June 8, 2016

Mud Bath

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June 8, 2016
Mud Bath

Species: African Elephant | Location: Samburu, Kenya

We were on our morning safari and had stopped to take pictures of a herd of elephants that were heading down to the river. We then went to where the guide thought they would go for water and started eating breakfast. The herd arrived with some very young elephants, along with slightly older ones. This elephant decided to go for a roll in the mud practically next to our vehicle. It sure looked like it was having a good time.

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About The Photographer

I'm an avid traveler who is trying to see as many areas of the world as possible. My goal is to see these environments before they are significantly impacted by climate change. I was shooting Nikon, but switched to Canon in 2014. Macros of flowers and plants were my first SLR subjects, but once I purchased longer lenses I've added birds, mammals and pretty much anything that moves. After each trip I make presentations in the local community, to try to build awareness of these areas and the issues that they face. Hopefully this will encourage more people to contribute to the support of these fragile environments.

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