In the Moscow zoo-born elephant calf weighing 90 pounds

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobunny entrance of the Moscow zoo. Archival photoIn the Moscow zoo-born elephant calf weighing 90 pounds© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

The baby elephant was born in the Moscow zoo, at birth, he weighed about 90 kilograms, reported on the website of the municipality.

Now the baby most of the time spends with the mother, who feeds him milk every hour and a half. Experts note that «adult» food, he will go to two or three years.

«His favorite pastime — trunk to lift the stick or throw the grass. At birth, the elephant calf weighed about 90 kilograms», — quotes the portal of the city hall press service of the zoo.

The zoo added that most favorite treat adult elephants bananas and apples every day animal can eat about 150 kg of food per day.