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Elephants tend to stay near water sources. They can consume as much as 40 L (11 USgal) of water in a day. 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 constant touch.
African Elephants (Loxodonta africana), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa
Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 250 mm, 1/200 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200
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