Unlikely Friends! Baby Elephant Has a Ball Playing With Flock of Birds

An adorable newborn elephant had some fun playing with some low-flying swallows at Kruger National Park in South Africa.

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The elephant chased them down the street and into a park area before returning to his parents.

The little calf looked like he was having a ball running after the swallows flying above its head.

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Latest Sightings posted the video on YouTube with the timely caption: “With this week being so sad after the loss of a great animal, Cecil the lion, we thought we would cheer everyone up with a video that will make you cry of happiness, rather than sadness.”

Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and has more species of large mammals than any other African game reserve. If you want to stay up to date on all the action, follow @latestkruger on Instagram.

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