Heavy new arrival at Whipsnade

Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire has a new and rather large arrival - a 20 stone Asian elephant calf named Max!

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Heavy new arrival at Whipsnade

Max, the new elephant at Whipsnade in Bedfordshire

Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire has a new and rather large arrival - a 20 stone Asian elephant calf. Three-week-old Max was born three weeks ago to second-time mum Karishma, measuring three feet tall and weighing in at a hefty 129kg. He shares a seven acre paddock with nine other elephants.

Max, the new baby elephant at Whipsnade