It appears a cute baby elephant has sparked a debate.
Who said an animal can’t act like a drama queen? And who said an animal can’t throw a hissy fit?
The non-profit, We Love Animals, posted a YouTube video on its Facebook page on Sunday of a baby elephant supposedly throwing a temper tantrum right on camera.
We Love Animals claims the elephant went into a rage, fell over, rocked himself side to side, and rolled around on the ground when he wasn’t getting his way. The video shows the mother ignoring the nonsense and walking away.
But was this poor baby elephant really getting into a fuss and going to extremes to get attention?
The comments on the post show people going back and forth on whether the little guy actually had a temper tantrum. Some say he lost his balance and had difficulty getting back up. Other say he fell over and decided to do a quick bum rub. Could it just have been a baby rolling around and enjoying the nature around him? Maybe he had an itch and fell to the ground to give himself a relieving scratch?
Perhaps, this organization may have exaggerated slightly. Either way, we’re amused! Regardless of this baby elephant’s objective, we’re enjoying this light-hearted humor!
Take a watch! What do you think this baby elephant is doing?
Sarah Francis is a half-Palestinian journalism junkie, a proud Charlotte, NC native with an oversized sweet tooth, and an active world traveler. Ask her where she’s headed next. (@Sarah_Francis25)