This is a REAL newborn elephant. It weighs @ pounds and stands 2 feet tall. The mother's gestation period is almost 2 years long. Considering that and how large a grown elephant is, this is a logical size for a newborn.
Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Traditionally, two species are recognized, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan
A teensy hippo calf snuggles up to its mom at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable, England. The five-week-old calf is named Nelly, and enjoys paddling in the water and exploring her environment, according to zookeeper Steve White.