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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.
Tarangire National Park in Tanzania is famous for its huge number of baobab trees and has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in Tanzania.
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana), Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, Africa
Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 300 mm, 1/500 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400
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