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WATCH: Baby elephant enjoys ‘sliding down the hill’ in hilarious video

Baby elephant Yang Niu in China knows how to enjoy life. Her spirited attitude towards life was witnessed in a video of her sliding down a muddy slope in a jungle. It's likely you've come across the video as it went viral with a version of it having 3 million views. Yang Niu is a two-year-old baby elephant from the Asian elephant breeding and rescue centre in China's Yunnan province. Yang Niu's playful mood was captured on video by her caretaker at the reserve. 

VIRAL VIDEO: Elephant saves man from ‘drowning’ in river

WATCH: A heart-warming video has emerged on the internet, showing the baby elephant wading through river to save his human friend. The video has been seen at least 2.2 million people online. The video shows the wonderful bond between Kham Lha, the elephant, and his trainer, Darrick. Footage captured at the Elephant Nature Park in Northern Thailand shows the trainer swimming in water. Kham Lha, in the meantime, misunderstands and thinks Darrick needs help. So the elephant rushes to rescue her human, almost as if it were a…