In the Moscow zoo was born calf of an Asian elephant weighing about 90 pounds. It is reported online edition m24.ru.
The baby elephant is fed milk and most of the time is with the mother. His parents, 36-year-old elephant Pipita and 37-year-old elephant Pamir.
Zoo staff say that a newborn is different playful character. “His favorite pastime — trunk to lift the stick or throw the grass,” said the “360” in the press service of the institution.
In the Moscow zoo is home to four Asian elephants. The life span of these animals is up to 80 years. The female can give birth to babies up to 50 years.