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Elephant Bull

African Elephant Bull Loxodonta Africana Kruger National Park South Africa

A long stretch of the H1-4 road between Satara and Olifants in the Kruger National Park runs through open savanna, a vast plain of pale yellow grass only sparingly interrupted by trees. This area is prime habitat for grazers as blue wildebeest and zebra, although only elephants came out of the shade to withstand the harsh afternoon sun on this unusual warm winter day. While feeding undisturbed on the few knob thorn trees around him, this impressive lone bachelor made his way towards the camera slow but sure, constantly keeping an eye on us. Being in the presence of such a display of power always evokes a sense of fear and excitement that makes me respect and appreciate the natural order of things.

African Elephant Bull Loxodonta Africana Kruger National Park South Africa

African Elephant Bull Loxodonta africana Kruger National Park South Africa

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