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Eye in eye with an elephant Morning bushwalk true the Okavango delta.  African bush elephant,Botswana,Geotagged,Loxodonta africana Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Eye in eye with an elephant

Morning bushwalk true the Okavango delta.

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  1. Even knowing you used a 200mm lens here, that seems a little close! And I have been known to get a little too close...and this makes me nervous! Great shot. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great shot, Pim, welcome to JungleDragon! Posted 4 years ago

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The African bush elephant is the larger of the two species of African elephant. Both it and the African forest elephant have usually been classified as a single species, known simply as the African elephant, but recent evidence has seen the forest elephant classified as a distinct species . Some authorities still consider the currently available evidence as insufficient for splitting African elephants into two species.

Similar species: Elephants
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Uploaded Oct 25, 2014. Captured Apr 26, 2014 20:59 in A35, Botswana.
  • DSLR-A500
  • f/9.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 200mm