Looking Back on The First Year of Lily The Baby Elephant

Lily the baby elephant at the Oregon Zoo celebrated her first birthday on November 30, 2013. As a part of the celebration, the zoo created this video looking back on her first year.

Oregon Zoo keepers celebrate “spitfire” who has energized herd and inspired visitors
She was born big — with an outsize personality to match — and she’s had a big impact on the Oregon Zoo’s world famous Asian elephant herd and zoo visitors alike.

Happy birthday Lily! Let’s celebrate with some doughnuts that look just like you!

Lilly Doughnuts

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.