Video of the day: Baby elephant makes her debut at Berlin Zoo


Video of the day: Baby elephant makes her debut at Berlin zooGetty

Berlin Zoo is celebrating the birth of Anchali, a baby Asian elephant - and she is already creating a stir. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO

Tourists are flocking to see the new arrival in their droves and the zoo says it is expecting record numbers of visitors.

"The birth of an elephant is world news, a rare occasion, and very special," says Berlin Zoo vet Andreas Ochs. Visitors are flocking in their droves to see her.

Anchalli was born on Sunday 12 Augustmeasuring just under 1m tall and weighing in at a healthy 160kg.






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Video of the day: Baby elephant makes her debut at Berlin Zoo

These babies, named Sri Kandi (left) and Arjuna (right) were born at Tierpark, Berlin, Germany. They made their debut on 5 March 2012.

Clinging to his mum, baby Changi meets his public  for the first time at Krefeld Zoo, Germany.

This little rhino, named Male, was born in January. He's pictured here with his mother, Mana, at Magdeburg Zoo, Germany.

The zoo at Tierpark in Berlin celebrated the birth of a litter of four dingo babies in January.

Only a few days old, this baby giraffe, named Kimarle, peaks out from her enclosure at the ZOOM Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany. The 170cm tall giraffe was born on March 9.

A one-month-old baby squirrel monkey clings to its mother's back at Qingdao Forest Wildlife Park, China.

A two-week old baby gorilla is cuddled by her mum, Mumba, a Western Lowland Gorilla, at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park near Ashford, Kent.

Born at Cincinnati Zoo,  US, this one-month old hedgehog is being hand reared by keepers until it is old enough to be included in the zoo's outreach programme.

Ludwig the baby elephant is clearly happy to be out and about at the Tierpark Hellabrunn Zoo, Munich.

These cuties were born in February at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

This cub was born prematurely at Toronto Zoo. His mum rejected him soon after he was born, so he was cared for by staff at the zoo. Here he is making his debut in February.

This six-month old baby Western Lowland Gorilla is seen here enjoying the spring sunshine with her mother at Dublin Zoo.

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