Dallas Zoo ‘baby-proofed' for 332-pound elephant

A 332-pound baby can be a lot of work.

But after months of “baby-proofing,” baby Ajabu and his mom Mlilo have made their public debut together Wednesday at the Dallas Zoo.

Weather permitting, the pair will now make regular appearances outdoors after spending months bonding. The zoo’s team had to “baby-proof” several areas to make room for Ajabu including two barns, two behind-the-scenes yards and a lower part of the “Giants of the Savanna” habitat.

Born in May at 175 pounds and 3 feet tall, the little one has now grown to 332 pounds and almost 4 feet tall.

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