Elephants (Loxondonta africana) take frequent naps, but most often on four legs. They actually sleep for a remarkably short time in the wild, some say two to three hours a day, and only sleep lying down once in every three to four days. We stumbled upon this pachyderm, fast asleep in the prone position.
Population Trend : Stable; Threat: Vulnerable – Source IUCN
(Canon EOS 5D Mk III/ EF100-400mm IS II USM; 1/180 sec; f/6.7; ISO 320; 400mm)
Picture ©2016 Andrew Field – Simply Wild Photography
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