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EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA - UNDATED: Young elephants bundle on top of each other as they play at the Addo Elephant National Park in Eastern Cape, South Africa. YOU wouldn't want to find yourself at the bottom of this playful bundle…as four baby elephants weighing up to 300kg pile on top of each other. The unusual moment was spotted by Ayesha Cantor, 46, in Addo Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa, during a day trip. The African elephants had been sipping water on the banks of the Ghwarrie Dam, as their mother cooled off. But just like their human counterparts, the youngsters playful intentions soon turned into some rough and tumble - much to the annoyance of the herds matriarch. After a few moments of pilling on, she swiftly marched in to break up the bundle, before the poor tyke at the bottom was injured. YOU wouldn't want to find yourself at the bottom of this playful bundle…as four baby elephants weighing up to 300kg pile on top of each other. The unusual moment was spotted by Ayesha Cantor, 46, in Addo Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa, during a day trip. The African elephants had been sipping water on the banks of the Ghwarrie Dam, as their mother cooled off. But just like their human counterparts, the youngsters playful intentions soon turned into some rough and tumble - much to the annoyance of the herds matriarch. After a few moments of pilling on, she swiftly marched in to break up the bundle, before the poor tyke at the bottom was injured. Ayesha, who owns Kragga Kamma Game Park, said: "We had been sitting at the dam for over an hour, watching the various family groups coming in to drink and play and then moving off. "We had just decided to move off when I just happened to glance back for a last look and quickly called out for my husband to stop again when I saw the two youngsters seemingly deep in conversation – one more pic turned into the elephant bundle. "I’ve heard and seen two babies briefly playing but never four and over such a long period of time as this. "Just like children, they test their boundaries, play teaches them to know their boundaries and how to behave within their family group. "It looked to us exactly how humans play, so playful and so fun. Amazing to see wild animals enjoying themselves in this way." But Ayesha admitted she wouldn't have wanted to be the elephant at the bottom of the 900kg pile, adding: "Having been near the bottom of a human pile-on you can be sure I was very pleased not to be that baby ellie at the bottom of this particular one."


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