Showdown Between Chiang Mai Baby Elephant and Cat Goes Viral

 | Tue 29 Jul 2014 23:27 ICT

CityNews – An amusing video clip showing a cat facing down a baby jumbo at Chiang Mai’s Elephant Nature Park has gone viral, attracting more than half a million hits.

Image from BuzzFeed.

The clip shows the baby elephant, Navann, walking past the ginger cat with his mother. Then he turns back and appears to try to flick it away with his trunk.

But the cat keeps its cool and it is Navann who backs down and walks away, lifting his leg in what appears to be a rude gesture aimed at the fearless feline.

The clip was picked up by the news and entertainment website BuzzFeed, as well as other outlets, making the cute animals internet sensations.