Did you know today is World Elephant Day?
Ahead the big day to celebrate all that we love about the species and raise awareness of their plight, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust we're having a countdown of our top reasons to love elephants.
9. They've developed their own skin care routine
Many of us may panic about getting wrinkles, but elephants are born with them. Nonetheless, they do get sunburnt and have to protect their skin by throwing mud and sand over themselves. For the younger orphans, we cover their delicate skin with sun cream or shade it with an umbrella!