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The tender loving care lavished on baby elephants is one of the species’ more endearing characteristic. Calves small enough to walk under mother (first year) remain in consant touch. Birth weight c. 265 lb / 120 kg.
African Elephants (Loxodonta africana), Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/350 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 125
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Comments

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture, very original! :-))

  • Thank you very much David!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 4 years ago

    Excellent work Konstatinos !

  • Thanks a lot Magaret, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Garth Smith
    Garth Smithabout 4 years ago

    :-) nice shot.

  • Thank you Garth!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Erika Snell
    Erika Snellabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks a lot Erika, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaalmost 4 years ago

  • With pleasure Karen!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2almost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Angela!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • marella
    marellaalmost 4 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Awesome detailed capture…love the title

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  • Thank you very much Larry!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • rmc314
    rmc314over 3 years ago

    love this!!!! great perspective…:)

  • Thanks a lot Roni!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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