Elephant calf plays in the ocean for the first time

When a baby elephant saw the ocean for the first time, he knew exactly what to do: play!

Watch the heartwarming encounter between a young pachyderm and the sea below.

The elephant calf frolicked in the waves of the Andaman Sea off the Thai island of Phuket, PowerFM 94.9 reported, entertaining tourists on the beach.

Early this year, a baby elephant was rescued from a well in India and return to his home in the jungle.

Last year, a woman in northern Malawi began hand-raising an orphaned baby elephant named Moses. Follow their continuing story here.