It’s cold, it’s November and sometimes only an adorable video of a baby elephant will do.

Thankfully, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – which runs an orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program based in Kenya – knows what’s what and has shared a ridiculously cute clip of an elephant calf that has won the internet’s heart.

The 13-second video shows the animal peeking over its wooden enclosure – revealing just its eyes – while playfully waving its trunk around. Halfway through the clip, a high-pitched squeaking sound can be heard, which appears to be the elephant’s way of saying: “I’m having a good time”.

The clip, captioned “peekaboo”, has been shared more than 70,000 times on Twitter since it was posted this weekend and racked up more than 7,000 likes.

And it’s fair to say people couldn’t get enough of the little elephant:

You’re welcome.

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