The video below was originally shared on Twitter by Praveen Kaswan (Indian Forest Service officer), and credited to China Central Television (CCTV). It shows an elephant family sleeping during their 500km trek across China. Read more here
See video here (click to view)
This sleeping elephant family is best thing on internet today. Via CCTV. pic.twitter.com/1WahEM7eYK
— Parveen Kaswan (@ParveenKaswan) June 9, 2021
It’s pretty unusual to see adult elephants lying down. Their sheer size puts a large strain on the parts of the body against the ground (often seen in poached rhino), so this family must have been exhausted.