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World's first set of male twin elephants born

By T.K. Randall
March 23, 2010 · Comment icon 6 comments

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A set of extremely rare twin male elephants have been born in Thailand, both are alive and well.
A crowd of onlookers cheered as the elephants were born. Twin elephants are a very rare occurance and have a very low survival rate, it is thought that these could be the first male twin elephants in the world to have survived birth.
Thong-Kum and Thong-Tang, believed to be the world's first set of male twins, are just two-weeks old and are reported to be in a healthy condition. One onlooker had travelled from a local town just to see the rare phenomenon. "I can't believe there are twin elephants, I have heard they are so rare," she said.

Source: Telegraph | Comments (6)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by the rebirth 15 years ago
elephants are p cool.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Flamemagic 15 years ago
That is cool.
Comment icon #3 Posted by SameerPrehistorica 14 years ago
So sweet..... I wish they have a long life...
Comment icon #4 Posted by Darkwind 14 years ago
Awww baby elephants are so cute.
Comment icon #5 Posted by danielost 14 years ago
Awww baby elephants are so cute. all baby mammals, and crocs and other babies that mom takes care of are cute. it is called the cute facter.
Comment icon #6 Posted by WolvenZombie 14 years ago
That's pretty cool.

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