Charging elephants can be deadly, but when an elephant calf recently ran at a safari vehicle — ears flapping and trumpeting a warning — it wasn’t frightening; it was downright cute.

After his first attempt at intimidation fails, the young elephant retreats to the grass and then makes a second go of it before returning to his mother’s side.

Laura Moss writes about a variety of topics with a focus on animals, science, language and culture. But she mostly writes about cats.

Adorable baby elephant fails to intimidate
Charging elephants can be deadly, but this elephant calf has a different effect.