This Valentine's Day, heartwarming images of a mother and her offspring from Mbeli bai, the clearing in the Congo that attracts astonishing wildlife.
Roxanne is a female estimated at 20 to 25 years old and she recently showed up with her first baby. Elephant mothers generally have tight bonds with their young ones and, from the pictures, she looks to be no exception.
The researchers at the Mbeli Bai Study are looking for some help naming the little one. There's only one rule: each family member's name starts with the same letter. In this case, that's R.