Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Cute alert: Female elephant calf born at Disney World's Animal Kingdom

Disney World's seventh elephant calf has been born at Animal Kingdom.

Disney publicity photo by David Roark 
The female elephant named Stella was born to 28-year-old Donna. This is Donna's third calf. She gave both to Nadirah in 2005, and Luna in 2010, according to the Disney Parks Blog.

Donna became pregnant through natural breeding in January 2015 and received extensive pre-natal care throughout her pregnancy.

Stella and her mom can now be seen on the the savanna at Kilimanjaro Safaris at Animal Kingdom.

 Disney publicity photo by David Roark
 Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently welcomed a new female elephant calf, Stella (right). This is the third
 calf for Donna, (left) who has given birth to two other female calves. 
Disney publicity photo by David Roark 
The birth of the elephant calf Stella raises the number of elephants in the Animal Kingdom 
herd to 10, including three males and six females

Disney publicity photo by David Roark 
 Guests onboard the Kilimanjaro Safaris at the Anima Kingdom  can see baby Stella and mom,
 Donna, exploring the savanna.
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