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Taken with an "old-fashioned" camera using black and white film - Amboseli, Kenya, 2005.

 

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Chobe River, Botswana - August '93

 

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Amboseli National Park, Kenya - February '12

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ovenbird

I love the bum butt...what the heck were they doing? Dancing, perhaps?

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Safaridude

I love the bum butt...what the heck were they doing? Dancing, perhaps?

 

They were doing that for a good 30 seconds... do elephants get itchy?

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africapurohit

Ruaha, Tanzania (2008).

 

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Selinda 2005, Two images showing part of the biggest elephant aggregation I've ever seen. ...there were hundreds of them. 1st image taken with a 10D SLR & 100-400mm, the 2nd shot taken with an old film P&S so I could try and capture the scale of the event. Driving along the spillway that afternoon I stopped counting when I reached the 500th elephant. Needless to say the dust was thick and hung in the air.


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Taken in Shaba Game Reserve, Kenya. This picture graces my computer desktop!

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madaboutcheetah

Green season, Kwara

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This guy had just finished fighting an older bull. Notice the blood on his cheek (was on both sides). Namutoni area of Etosha, March 2012

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This momma was one of the desert elephants we tracked in the Mowani region of Namibia.

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The family is together.

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Reaching the high limbs.

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Look at the eyelashes. My wife is jealous. Outside of Halali, Namibia

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They walked on by. Our last Ellie sighting in Etosha.

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urologysteve

I had to add this one. I'll see if anybody notices....

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Sverker

It is not blood. The temporal glands in bulls excrete something when in musth. Read more here.

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urologysteve

@@Sverker thanks for the correction. I am new at this and should have done some more research before posting. Sorry.

 

I am always open to learning new things! Thanks again

 

Stephen

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Maasai Mara in the Triangle July 2012

 

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Naboisho Conservancy, Masaai Mara, 2013

 

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Amboseli bull, 2010

 

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Where is my shoe?

 

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Sharifa

That is a little too close for comfort @@AKR1

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africapurohit

This photo was taken in Chitabe, Botswana, at a focal distance of 100mm and filled the frame - luckily for us, it was only a mock charge. We were being guided by the legendary Newman who knew the elephant well - he told us that although this bull can be a bit grumpy (because of his painful rotting tusk), he never intends to harm anyone. Apparently, this elephant would also mock charge any other animal that got too close.

 

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Masai Mara, Naboisho conservancy, 2013:

 

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Sharifa

These elephants were close enough to touch. From the Hide in Mapungubwe

 

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Amboseli, 2010

 

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Dust steam engine- we were mock charged by this guy

 

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Soukous

Crossing the Ewaso Ngiro, Samburu NP, Kenya

 

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