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African elephant is the largest land animal with height up to 3.3 meters and weight up to 6,000 kg (consumes about 150 kg of grass per day). It uses its trunk to suck up and release water into its mouth as well as to spray it on its body to cool it. Dust-bathing after a swim helps to protect its skin from sunburn.
*Kruger National Park, South Africa*

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/200 sec at f/ 6.3, ISO 100
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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

    Whoops sorry the shot hasn’t been featured yet, it is still in the moderation line, could you please remove the above feature banner and add this one instead :-)

  • Thanks Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 4 years ago

    EXCELLENT WORK!

  • Thank you very much Magaret!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 4 years ago

  • It’s my pleasure Magaret!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 3 years ago

  • With pleasure Karen!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • marella
    marellaover 3 years ago

  • With pleasure Marella!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 3 years ago

    5-25-11

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    PERMANENT FEATURE PAGE: ELEPHANTS ON PARADE and their friends!

  • Many thanks for the feature Pat, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 2 years ago


    4 December 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Vitta
    Vittaover 1 year ago

    FEATURED!!!

    Please, check our Forums and Congratulate Featured Artists http://www.redbubble.com/groups/fauna-flora-and...

  • Many thanks for the feature Vitta!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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