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Last Updated: Wednesday May 05 2010 12:00 GMT

In pics: Elephants on parade!

Elephants

Two hundred and sixty colourful baby elephants have packed their trunks and are now hiding around London!

Elephants and child

Elephant parades have already been held in Antwerp and Rotterdam, and after London the elephants will carry on their journey to New York.

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The elephants can be spotted around the capital. This herd are making friends with the local pigeons in Trafalgar Square!

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Probably not the fastest way to travel... Elephants walk at around 4 miles an hour. You might be better off taking the bus!

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The statues have been decorated by famous artists from around the world to raise money for charity.

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Asian elephants are an endangered species. Experts worry that they may become extinct in the next 30 years.

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In June the models will be sold to raise money to help protect elephants in India by making safe areas for them to live in.