Mother and Son ~ from the Elephant Nature preserve in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Nawaan (the pup) is a 3 week old baby elephant that was born in the preserve. His mother was rescued from Cambodia, where land mines had severely damaged her front feet. Mommy and baby are both doing well & this little guy now has a happy childhood
African elephants, Kenya - Elephants are herbivores and they can be found in numerous habitats, including savannas, forests, deserts and marshes, and prefer to stay near water. Elephants are considered to be keystone species due to the impact they have on their environments.