This is the moment a baby elephant clumsily took a tumble as he rushed to catch up with his mother when she crosses the road.
A cute baby calf had walked with his mother in the bush at the Idube Game Reserve in South Africa.
As the couple crossed a road, the mom confidently walked forward.
Careful! A clumsy elephant takes a tumble as he rushes to catch up with his mother as she crosses the road
But when the baby elephant rushed to catch up with her, he appeared to get his leg entangled in the grass.
The clumsy boy tripped as he walked down the street and tried to regain his balance.
He eventually tumbled and landed – trunk first – down in the mud.
The cute calf had been taking a stroll through the bush with his mother at Idube Game Reserve in South Africa
But when the baby elephant rushed to catch her up he appeared to get his leg caught in the grass
The clumsy little one stumbled as he stepped down onto the path, eventually losing his balance altogether
The young elephant eventually fell over and landed – trunk first – down in the mud
Fortunately, the baby elephant was not in.jur.ed but his pride and quickly stood up again.
Noticing the calf’s clumsy fall, the mother elephant, carrying a large tree branch in her trunk, stopped her next march and turned back to check on her baby.
After giving him a once over, the pair disappeared into the bush.
The incredible moment was captured by reserve ranger and wildlife filmmaker Rob Vamplew, known as Rob the Ranger.
Luckily he did not appear to hurt anything but his pride and was quickly back on his feet
Noticing her clumsy calf’s fall, the mother elephant, who was carrying a huge tree branch in her trunk, had halted her onward march
The giant African elephant went back to her baby to make sure he was ok after his trip
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