if they had four legs, a trunk and weighed 250 lbs. The youngest appears to be about a day old and the oldest, perhaps two weeks (I'm guessing). If you like funny animal videos, you'll love these. It's not just the way these adorable little pachyderms look; it's what they DO that makes these videos so entertaining and so much fun! If you enjoy the sound of children's laughter, watch them with your kids or grandkids. Ask 'em if the little pest in the 5th video down reminds them of anyone they know. When I'm having a lousy day, I remember these clips, and I've gotta smile. It's true! Email to cheer up a friend.

Elephants are highly intelligent and social animals as you'll see. Babies are doted upon not only by their elephant moms, but by other females too; grandmothers, aunts, and younger females who have not yet given birth. In many ways, they mirror human families. Watch these cute baby elephant videos and see if you don't find yourself Ooh-ing and aw-ing, AND chuckling out loud. Again, if you enjoy funny animal videos, you'll find few funnier than these! And such SWEET animals, too! Know someone who's been down lately? Or recovering from an illness? Perhaps still in the hospital? Send this link to anyone who needs cheering up. These will do the trick. Guaranteed!

Cute Baby Elephant Getting To Know His Nose - Super Cute Animal Video!

The cute baby elephant in this funny vid, perhaps no more than a few hours old, takes his first tentative steps and is having more than a little trouble getting acquainted with his own trunk. He's not quite sure what to make of it and seems on the verge of tripping over it! If you know someone who's feeling a little down, maybe got a case of the flu, you've gotta show that person this cute funny animal video! Got little kids or perhaps a niece, nephew, granddaughter or grandson who loves to laugh? Watch it with them and listen to the laughter! They'll want to play it again and again. I must've watched it a dozen times so far.

Cute Baby Elephant's First Steps

Cute Funny Baby Elephant Sneezes - Gesundheit!

This little guy seems to get a trunkful of something disagreeable as he walks along a dusty tract with his mom. Watch what happens and causes him to run to her for protection. If you like cute animal videos, you'll love this one; completely natural and unrehearsed. He lags behind to check out the crowd of admirers, but watch his little legs when the unexpected happens! As with the other humorous videos on this lens, sharing this one with kids or grandkids will brighten your day...that is, if you enjoy the laughter of children.

Baby Elephant Sneezes; Scares Himself

Rambunctious Cute Funny Baby Elephant - Month Old Calf Having A Ball

A very energetic, super playful, one-month-old baby elephant tears around her "neighborhood" under the watchful eye of her mother. She's into a little of everything, even enjoying an afternoon mudbath with mom. If you like cute animal vids, this one should leave you chuckling out loud! And remember, no humans are involved. If you have kids, or if you teach school to a classroom full of children, you might want to share a giggle with them by viewing this video together.


Cute Baby Elephant's First Time At The Beach!

Cute Baby Elephant Frolics In The Ocean

I swear, this little guy is smiling as he runs into the waves…then retreats…then does it again! And watch him dive!

First Trip To The Beach!

Brawn AND Brains!

With brains similar in structure to those of human beings, exhibiting a wide range of emotions, including grief, love, compassion, and altruism, and behaviors such as mimicry and "clowning" for their own amusement and amusement of others, pachyderms are also the only species other than Man to exhibit certain rituals when members of the family die. You can read more about fascinating elephant behavior, HERE

Learn More About Elephants! - Kindle Books Your Entire Family Will Love!

You've read the lens, you've watched all the baby elephant videos; now, you're ready to run out and hug the nearest pachyderm you can find! Easier said than done! But you can certainly read more about these wonderful animals. And when you've learned more about them, you may even be tempted to hop on a plane to Africa and watch them in person in the wild. More about how you can do that, further down this lens. For now check out what has to offer, below.

Playful Cute Baby Demands Attention

Scram Kid!

Cute baby elephant, in search of a piggyback ride, won’t let Mom rest and can’t take a hint, either! Have you ever had one of these days? The way he relentlessly pesters his mom, just like a human toddler might, makes this one of the cutest animals videos on YouTube. No tricks; just a little fella demanding Mom’s undivided attention. This might be the cutest funniest video of them all!

Funny Baby Demands Attention

Cute Baby Elephant Wants To Wrestle

Cuddle Up!

This cute little guy loves to cuddle, but probably doesn’t know his own strength…or weight. Would you wrestle a baby elephant…even one as cute and cuddly as this one?

Baby Elephant Loves To Cuddle and Wrestle With Man

Which video did you enjoy most?

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Did You Laugh? - Would This Hub Cheer Up Someone You Know?

Would you agree that these are some of the cutest baby animal videos you've ever seen? Of all these cute baby elephant videos, which one made you laugh the loudest or smile the hardest?

Family Tree

The Wooly Mammoth

Using DNA extracted from the remains of Wooly Mammoths long-buried, but well preserved, in the Siberian permafrost, scientists have been able to piece together a family tree which shows a somewhat closer connection between Mammoths and Asian Elephants than with the African variety, though all are indeed related. Mammoths and the African variety are thought to have diverged about 6 million years ago. But the Asian branch split from the ancient species a mere 5 million 6 hundred thousand years ago; a "blink of an eye in geologic time" as National Geographic puts it.

A fullgrown male Mammoth would've stood almost 11 feet tall at the shoulder and weighed about 6 tons with tusks about 7 feet long. It's estimated he would've consumed about 300 lbs of vegetation per day. Mammoths became extinct, about 10,000 years ago, it is thought, as a result of hunting by Man, disease, climatic changes, or a combination of these factors.

Image courtesy of Flying Puffin under Creative Common licensing.

Your Basic Elephant Quiz

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If you had the acreage, would you consider owning a cute baby elephant? Remember, they do grow up to be adults! Or would you prefer to visit, and perhaps even help to fund, an elephant orphanage? If so, you might wish to explore the following websites to learn more:

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

Jumbo Foundation Elephant Orphanage

You're welcome to comment on what you've seen here. Would these cute funny animal videos cheer up someone you know? Please feel free to email the link to anyone you know who could use a good laugh!

What Are Your Thoughts On Elephants, In General - And Baby Elephants, In Particular?

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      Fay Favored 

      4 years ago from USA

      I watched all the videos. They are so precious. Another one I like is where a baby elephant tries to wake up a dog but can't. So cute.

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      Thomas F. Wuthrich 

      4 years ago from Michigan

      Thank you,TolovajWordsmith. I agree. And the fact that they're not being coaxed by humans (except perhaps a bit in the last vid) makes them especially enjoyable.

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      Thomas F. Wuthrich 

      4 years ago from Michigan

      Thanks for stopping by and for your comments, Word55. Much appreciated!

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      Thomas F. Wuthrich 

      4 years ago from Michigan

      Glad you enjoyed these, OldiesMusic. I think I've probably watched each at least a dozen times. I half-wonder if these "little" gals and guys know how cute they're being.

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 

      4 years ago from Ljubljana

      They may say small is beautiful, but it seems big is cute as well:) Lovely selection!

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      Al Wordlaw 

      4 years ago from Chicago

      It was fun to see the various videos. Thanks for sharing.

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      4 years ago from United States

      Baby elephants and human kids aren't too different from each other, attitude-wise. They can be really playful and demand attention. And they both enjoy the water (and mud as well)! Hehehe. So adorable... :)

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      Thomas F. Wuthrich 

      4 years ago from Michigan

      Hi Nancy...I'm just seeing your comment now. Thank you! Fortunately, I did work on that lens...I mean, PAGE...last night. I was at first confused about the number of videos we are allowed to post. So, I deleted everything but two baby elephant vids. Then I found some old comments from HP users who said five was a good number to shoot for. I think I posted six. But, so far, it looks like that is acceptable. I had done the same thing (deleted videos) on my Uillean Pipes page...and then had to go and repost those, as well. Thanks, again!

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      4 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Thomas, your videos are missing. In the transfer from Squidoo, that happened to a lot of videos. But I love the story, because elephants are one of my favorite animals. It's sad to know that they are killed for their tusks, and the body left to rot. Their relatives will mourn over the bones.

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      Linda Jo Martin 

      5 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      Adorable! I didn't know baby elephants were so much fun to watch.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 

      5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      my youngest son will like this lens :)

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      5 years ago

      Others need to smile too...FB liked and added to my elephants painting with a bunch under the guest book...thanks for the smiles!

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      5 years ago

      Forgot to mentions that all your videos are working just fine and have escaped the crazy bug so far....cross your fingers and toes! I've had to remove some with the bug.

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      5 years ago

      I'm thinking elephants don't have problems with getting water up their noses...that one is a real water baby for sure! Each video is a delight and I think I needed a delight break because I'm smiling on the inside right now....thanks to you...glad your title caught my eye!

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      Linda Hoxie 

      5 years ago from Idaho

      Oh my goodness, you picked such adorable baby elephant videos! I think I could watch these babies all day. I really should have worked in a Zoo! Great lens, I really enjoyed it. I loved your story about hunting varmints and coming almost face to face with the bobcat. Priceless!

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      5 years ago

      There is nothing cuter than a baby elephant. Nothing.

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      5 years ago

      Ohhhh, what a precious lens, Tom! Thanks a lot for sharing it with me! The super cute videos definitely cheer me up~! ((Can't believe baby elephants weigh that much at birth, whoa....))

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      5 years ago

      very cute baby elephants

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      5 years ago

      Cute, cute, cute! Too bad elephants are endangered.

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      5 years ago

      Such cute videos! The sneezing baby elephant reminds me of one of my cats. She scares herself easily! Great lens!

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      5 years ago

      4 on the quiz - not bad

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      5 years ago

      Lovely videos! Great lens Tom! :)

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      5 years ago

      Loved the videos! Those elephants are so sensitive and funny :)

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      5 years ago

      I thoroughly enjoyed the baby elephant videos! Great job!

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      5 years ago

      Baby elephants are so cute and fun to watch! Great page!

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      5 years ago

      Great elephant videos! I loved this last one and I would really enjoy rough-housing with a little elephant. That would be extraordinary. The video with the newborn had some very interesting information also. Fun page..!


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