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#1 MasaiMara Big Five - elephant family

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 16 August 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

In Africa, the big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. We were fortunate to see the Big 5 in 24 hours - so I will be sharing them over the next 5 days.
Toward the end of the first day we came across this herd with many babies.

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Fabulous.

16 Aug 2018 5:29am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a lovely moment to experience . .

16 Aug 2018 5:53am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

After seeing yesterdays image, it looks like you got there shortly after the mating season! The young animals are so precious.

16 Aug 2018 7:07am

@dobbino: Ha ha, I believe earlier in the year is the best time for births.

badtgv from provence, France

splendide

16 Aug 2018 7:11am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

I love its skin texture. Beautiful image.

16 Aug 2018 7:37am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

very good

16 Aug 2018 8:56am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Oh, great capture of the Big Five !!

16 Aug 2018 9:23am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb image. I am concerned at the growing number of these beautiful creatures being poached. I think your series shows just why we should protect these animals. 5*

16 Aug 2018 10:13am

@Shaun: Yes we should protect them, I wish these countries who have the privilege of sharing their land with these amazing animals were more conservation inclined.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful family portrait.

16 Aug 2018 10:29am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

So cute family ! Excellent capture, great experience !

16 Aug 2018 10:51am

Devi from Chennai, India

brilliant and warm capture !!! Excellent !!!!

16 Aug 2018 11:03am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Sweet moment and good to hear there were many babies!

16 Aug 2018 1:37pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

what a precious image

16 Aug 2018 1:50pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Absolutely superb photo of the family! Excellent!

16 Aug 2018 8:39pm

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