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Photographed in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

The male African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is the heaviest of all land mammals, and can weigh as much as 6000kg. Their lifespan is on average 70 years. Their main predator tends to be MAN because of the value of their ivory.

  1. Nikon D200 with the Nikkor 70-300mm zoom

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african, elephant, loxodonta africana, danger, dangerous, big five, big 5, mammal, large, vickie burt

I try to record the beauty of our world as I see it, using my camera.

My images DO NOT BELONG to the Public Domain. All images are COPYRIGHT © Victoria Burt 2008-2013. All Rights Reserved.

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