Pachyderm Pending blog: Rose-Tu ultrasound video

November 29, 2012 - 4:01pm

Rose-Tu continues to make progress

Her contractions are more visible now, but not regular — she has not entered active labor. During an ultrasound this morning, animal staff could see the baby’s feet beginning to enter the birth canal — a good sign, since baby elephants are supposed to enter the world feet-first. The baby is active and Rose-Tu remains comfortable and calm. In this video you can see two small feet of Rose-Tu's calf on the ultrasound monitor.