This adorable video of baby elephant taking a mud bath will make you go awww

This adorable video of baby elephant taking a mud bath will make you go awww

Elephants are the most intelligent and adorable animals. There are a lot of videos on the internet proving the same. One such video of the gentle giant shared by the Twitter handle of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve has been going viral.

The aforementioned video was shared with the caption, "Baby elephant enjoying a mud bath at Bandhavgarh! Playtime apart, it also helps with thermoregulation, providing sunscreen or even soothing insect bites! No doubt they are one of the most intelligent creatures!"

The 12-second-video shows a baby elephant taking out wet mud with its trunk and putting it on its back. According to the caption, taking a mud bath helps the elephants with thermoregulation, which means maintaining the temperature of its body. The mud is also used as a sunscreen by the animal and it also helps in soothing insect bites.

Elephants are indeed the most intelligent creatures.

The internet fell in love with the video as soon as it was posted. The adorable clip garnered over 8,000 views along with a lot of retweets and likes.