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Raising a Baby Elephant

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Raising a Baby Elephant

Short | 01:20

With poor eyesight and bad coordination, baby elephants can be a handful - but with help from their families and at least six months of practice, they eventually get a handle on maneuvering their trunks.

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Elephants live a privileged life in the wild, surrounded by a strong family unit and threatened by very few predators. However, in areas where they live side by side with humans, it's a much different story. We track land's biggest mammal around the globe to see how they cope in our modern world, and how man impacts their lives in both negative and positive ways. From the giant bulls of the African bushveld to the timber elephants of Asia, we follow these gentle giants and the dedicated men and women helping them to change with the times.

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