Baby Elephant After Being Rescued From a Moat

This poor little 1-month-old baby elephant was rescued from a deep moat surrounding a palm oil plantation in Malaysia. I wouldn’t mind if he came to live in my backyard. No danger of moats there.

Wildlife officials attend to a pygmy elephant calf on Borneo island in Malaysia’s Sabah state. Malaysian wildlife authorities said they had rescued a pygmy elephant calf on Borneo island and expressed hope a planned sanctuary would provide protection for the endangered animals. The male calf, which is less than a month old, was pulled out of a deep moat surrounding a palm oil plantation.

Picture Credit: MALAYSIA WILDLIFE AUTHORITIES, AFP and Getty Images.