A video of an elephant taking a bath in a small pool is going viral online. The clip will bring a smile on your face. It was shared by the official Twitter account of Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and it shows a nine-year-old orphaned elephant enjoying her bath time.
Sharing the clip on October 7, Sheldrick Wildlife Trust revealed that the elephant’s name is Sonje and she was enjoying a bath at the Umani Springs. They also said that Sonje was rescued after she was injured by an arrow or a spear.
They captioned the viral video, “Sonje enjoys a soak at Umani Springs. She’s an orphan that was injured by a suspected arrow or spear before her rescue. Now 9 years old, she’s perfectly at home in the safe environs of the Kibwezi Forest, which offers lots of bathing spots (sic).”
Watch the video:
Sonje enjoys a soak at Umani Springs. She’s an orphan that was injured by a suspected arrow or spear before her rescue. Now 9 years old, she’s perfectly at home in the safe environs of the Kibwezi Forest, which offers lots of bathing spots. pic.twitter.com/raIAK3GN3s
— Sheldrick Wildlife (@SheldrickTrust) October 7, 2020
What is the video about?
The 35-second-long clip begins with Sonje splashing her trunk in the water. She continues to play as she splashes some mud on herself with her trunk. After a while, Sonje starts rolling in the mud. Finally, she rests on the cool mud and enjoys the sun.
After the viral clip was shared, it was viewed by netizens more than 9.6k times. At the time of writing this article, the tweet had managed to garner over 1.8k likes and several retweets.
See some of the reactions Twitter users posted in the comments section:
— Jan (@janodo36) October 8, 2020
WHAT A SWEET BABY
— (@0Strawberrybob) October 7, 2020
— My Beautiful Destination (@MyBeauDes) October 7, 2020
Another beautiful girl Sonje, loves the water, bless her!
— Mooshka (Cherri) (@Mooshka20) October 7, 2020
— Julie Morgan (@mousejcm) October 7, 2020
So happy for her
— Susan (@ambrosia2219) October 7, 2020
— robin_nature (@RobinNature) October 7, 2020
I love her
— Marilyn (@Patchythecat) October 7, 2020
This is so beautiful to see and it’s all thanks to you guys at the Sheldrick wildlife trust these amazing animals get a second chance at life
— Paula Hassall (@PaulaHassall) October 7, 2020
— Jackpot Equine (@jackpot_equine) October 7, 2020
Don’t have access to therapy right now so instead I’ve decided to watch videos of elephants elephanting. A++ highly recommend https://t.co/nXqm1kvds8
— natalee (@nataschleee) October 8, 2020
— Deb ~ (@Tk3cee) October 7, 2020
— Sunil Jamil (@SunilJamill) October 7, 2020
— Joanna Todd (@jojotodd_) October 7, 2020
I love her. https://t.co/PVqkrtdBVI
— Kels (@infpidealist) October 7, 2020
This clip made our day.
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