Tuesday, July 7, 2009

It's a girl!

Peekaboo! The newest member of Hagenbeck's elephant herd, a little girl born last Friday, as yet unnamed.

She was four days old when the photos were taken.

I think that she's already very adept at using her trunk.

having a drink

itchy nose :)


photos were taken at Hagenbecks Tierpark, published with kind permission.


Tranquility said...

Those are so ADORABLE!! I love baby elephants (well, all elephants really).

Marja said...

oh she is so gorgeous What a great pictures

R.Ramakrishnan said...

Namaste & Greetings from Coimbatore, India.I chanced to read your blog and saw the astounding awesome amazing unbelievable photographs of the baby elephant. Every birth is a great miracle of nature
Looks like an Asian elephant brought into Germany. Am I right?
Please feel free to read my blog & comment.

Bye & Dhanyavad


Dirk said...

Oh so cute! There was also one born a month ago in the zoo in Antwerp, Belgium

Marie Reed said...

4 days old!! awwww! Welcome to the world you beautiful nameless cutie!

Snap said...

I love elephants. The new baby is a little doll. Great series. Thank you!

Martha in PA said...

What a wonderful series of photos, thanks for sharing!

Camera Critters

koala said...

OMG! Cutest "little" one ever. Funny how she's so hairy.

Mara said...

Oooooh, she is so cute! And the photos are beautiful

Joy said...

Bless her heart. :o)

Sue said...

Great shots! What a cute baby elephant.

Tulip said...

aw what a cutie elephant. she's so sweet and adorable.


Manz said...

She is doing really well... us humans are nowhere near walking at 4 days old ;)

Love all the photos. So pleased you were given permission to publish them so we could enjoy them.

mimi said...

what a gorgeous sweet days old elephant.

Carla said...

Goodness these are wonderful!! Will her eyes stay that color? Just precious:)

Anya said...

Soooooooo sweet and cute :)
Lovely pictures ^__^

Dina said...

What a precious little baby!

Babooshka said...

Absolutely adorable.

Brooke said...

Oh my goodness... that big at 4 days old? Well, she's got a lot of growing still to do. Adorable shots!