AFTERNOON SUN

It is a pure pleasure to watch a herd of Elephants in the late afternoon sun. The Thanda Safari guests enjoyed this encounter with the some of our gentle giants very much.

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PLAYFUL

Little Elephants are very playful, especially around water 😊 Have a good weekend!

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MUNCHING SOUNDS

Yesterday afternoon we were looking for Elephants and found them busy munching fresh green grass in a broken dam basin. I recommend that you watch this video twice. Once with your eyes open and once with your eyes closed (to experience the sounds properly).

We stayed for a long time to observe them converting a ‘long grass field’ quietly into a nicely cut ‘sports field’ 😊

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COOLING SYSTEM

The most important function of the huge Elephants’ ears is that of a cooling system. Pumping large amounts of blood through the ear’s many blood vessels, while waving the ears back and forth, helps these large creatures to stay cool 😎

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ON THE MOVE

These young bulls were on the move after a refreshing mud bath. The walked by my vehicle in perfect iPhone photography distance 😊

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