Daily Wanderlust: Navann, the baby elephant

Written by on November 14, 2012 in Destinations - 12 Comments

A few weeks ago, Elephant Nature Park welcomed a new baby boy to the herd — Navann.

Elephant Nature Park Navann baby elephant

Of course, there will be a story coming, but for now, enjoy this adorable little guy! If you want more baby, be sure to check out this video of his first “bath.”

About the Author

Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Spain. Previously, she lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she worked for Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park, an organization dedicated to rescuing elephants and raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. A former career breaker and long-term solo traveler,  today, Diana is a responsible elephant tourism expert and the co-founder of #RTTC, the Responsible Travel & Tourism Collective, which includes a weekly chat on Twitter focusing on responsible tourism. She has spoken about responsible tourism at TBEX Europe and Asia and has appeared as an elephant tourism expert in numerous documentaries. Recently, Diana was featured in an episode of House Hunters International. She is a regular contributor to Top 10 Vegas, and her writing has appeared in About.com, Thought Catalog, The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Luna Luna, Vegas Seven, World Nomads, Viator, CheapOair, OneTravel and more.

12 Comments on " Daily Wanderlust: Navann, the baby elephant "

  1. Audrey | That Backpacker November 14, 2012 at 11:04 pm · Reply

    So cute!!! He’s a furry little one and it looks like he wants to go for a swim! ;D

    • Diana November 18, 2012 at 12:03 pm · Reply

      Navann loves the water!

  2. Emily in Chile November 15, 2012 at 9:08 am · Reply

    He is TOO cute!

    • Diana November 18, 2012 at 12:03 pm · Reply

      Yeah, I’m pretty much in LOVE!

  3. Ally November 17, 2012 at 3:36 am · Reply


    • Diana November 18, 2012 at 12:02 pm · Reply

      Navann is awesome!

  4. Tom @ Waegook Tom November 26, 2012 at 8:54 pm · Reply

    Ohmygod TOO CUTE! I can’t think of anything else to write here that doesn’t involve the word “cute”, lots of exclamation points, or non-words like, “awwww!” and “Eeeee!”, so I’ll leave it there.

    • Diana December 3, 2012 at 3:30 am · Reply

      Ha ha!! I would have loved that!!!

  5. Bobbi Lee Hitchon November 27, 2012 at 8:55 pm · Reply

    Look at the fuzz on top of his head! What a cutie!

    • Diana December 3, 2012 at 3:30 am · Reply

      I adore him! You will have to come back and see him!!

  6. The Guy November 29, 2012 at 11:54 am · Reply

    Great video, you’ve got to love his playful curiosity. He just can’t figure out what to do with that tub can he?

    • Diana December 3, 2012 at 3:28 am · Reply

      You should see him now … even cuter and in a bigger tub!

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