They are more used to a balmy climate, but as these amazing pictures show, elephants love to play in the snow too.
Two of the massive mammals played together in the cold safari park in Ontario, Canada and even made a gigantic snowball together. Scroll down for more...
Snowball: An elephant uses his trunk to compact the snow
The elephants at the African Lion Safari in Hamilton, used their trunks to gather the snow and pile it high to create the massive ball of ice.
They worked hard to compact the snow and the structure was so stable that one of the safari park workers could stand on it. Scroll down for more...
Strong: The elephants' snowball is so strong that a man can stand on it
Playing: An elephant frolics in the snow
The park was founded by a retired Canadian Army colonel and opened its doors to the public in 1969. From 1985, they made a concentrated effort to breed Asian elephants. And if these pictures are anything to go by, their descendants are having a ball.
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