You just have to love those elephants in the Mana Pools area! They are so innovative. Here a bull elephant (Loxodonta africana) is shaking the trunk of the tree hope of a fall of Acacia albida (renamed Faidherbia albida) pods, which are an absolute delicacy for elephants in the season. This bull shook the tree several times. In between bullying the tree with such power and great, if not brute, strength, the elephant walked around picking up the pods delicately and gently, one by one, with his trunk. The extremes of the wild under the shade of a tree.
(Canon EOS 5D Mk III/EF24-105mm f/4LIS USM ; 1/30 sec; f/9; ISO 800; 80mm)
Picture ©2014 Andrew Field – Simply Wild Photography
Burk Uzzle is an American photo journalist whose image was used on the cover of the famous Woostock album. His career in photography took him to great heights at a young age, he being one of the youngest Life Magazine photographers ever be appointed by them in his time. He has written several books on photography.
“Photography is a love affair with life.“
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Stuck in darkest Africa, lost in the wild and loving it! Don’t let me out of here…