Baby elephant in pool: What is Belle's name short for?
Baby elephant in pool – put that into Google and you'll find a throng of videos of Belle, Forth Worth Zoo's newest Asian elephant, playing in a blow up kiddie pool. It's adorable. Just hit play.
Baby elephant Belle splashing in a pool is the animal-lover's newest Internet sensation. Who is she?
She is only the second Asian elephant birth in the zoo's 104-year history. Belle's mother is 40-year-old Rasha and her father, currently on loan to the Denver Zoo, is 43-year-old Groucho. Elephants gestate for 22-months.
Bluebonnet, the zoo's first Asian elephant calf, was born in 1998.
Asian elephants have been on the endangered species list in 1976.