By Rebecca Lewis @RebeccaSLewis

A BABY elephant learnt a valuable lesson after a WARTHOG forced him off a watering hole

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Pick on someone your own size? The adult warthog walks up to the baby elephant

The unusual scenes were spotted in March in Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa.

Not on my turf! The baby ellie stomps his foot on the ground in warning

Conrad Cramer, a 42-year-old photographic guide, was observing the herd of elephant on a hot day by a small watering hole.

Moving on: The warthog appears to admit defeat and walks away

One five-year-old baby elephant was particularly enjoying the mud and cool water – but didn’t count on a rude intruder disrupting the peace.

Three baby elephants watch as the warthog waddles away

Conrad said: “It was clear that he had his mind set on the mud wallow to cool himself down. 

"At his first approach the young elephant closest to the mud wallow kicked mud up at him and trumpeted loudly chasing the warthog off.

Back again: But the warthog returns and the elephant looks perturbed

“But the pig turned around and slowly approached the young elephant indignantly, coming to face him head on.

Not on my patch! The warthog jumps up at the ellie and waves its tusks

"To my surprise the warthog stood his ground, and then to my disbelief, he lunged forward hooking with his tusks toward the elephant.”

Bruised ego: The baby elephant backs away as the warthog stands victorious

Shocked, the young elephant quickly returned to the safety of its herd and left the warthog the ruler of the watering hole.

Content: The warthog enjoys the muddy watering hole as the elephants linger nearby

Conrad added: “To say that the elephants nose was put of joint is an understatement. His pride was most definitely bruised.”