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Hanging Out with Elephants

November 9, 2015

Hanging Out with Elephants

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Angela Yang Angela Yang

The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, is one of the most spectacular places in the world for a wildlife conservationist to live, but the stresses of every day work always seem to find me.

On these days, I locate one of the Land Rovers and drive through the Mara Triangle, the west side of the reserve. My favorite thing to do is to encounter a herd of elephants and hang out with them, just watching and listening to them “be”.

I took this shot because I liked how the female elephant was tucking grass behind her ear – possibly for snacks later. This incredible privilege reminds me why I do what I do.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This photo was selected from many great shots submitted for our “Wildlife in Your Everyday Life” assignment.

Nikon D90


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2 comments

Bev du Toit
November 9, 2015 at 8:11 am

Magnificent animals. Never get tired of watching them and reading about them.

saadia
November 9, 2015 at 2:32 pm

may u always continue to love doing this…beautiful shot…u guys are gems in the rough !