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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), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 112 mm, 1/640 sec at f/ 5, ISO 200
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Comments

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...almost 3 years ago

    beautiful picture!

  • Thanks a lot Charmiene!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Quinn Blackburn
    Quinn Blackburnalmost 3 years ago

    postcard perfection! makes me wish I were there :o)

  • Thank you very much for your comment Quinn!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 3 years ago

    Wow this is such a beautiful scene,
    instant favorite

  • Thank you very much Malcom!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous nature shot Konstantinos, kind regards, Mark.

  • Thanks a lot Mark!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • James Gibbs
    James Gibbsalmost 3 years ago

    Very nice capture and color!

  • Thanks a lot James!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 3 years ago


    1 Image per day 2011/07/28

    Excellent capture!

  • Thank you very much Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsalmost 3 years ago

    Knew it was yours when I saw the thumbnail! ;-)
    Excellent work and capture as always Konstantinos, they look as if they have just left a watering hole. Lovely light, scene and capture.

  • Many thanks for your comment my friend, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • dgrizzle
    dgrizzlealmost 3 years ago


    July 28, 2011

  • Thanks a lot for the feature Darcy, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent!!! Congratulations on your well deserved feature!! Way to go!

  • Thank you very much Cee, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Toni Kane
    Toni Kanealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful family portrait. ;-)

  • Thanks a lot Toni!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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