These baby elephants can fix even the worst morning

Here's your new favorite go-to site.

 

Ned Donovan

Internet Culture

Published May 10, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 8:19 am CDT

When I’m feeling down, I turn to adorable GIFs of animals, and my new favorite destination for this is r/BabyElephantGIFs on Reddit, a subreddit entirely dedicated to animated pictures of, as expected, baby elephants. With contributions by dedicated users who’ve trawled elephant documentaries and videos for the perfect GIFs, it is one of the most fascinating and adorable things on the Internet right now. Here are 10 of its best submissions.

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1) “Secret baby elephant handshake”

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2) “He’s so excited!”

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3) “Baby elephants are enthusiastic swimmers” 

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4) “Mom, we have a visitor” 

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5) “Baby elephant charge”

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6) “Pooped”

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7) “Mom, you’re in the way!”

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8) “Only one place to go when you get spooked”

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9) “Dammit Mom, they didn’t set it up for you!”

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10)  “Let me just…”

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*First Published: May 10, 2014, 9:00 am CDT