The kicker

S'Luk Chai', the calf of two Bangkok street <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ANSP0000010" title="Elephant (animal)" href="/topic/science-technology/science/zoology/elephant-%28animal%29-ANSP0000010.topic">elephants</a> which arrived from Thailand in 2006, kicks a giant soccer ball during his second birthday celebrations at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The 830kg infant was the first Asian elephant to be born in Australia and is considered to be a milestone in the zoo's Asian Elephant Conservation Program.

( Getty Images photo by Torsten Blackwood / July 4, 2011 )

S'Luk Chai', the calf of two Bangkok street elephants which arrived from Thailand in 2006, kicks a giant soccer ball during his second birthday celebrations at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The 830kg infant was the first Asian elephant to be born in Australia and is considered to be a milestone in the zoo's Asian Elephant Conservation Program.

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