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A newborn Asian elephant stands with other members of its herd at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

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Baby elephant debut

A newborn Asian elephant stands with other members of its herd at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park on July 28 in Whipsnade, England. The 6-day-old Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), as yet unnamed, weighed 20 stone (280 pounds) at birth and stands only three feet tall.