Photos of the New EB Calf

Thu, 2008-02-28 13:40 by cmoss
Elettra with her new calf Elaine, comforting Elettra's new calf

I managed to get some photos of Elettra's calf yesterday when she was three days old. Active and strong, she had some trouble figuring out who her mother was among the 33 other members of the family, but she seems to know what she's doing now. Elettra, at only 12 years old, wasn't sure what she was doing herself but she seems to be getting more and more competent each day. The calf is suckling well. The main allomother is Elaine, Edwina's daughter, and she is seen in one of the photos comforting the calf.

Elettra's calf

Fri, 2008-04-04 15:52 by elephantgirlmarie

She is such a cute baby. Hurray for the EB family and for elephants everywhere!!!!

I must get my eyes checked

Fri, 2008-04-04 06:03 by Pete666

I check this site for new topics each day and completely missed this one. It's nice to see that the latest member of the EB's is doing well.Thanks Cynthia for posting the pics.

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The Latest Addition to the EBs

Fri, 2008-02-29 22:04 by niall anderson

Thank you, Cynthia for uploading the beatiful photographs and for your comments; it's good to hear that the calf is strong. She looks so small - are first calves from young mothers generally smaller at birth than subsequent siblings?

New EB calf

Fri, 2008-02-29 21:13 by Donna

Thanks, Cynthia. She is so precious.

Elettra's Calf

Thu, 2008-02-28 22:18 by msowers

What a beautiful calf! It always amazes me how tiny they really are as newborns. May she grow up to be strong and healthy surrounded by her big, caring family.

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