A baby elephant rescued from a riding camp and now residing at Thailand’s Elephant Nature Park apparently loves to chase birds.
The accompanying footage shows Baby Wan Mai – whose name translates to New Day or New Beginning – sloshing across a sodden field in pursuit of small birds. (The footage is best-viewed in full screen with volume.)
Baby Wan Mai was born premature and tiny. She was rescued along with her mother, Mae Mai, by Elephant Nature Park founder Lek Chailert.
As viewers can see, Baby Wan Mai is now a robust 1-year-old enjoying a carefree existence in which each day calls for new discoveries.