Rare Indian Elephant baby born in Ostrava zoo celebrates one-month anniversary

The biggest attraction of the Ostrava zoo, an Indian Elephant baby, is celebrating its one-month anniversary today. According to employees of the zoo, the baby has not yet been given a name by its sponsor, but is in good health and well cared for by its mother. It is only the second elephant baby to be born in a Czech zoo; the first was born in Ostrava zoo in March but died a week ago. Indian Elephants are an endangered species threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation.

Author: Sarah Borufka