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POWELL, Ohio – An Ohio zoo’s newest baby elephant has finally gotten his first taste of the great outdoors.

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According to WLWT, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium took to social media on Sunday to share an adorable video of the Asian elephant calf’s first trip outside with his mother, Phoebe.

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“When you’re a 9-week-old baby Asian elephant, exploring outside for the first time is a big task,” the zoo said of the unnamed male calf, who was born June 16. “From climbing on the top of dirt hills to rolling around in the mud to drinking out of the pool, Phoebe’s calf had lots to see and do, while not venturing too far from mom, of course!”

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The zoo added that visitors may be able to see the baby with his mother from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, WLWT reported.

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