As you can see in the picture of this plushie, the African Elephant Baby is missing its tusks. That is because they lose their large white tusks when they are babies and then adult tusks begin to grow in. This is similar to how kids lose their baby teeth before their adult teeth grow in. Due to this, these zoo stuffed animals are excellent toddler toys, baby toys, and kids toys to help your kids sleep when the tooth fairy stops in for a visit. If you are looking for a gift for teens, Christmas gifts, or a birthday gift for kids, this stuffed animal will be one they will not forget. Wild Republic has been developing plush animals and educational toys for kids of all ages since 1979, with unique specialization in lifelike stuffed animals.