artwork: Nick Brandt - "Elephants Walking through Grass, Amboseli", 2008 - Archival pigment print - Edition of 8 - x Courtesy Hasted Kraeutler, New York. On view in "On This Earth, A Shadow Falls" from March until May
White elephant - The ‘white ghosts’ of Etosha can be observed frequenting the Nebrownii waterhole, where the dry white clay dusts their skin and coats the entire elephant in white – often brilliantly offset against the bright blue sky.
A large Elephant Bull (Loxodonta Africana) approaching Hapoor Dam in Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa's Eastern Cape. This is the park's only large "Tusker", a term used to define elephant bulls with extremely large tusks
Sebastiao Salgado - Kafue National Park, Zambia, 2010
I love the strong emotions in this picture. Typically the lioness is the one in charge, the one who hunts and takes care of the babies but here she surrenders, gives up her power momentarily to engage to the lion's sweet play.
This is beautiful ( Elephants love reunions. They recognize one another after years and years of separation and greet each other with wild, boisterous joy. There’s bellowing and trumpeting, ear flapping and rubbing.