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Safari Park celebrates birth of first baby elephant

The latest arrival at West Midland Safari Park is a baby elephant- the first to be born there in its 41 year history.

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Baby elephant born at West Midlands Safari Park

The baby elephant weighed 100kg when he was born Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

Head Elephant Keeper, Andy Plumb, said:

"This really is fantastic news, the baby is absolutely perfect - just like his mother - and both are fine. The birth was an uncomplicated one and Five clearly adores her new baby. We are all absolutely over the moon that mum and baby are doing well.

The baby elephant does not yet have a name Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

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