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You'll Cheer For This Baby Elephant Trying To Take Its First Steps

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Just like human infants, elephants have a hard time taking that first step. This baby elephant in Thailand learned that first-hand.
Though an elephant’s gestation period is about 22 months, newborn babies walk shortly after they are born — a task that can (clearly) be quite daunting.
Chang Mai, Thailand is home to Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary and rescue center that houses dozens of pachyderms. You can see more of the park’s charming residents here: