An Asian elephant with her newborn calf on Wednesday at the Planckendael zoo in Muizen, Belgium. He is the third elephant born in six months at the zoo. Photo: AFP 

A baby elephant boom as Belgian zoo welcomes third calf in six months

The healthy newborn was on his feet within 15 minutes of birth and soon walking well, the Planckendael zoo said.

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An Asian elephant with her newborn calf on Wednesday at the Planckendael zoo in Muizen, Belgium. He is the third elephant born in six months at the zoo. Photo: AFP 
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