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Watch: When an elephant calf decided it wanted to take a nap...in the middle of the road

When you’re sleepy, no power on earth can stop you. Not even mum.

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Children can often by stubborn and unreasonable, and the same is true for children of the animal world. This was proven by a baby elephant in a wildlife reserve who decided that it wanted an untimely siesta in the middle of a road on which tourist jeeps were passing.

The video (above) captures the moment. A baby elephant got comfortable as it plopped down in the middle of the road, and tourists waited patiently in the jeeps as they enjoyed the family drama that unfolded.

The mother tried to dissuade the children with gentle nudges, but the calf would have none of it. Even when the entire herd showed up, the calf remained adamant to finish its nap. It was only after much convincing that it finally got up and took off .

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